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Corporate Google Calendar in Thunderbird

Quite a while ago my corporate calendar got switched from an internally hosted system to THE CLOUD!!!!

Ahem. Sorry, my buzzword detector went off and I flinched and hit caps lock. Don't ask me how that resulted in all of the !'s. ;-)

Five Nines...of Spammers

It turns out I've had spammers registering accounts on this site for quite a while now. Fortunately, I require admin verification of any new accounts, so none of the spammers got anywhere. Unfortunately, I had failed to configure my email address, so I wasn't getting notified of any user registrations.

Dell CS24-SC Remote KVM on Linux

My working BMC Hotkey settings

A little less than a year ago I picked up an old Dell CS24-SC 1U server from EBay. It's got a ton of power - dual quad core, 24 GB of RAM, 4 146 GB 15k SAS drives, and an integrated BMC. That last is something I've struggled with though. Because this is a server, I really don't want to leave a keyboard and mouse plugged in to it all the time. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to get the remote KVM functionality working. Until now, that is.

Hello World

It's a rule that I have to use this title for my first post, right? ;-)

In any case, if you're wondering who I am, what this is, and why any of this matters to you, check the About page. It might not answer all of your questions, but it'll be a start. Beyond that, watch this space for more - and hopefully more interesting - content in the future. I have some ideas for things I'd like to throw up here for the world to see, but these things take time and there never seems to be enough of that.

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