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Mending, thou shalt not be boring!

I picked up a pair of jeans recently.  They were new jeans with fake ageing.  I have to say I am generally not a fan of such techniques, but they fit really well and I was in need of a quick fix.   365 more words

My Clothes

Smart Home Security Report

Study Finds Smart Home Tech Gaining in Popularity, Yet Still Woefully Insecure

SANTA CLARA, CA – Sep 20, 2016 – The non-profit prpl Foundation today unveiled its global study on the use of smart devices in a domestic setting entitled, “ 868 more words

Prpl Security

New Windows Patch Policy At Odds With Acceptable Risk

I have been warning about this issue for some time.  I have a sincere fear that admins around the world are going to back away from an automated patching strategy out of a fear that the cumulative patch will be more harmful than helpful.   19 more words

Security News

The 12c patching fails with “WARNING: User equivalence is not set for nodes:”


The 12c patching fails with “WARNING: User equivalence is not set for nodes:”

It is a rare problem when we applying PSU patch on 12c or running cluster verify (cluvfy) tool in RAC env of course. 274 more words


Plugin versions on agent does not support target type rac_database

I wasn’t able to promote database targets after I applied the July bundle patch.  I quickly opened an SR and received the following excellent, if scary, advice.   700 more words

OEM 12c

Count Windows Update Agent versions

The following SQL query counts the Windows Update Agent (WUA) versions by workstations and servers. The WUA is updated via Windows Updates and is the component on Windows systems that applies and reports compliances for patches. 117 more words