The ranting of an IT Professional:

December, 2009


December 31, 2009  2:53 PM

A Decade of Technology

Jason Tramer Jason Tramer Profile: Jason Tramer

For my last blog post of the decade I wanted to take a step back and look at how technology has changed in the last ten years. It's pretty stunning when you think about it. Being a consultant and thus always being the vanguard for new technology it sometimes shocks me when I wax nostalgic and think...

December 30, 2009  2:54 PM

Allowing management access to an ASA across a site to site VPN tunnel

Jason Tramer Jason Tramer Profile: Jason Tramer

Ok, so you want to manage your ASA from a network connected via site to site VPN tunnel. No prob. Two easy steps makes this happens. First you have to add the network as an allowed access via the inside network. (I will use the 192.168.1.0/24 network in my example) From CLI it's: http...


December 30, 2009  2:34 PM

Microsoft refutes IIS “semi-colon” bug

Jason Tramer Jason Tramer Profile: Jason Tramer

A few days ago I posted about a newly discovered bug in IIS 6.0, well Microsoft has refuted that this represents a security risk. Read about it here; http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/12/30/iis_web_server_bug_rebuttal/ Hmmm who to believer? Security experts or Microsoft? Tough call...


December 28, 2009  3:42 AM

New bug discovered in IIS

Jason Tramer Jason Tramer Profile: Jason Tramer

Check it out here: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/12/25/microsoft_iis_semicolon_bug/ This is usually the point where I make a snarky, sarcastic commment about Microsoft but really it's just too easy.


December 23, 2009  8:02 PM

Citrix Client being released for the Blackberry

Jason Tramer Jason Tramer Profile: Jason Tramer

Check it out: http://crackberry.com/citrix-receiver-arriving-month-blackberry-smartphones All I can say is it's about time. This has been available for the iPhone for quite awhile now. Given that Blackberry tries to position itself for the enterprise workspace you would think this would have...


December 23, 2009  6:07 PM

Microsoft loses patent suit on XML

Jason Tramer Jason Tramer Profile: Jason Tramer

Check it out: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/12/23/i4i_word_microsoft_xml/ I have to say that this surprised me. Many have taken on the Redmond beast in the gladiatorial arena that is the US justice system but few have ever concurred the beast and come out unscathed.


December 23, 2009  3:28 AM

Blackberry services down across North America

Jason Tramer Jason Tramer Profile: Jason Tramer

RIM has done it again. Another outage today, blackberry services are down across North America. BBM, internet are down. Last time BES was uneffected but this time our BES service isn't working anymore. Four months ago I didn't even have a blackberry and didn't care but now that I have gotten used...


December 18, 2009  10:19 PM

Syntax for the SVMotion command

Jason Tramer Jason Tramer Profile: Jason Tramer

Whenever I need to do a Storage VMotion in ESX I never seem to remember the command. I always end up looking this up so I  just wanted to record the syntax for the SVMotion command in the Remote CLI so that next time I need it six months from now, I’ll have an easy reference. Here it...


December 16, 2009  2:20 PM

BES now fully supported for Exchange 2010

Jason Tramer Jason Tramer Profile: Jason Tramer

A colleague sent me this link:

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December 16, 2009  2:17 PM

Adding a secondary address to an interface on a Cisco ASA

Jason Tramer Jason Tramer Profile: Jason Tramer

Unlike in a Cisco router where you can used the secondary command to add a secondary address to an interface, the Cisco ASA does not support this. Here is a workaround however. 1. First find out the mac address of the ethernet interface you will be using: sh interface Ethernet0/1 This should...


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