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git: some tricks

I used RCS, CVS and SVN in the past, so I am not new to version control. GIT is a bit different from them, by the way, and is new to me, so I need to write down things before I learn them by earth. 1,693 more words


Zimbra LAZY Auto Provisioning

When using external authentication we will burden with creating single user in 2 place (in Zimbra and external directory server) for making administrating user more easier there is feature called… 150 more words


Just started a repair job on an Outlook .OST file without first taking a backup.


Use Group Policy Preferences with WMI Targeting to Copy Files

Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to update a file based on it’s “last modified” date (but it can also be tweaked to use… 738 more words

Computers And Internet

NASA prepares for serious sysadmin work - reimaging Opportunity Rover out on MARS!

Admit it: whenever you apply a Patch Tuesday update that requires a restart, you suck in a great big breath just before you hit the button. 869 more words


Test dummies on sale!

Someone in the CFEngine community said that configuration management is a big hammer: you can manage a zillion of systems with ease. Or wreck them, with the same ease. 4,819 more words


Using Chef for infrastructure automation - reading list

I have recently read (and re-read) several books on Chef in order that I can recommend books to clients who are starting with infrastructure automation (and to remind myself of the more obscure uses of… 1,534 more words