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Jonathan Dieter: Where’s my blankey? (aka IPv6 on a flat network)

Boy on beach holding small soft toy while sucking thumb

Familiarity is comforting

At the Lebanon Evangelical School – Loueizeh, we try to push the envelope when it comes to testing new technology.  Our website makes efficient use of some of the latest CSS technology from 1996, and we have

Xubuntu: Building the Xubuntu documentation package locally

The Xubuntu documentation, shipped with every release of Xubuntu, is in fact a package that can be build locally, on your computer.

By default, Xubuntu does not come with the tools required to build the documentation package, so there is …

Stephen Michael Kellat: Where am I not this weekend?

In no particular order:

  • Successfully upgraded to Xubuntu 15.10 after finding a bug that trashed my in-situ upgrade process. Thankfully the bug was later fixed.
  • I am not traveling to OggCamp yet again. {sarcasm} Thank you security restrictions on travel!

PowerTip: Combine Arrays in PowerShell

Summary: Learn how to combine two arrays in Windows PowerShell.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to combine two arrays stored in two different variables?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the + operator, for example:

 [array]$a = @('a','b','c')

 [array]$b = @(1,2,3)

 [array]$c = …

Simone Caronni: Fedora 23 packages now live

All the repositories have been updated for Fedora 23, so if you trigger an update, everything should update properly. CUDA enabled programs are still building.

A few notes:

  • HandBrake has been updated to a pre-release of 1.0 for Fedora 23.

Helio Chissini de Castro: Frameworks keeps proving that KDE project was right

Among other things, i’m one of the maintainers of LXQt in Fedora, and today i was happy to see that issue #502 is closed as fixed.
Why is important ?
Some time ago KDE project bet on the separation of …

Ian Weisser: Is your team ready for UOS?

The Ubuntu Online Summit (UOS), 03-05 November 2015, is only a few days away.

Is your team ready to welcome, train, and integrate new volunteers inspired by UOS?

Has your team updated it’s Find-a-Task roles for volunteers? It’s easy to …

Peter Robinson: My ARM grab bag device list

They say the first step of coming to terms with addiction is admitting you have a problem… I have a problem with collecting ARM devices… there I said it! How big is this problem you ask? How about I list …

Pravin Satpute: How to enable Khmer language input method with ibus-typing-booster in Fedora 22/23

Tomorrow we have translation sprint for Khmer language. Thought good to
 write this blog, may be help to try ibus-typing-booster during sprint.

Step zero: Install hunspell-km and ibus-typing-booster
$dnf install hunspell-km ibus-typing-booster -y

Step one:
Click on Setting


PowerShell Spotlight: November 2015

Summary: Guest blogger and PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson talks about Windows PowerShell community events.

Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It is the last Saturday of October, and that means it is PowerShell Spotlight day with guest blogger, …

Fedora Magazine: Linux Voice looks back at Fedora Core 1

Linux Voice magazine periodically releases older issues of their magazine under a CC-BY-SA license so the entire Linux community can read, share and use the articles they publish (the also donate 50% of their profits to the Free Software community).…

Ready to go, prepared to grow.

We are happy to announce SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 JeOS — Just enough Operating System. In private clouds and virtualized datacenters today, fast deployment is critical to achieve operational efficiency. How can you quickly fire up an image in …

Moving forward – Appliances in a new light

Let’s get on the way back train again for a minute or two, and before I get started let me include a disclaimer; The following includes semi-technical marketing information as a prelude to discussing technical solutions. I will try and …

Scott Kitterman: Resolving Tension …

I just noticed this post with the same title. At least in my case, I feel the tension with the community council is resolved.

In my case I resolved it by resigning from the Kubuntu Council, stopping work on Ubuntu …

Managing Windows 10 Device Guard with Configuration Manager

We are excited to share information on how to deploy Device Guard on Windows 10 devices managed by Configuration Manager, using existing capabilities in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager SP1. Why Device Guard? Device Guard is a new feature…(…

Serge Hallyn: Nested containers in LXD

We’ve long considered nested containers an important use case in lxc. Lxd is no different in this regard. Lately there have been several questions
If you are using privileged lxd containers (security.privileged: true), then the only thing you need to …

Joe Brockmeier: The evils of top-posting…

email-icon-post Answer: Because it makes it hard to follow conversations in email.

