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September, 2010

September 27, 2010  8:26 AM

Domino HTTP – Securing a Web Server – HELP!

Posted by: David Vasta
Domino, HTTP, Lotus, Secure, WEB

So I have been trying to catch up with one of the things I have tried to ignore in Domino land. Is there any recent information about how to set up and secure a Domino Web Server? I can't find much recent info for Domino 8? Anyone got any pointers?

September 27, 2010  8:18 AM

Off Topic – Why you should own a rice cooker

Posted by: David Vasta
Japan, Off-Topic

Being a huge fan of Japan, and it's culture, I love to include bits and pieces of it when I travel through life. So much so I have a second blog that is chronicaling my journey back to Japan. I own and have owned a rice cooker for some...

September 24, 2010  1:25 PM

Everyone has to reboot . . . Even Facebook!

Posted by: David Vasta
Facebook, OS, Web 2.0

I am hard on Windows. I do not like the OS. I do not like the model they have used to move forward and the security is garbage out of the box. But that aside every OS has it flaws even UNIX and the System i. Every system has to be rebooted at times. Because OSes are written by humans and some are...

September 21, 2010  8:21 PM

Novell to sell off Linux to VMWare

Posted by: David Vasta
Domino, Lotus, SLES, SUSE, VM, VMWare

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703440604575496053490383496.html Seems Novell is about to sell off the Linux, SUSE, part of the company to VMWare. This is not Lotus news but...

September 16, 2010  8:34 AM

Ed Brill – Not a good day for the “other guys”

Posted by: David Vasta
Ed Brill, FUD, IBM, Lotus, Microsoft, PC Magazine

Ed has been on a roll lately. The competition seems to always have the upper hand as they deal in FUD, where Lotus and IBM don't seem to play those games. Much like in the work of politics the person who throws the most mud gets the most exposure. With that said PCMagazine puts it out there and...

September 15, 2010  8:55 AM

Article – Shuttleworth answers Ubuntu Linux’s critics

Posted by: David Vasta
Mark Shuttleworth, Ubuntu

LINK :: http://www.itworld.com/open-source/120540/shuttleworth-answers-ubuntu-linuxs-critics I am a fan of Ubuntu and Mark Shuttleworth. Enjoy the read.

September 13, 2010  2:47 PM

Lotusphere 2011 Site is up and running

Posted by: David Vasta
2011, Lotus, Lotusphere

For you Lotus Heads out there the king of all Lotus Conf. is up and posted. Will you be attendning? http://www-01.ibm.com/software/lotus/events/lotusphere2011/

September 13, 2010  7:55 AM

Lotus Notes 8.5.2 on Ubuntu (Linux)

Posted by: David Vasta
8.5.2, Lotus Notes, Ubuntu

I am a huge fan of Linux and Ubuntu. I love using it. I will talk more later about how Lotus has complained about how much they hate Microsoft and at the same time continue to support them by only releasing the Lotus Designer and Administration tools for Windows. Michael Brown on his blog has...

September 9, 2010  8:20 AM

Blackberry OS6?

Posted by: David Vasta
Blackberry, OS6, RIM, Storm2

While it's not 100% Lotus, the Blackberry is a key part to many Lotus users lives. Does anyone know when OS6 will be out of supported Blackberry devices? I have asked RIM but they are silent....I have a STORM2 and expect it to be supported like they did with OS5.

September 8, 2010  3:53 PM

Question of the Day – Forwarding Emails

Posted by: David Vasta
eCrime, eMail, Felony, Jail Time, Lotus, Mail Forwarding

I answer the IT Questions from time-to-time. This one (http://itknowledgeexchange.techtarget.com/itanswers/creating-a-rule-to-forward-my-mail-to-my-gmail-account/ ) got me to...

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