Author Archives: childebrandt42

About childebrandt42

I am a jack of all trades and a master of none.

The Dirty Taboo topic of IT Debt! The Micro Series…. Maybe if I don’t see a Squirrel!

Why is it no one wants to talk about IT debt? Are they scared of saying hey I need help? Do they not have a clue that they are in debt? Maybe they feel like its job security? Maybe they … Continue reading

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How does all this IT infrastructure stuff actually work?

So looking at this from a high level a day to day job of a admin is basically to keep the lights on and things moving forward. We put in a huge amount of time and effort in making sure … Continue reading

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Quick AppVolumes 2.11 Security Hardening!

Today companys are growing more and more security aware and paying more attention to the fine details, there is a growing demand for hardening applications. On that journey i had noticed that AppVolumes web console uses HTTP and HTTPs for authentication. … Continue reading

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My thoughts on Surface Pro 4

After been given some time with the Surface, I have got a chance to know it a bit. First off I would like to say thank you to those of you that convinced me that I should migrate to the … Continue reading

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Building a new Media Server with Plex

After moving into a new house this last May I have been on a major upgrade path, mainly because I went from dual satellite links at 10mb down and 1mb down, with a 25GB cap on each link to now having … Continue reading

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Adding External Hard Drive to Plex server on Ubuntu

As some of you have found that trying to map an External Hard Drive to your plex can be a pain. You think you have it and then you go into plex and you realize that you can choose your … Continue reading

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CCNA-DC 640-911 Exam Study Guide

It’s officially time for the official unofficial official study guide for the Official CCNA-DC 640-911 official Exam.  (I just wanted to use Official 6 times in one sentence. ) Only a few months in the making and I have finally hit the finish line. … Continue reading

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