Joan Room Booking

Written by on 06.07.2019 | Linux

I wanted to add some room booking assistants to our conference rooms. My last place used evoko units – which worked quite well – but they required 1) PoE ethernet drops and 2) $1100 each. So after reading about Joan I decided to get one to try out. They offer both SaaS and on-prem hosting […]

RDS Default Printers

Written by on 12.04.2018 | Microsoft

We had an aging RDS 2012R2 farm that was in need of some upgrades; Installed RDS2016 and hoped it would fix a few issues. Overall it’s pretty good, but we made the mistake of not realizing the 2012 licenses were NOT under SA, so we had to reorder license CALs. One of the major issues […]

Show Sender’s Domain In Outlook View

Written by on 10.16.2018 | Microsoft

While DKIM and SPF records have curbed some of the phishing attempts that “come from” my domain, there are still many times that users are confused as to why the CEO is emailing them wanting to change bank information or to buy hundreds of dollars of iTunes gift cards. I’m usually met with a “just […]

Click to Run Office, Install Visio

Written by on 03.05.2018 | Microsoft

I needed to install Visio on my laptop. Laptop, running Win10 Pro 1709, already had Office 365’s office version installed. Visio was part of our VLSC/Business Center downloads. I noticed I had MAK keys and C2R-P MAK keys for the ODT. I tried to just install from the downloaded ISO but it said something about […]

Reset WordPress Password

Written by on 01.29.2018 | Linux, Miscellaneous

Taking over the IT department when the previous IT regime had zero plans on how to integrate the series of businesses they had taken over in the past several years makes for some fun times. I have 4 different godaddy accounts, a couple DH accounts, and even one from a German company I had never […]

Unifi Linux and Windows Certificates

Written by on 01.29.2018 | Linux, Miscellaneous, Networking

I thought I knew it all about certificates, but then I was humbled once again. I needed to “secure” an internal linux webserver using our Windows 2016 CA as to remove the “this is an unverified site” messages that liked to pop up when browsing the various sites. The process I had done in the […]