Enable Terminal Server on a remote machine

Date June 25, 2009

Well, sort of. This is an old howto that I apparently missed. I really know so little about Windows administration that finding gems like this makes me really excited :-) Anyway, it’s possible to connect to a remote machine’s registry, alter the data in it, then remotely reboot the machine so that it can come […]

Remote Management and its Limits

Date August 14, 2008

Well, it appears that one of the cables in my new rack is bad. Specifically, it looks like it’s the one going to the “red” switch. It’s not really surprising, I suppose, given the last minute rush to find color matched cables. What this means is that I’ve got to walk someone through replacing it […]

Email to the position, not the person

Date August 12, 2008

Just a small note that comes to mind as I register this Belkin IP-KVM that just came across my desk. When you go to register an asset, hardware or software, invariably you are asked for an email address. The initial knee jerk reaction is to use your normal email address, but they really don’t want […]