Browsing Category: "Servers"

Episode 12 – It’s Pronounced Kickstart

Automation, Desktops, General Interest, Networking, OLPC, Patches, Servers, SPAM August 18th, 2007

Recorded: August 14, 2007
Your Hosts: Keith Albright and Rich Niemeier

Show Length: 1:33:58

Sorry it took so long to edit and post. I took a couple vacation days and didn’t get to do the final steps.

Just Rich and I this episode…..unless you count ‘Virtual Ted’. Rich and I cover the usual gamut of news topics; Novell/SCO Unix lawsuit, Google’s 700Mhz Spectrum bid, and a NJ beach town’s plans to be the next technological marvel. Rich uncovers follow-up information about the health-risks of laser printers. We discuss what Apple can do to help with lost/stolen iPods and how to audit USB device usage on your network. We end with our website picks and as usual, we hope you enjoy.
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Website Picks:

Keith’s Pick: NPA Lookup Tool

Rich’s Pick: New video site – VBS.TV

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Episode 8 – Legacy Devices

Geek Stuff, Podcast, Rants, Security, Servers, SPAM, Vendors July 6th, 2007

Recorded: July 5, 2007
Your Hosts: Keith Albright and Rich Niemeier
Show Length: 1:47:02

Rich and I discuss legacy devices and the problems encountered when trying to replace them. It extends our discussion from last episode on the conflicting viewpoints between the business leaders and the IT organization. News items on VoIP regulations and contact-less payment methods. Rich starts exploring Network Access Control (NAC) while I rebuild all of my mail security servers. A new resource for portable apps for your USB drive. We finish off with a couple of website picks and a musical finale courtesy of Pantless Knights Productions.
As usual, we hope you enjoy.

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Website Picks:

Keith’s Pick: MacorPC.org
Rich’s Pick: Slide.com

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Episode 4 – Policies & Procedures

Desktops, Geek Stuff, Networking, Podcast, Rants, Security, Servers, Vendors May 9th, 2007

Recorded: May 8, 2007
Your Hosts: Keith Albright and Rich Niemeier
Show Length: 1:54:28

Rich and I discuss development of IT policies and procedures; how to start and why they are important. In addition, I throw in a couple of my thoughts on how to audit yourself and how to handle an audit. Rich talks about his move from the Treo to the Blackberry and his battles with a SCO Unix box that died. Rich uncovers some new Virtual Machine appliances available from Microsoft. We discuss Microsofts proposed $3 educational software bundle for developing countries. I attended a seminar on wireless network troubleshooting by Fluke Networks and we discuss their products as well as our own personal experiences troubleshooting wireless systems. This episode marks the debut of our show promos that we’ve asked other podcasts to play. Take a listen and we hope you enjoy.

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