Question: Why is top-posting evil?

I know I’m fighting a losing battle here, but I occasionally feel compelled to remind people just how inefficient top-posting is for …

PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Back Up System Databases

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to back up system databases.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to dynamically back up all of the system databases on my servers?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Combining provider lookups with the Backup-SqlDatabase cmdlet makes this simple:

$instances = …

PSA: VMs with saved state from builds 10560-10567 will not restore on 10568 and above.

Windows Insiders might hit a bug if they try to restore a VM with recent saved state. This is especially true for VMs created on Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 hosts. We recommend that you take action before upgrading past …

Remi Collet: PHP version 5.6.15

RPM of PHP version 5.6.15 are available in remi repository for Fedora  21 and  remi-php56 repository for Fedora ≤ 20 and Enterprise Linux (RHEL, CentOS).

Version announcements:

emblem-notice-24.pngInstallation : read the Repository configuration and choose …

Ronnie Tucker: Full Circle #102 now available for download

Full Circle
Issue #102
Full Circle – the independent magazine for the Ubuntu Linux community are proud to announce the release of our one hundred and second issue.

This month:
* Command & Conquer
* How-To : Python in the

Fedora Community Blog: Fedora 23 Release is a GO!

Fedora 23 Release is a GO!

Fedora 23 Release is a GO for Tuesday November 3rd!

F23 Final Go/No-Go IRC Meeting Minutes


Fedora Magazine: F23 is Go! Plus, internships, Atomic job opening, a Fedora book, and … systemd total conversion.

Fedora 23 release is GO!

After last week’s schedule adjustment, and a last minute panic where we discovered that the installer wasn’t actually showing help when you pressed the help button (thanks everyone who scrambled to fix that!), we’re …

Daniel Holbach: UOS Session Roundup for Ubuntu Snappy Core

With Ubuntu Online Summit happening 3-5 November, it is really just around the corner. Time to check out the schedule and see what’s planned.

UOS is our online planning and show-and-tell event. We use a mix of Hangouts-on-Air, IRC and …

Azure AD One-Click SSO configuration for Google Apps -> It doesn’t get any simpler!

Howdy folks, As part of our ongoing quest to make setting up SSO and federation so simple anyone can do it, we've just turned on one-click single sign-on configuration with Google Apps! Check out this video from Livio De La …

Skype for Business and Exchange UM Integration

This article covers the configuration steps for introducing voice mail support into a Skype for Business (SfB) Server 2015 environment by integrating with Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging (UM).  Note that this series of Exchange integration articles leverages Exchange Server …

Bastien Nocera: C.H.I.P. flashing on Fedora

You might have heard of the C.H.I.P., the 9$ computer. After contributing to their Kickstarter, and with no intent on hacking on more kernel code than is absolutely necessary, I requested the “final” devices, when chumps like me …

Client Connectivity in an Exchange 2016 Coexistence Environment with Mixed Exchange Versions

Our goal with this article is to articulate the various connectivity scenarios you may encounter in your Exchange 2016 designs. To that end, this article will begin with a walk through of a deployment that consists of Exchange 2013 and …

Conversation with PowerShell

Today's tip is using the programmable CommandNotFoundHandler to have PowerShell talk with you once you enter an unknown command:

$ExecutionContext.InvokeCommand.CommandNotFoundAction =
{ param( [string] $commandName, [System.Management.Automation.CommandLookupEventArgs] $eventArgs ) $Sapi =

Josef Strzibny: Fedora/CentOS RPMs for Otto project, Packer and Vault

Do you always think twice before downloading software that comes in a tar or zip file? Me too, I like to manage my software in easy and straightforward manner and that’s why I repackaged Otto, Packer and Vault in RPM …

Use SQL Server PowerShell Provider for Fun and Profit

Summary: Guest blogger, Mike Fal, talks about leveraging the SQL Server PowerShell provider.

Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome back guest blogger, Mike Fal. He blogged yesterday (see Getting Information from the SQL Server Provider with PowerShell

Anish Patil: FAD G11N and updates

Lot of things happening at a moment, in glimpse
  • Change of job ( no longer associated with Red Hat)
  • Change of Country(not in India) 
  • Health Problems
Gosh, its been lot of changes! Job/Location change, I should write another blog post

“Administrative limit for this request was exceeded” Error from Active Directory

Hello, Ryan Ries here with my first AskDS post! I recently ran into an issue with a particular environment where Active Directory and UNIX systems were being integrated.  Microsoft has several attributes in AD to facilitate this, and one of …

Exchange Server 2016 FAQ: Can I Re-Use My Existing SSL Certificate?

Q: Can I re-use the existing SSL certificate on my Exchange 2010 or 2013 servers for my new Exchange 2016 servers?

A: Yes.

There are three basic requirements of your Exchange 2016 SSL certificate:

  1. The certificate must contain the

Use PowerShell to Convert a Decimal to a Fraction

While working on a project, I had the need to convert a decimal to a fraction and while I know that I could do some math outside of PowerShell (or look it up online), I wanted to be able to …

Ddorda: Back to Flux

Hey there all,

It’s been a while since i wrote last time. sorry for that, i’ve been really busy recently… Hope to find some more time to write in the future.

I decided to write again for a really good …

Moving forward in the cloud world with software-defined storage

Over the coming weeks, we’ll be publishing more on Windows Server 2016 and the key capabilities coming in the next wave of Microsoft datacenter solutions. To start off, we’re looking at storage and its evolution. Stay tuned for more on

Get Visibility into your Exchange Environment with OMS

By Priscilla ‘Nini’ Ikhena, Program Manager – Microsoft OMS Log Analytic team

Are you interested in easily troubleshooting issues in your Exchange environment? A little while ago, we made available near-real time performance data collection in OMS, and now …

Smart AnSwerS #41

Hey there community and welcome to the 41st installment of Smart AnSwerS.

There have been a lot of questions on Answers throughout the years asking for a way to add comments to searches such as this 3 year

Randall Ross: Everyone Can Have a New “Datacenter” Right Now, Even You!

A datacenter? Me? Really? Why would I want that? Because you have problems to solve that cannot be solved by consuming one more app from a store.

Recently, I’ve been having discussions with people who follow tech (but who don’t …

Lunch Break, ep. 10: Professor Ed Lazowska (part 2)

In this week’s episode of the “Lunch Break” series, I conclude my discussion with Prof. Ed Lazowska from the University of Washington’s renowned Computer Science & Engineering department.

In the final part of our drive we talk about:

  • Advice

Eike Rathke: LibreOffice Hackfest at Hamburg

Thanks to CIB, who sponsored the
event with their office location, drinks and food, we again had a LibreOffice
Hackfest at Hamburg on Saturday/Sunday October 24/25, and a get-together on
Friday evening with the opportunity to meat also some …

PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Find Versions of SQL Server

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to find versions of SQL Server.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to see all the versions of SQL Server I have installed?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the provider and a list of instances to look them up …

Dev-Test Starts with IT: Create simple, cloud-only dev-test configurations using Resource Manager templates

Sixty-five percent of developers say it’s too complicated and time-consuming to get dev-test resources.* It doesn’t have to be.

This blog series will provide guidance on setting up dev-test environments with the help of the Microsoft cloud so that

How Halo 5 implemented social gameplay using Azure DocumentDB

Co-authored with Bing Huan Chio, Software Engineer, Halo.


With ​over 65 million units sold, Halo is one of the most popular game franchises of all time. In order to support social multi-player gaming in the latest game in its …

The New and Improved Quarantine Experience in Conditional Access for On-Premises Exchange using Microsoft Intune

This following is an update of an existing blog post that discusses the new quarantine experience that shipped in September 2015 for Intune Standalone and October 2015 for System Center Configuration Manager (hybrid). The article below was authored by …

Creating big data pipelines using Azure Data Lake and Azure Data Factory

This week, Microsoft announced the public preview of a new and expanded Azure Data Lake making big data processing and analytics simpler and more accessible. The expanded Azure Data Lake includes Azure Data Lake Store, Azure Data Lake Analytics and …

U-SQL, the new big data language for Azure Data Lake

Co-authored by Nishant Thacker.


Yesterday, we announced Azure Data Lake Analytics and Azure Data Lake Store are in public preview. To help you use the Azure Data Lake as productively as possible, we will have a six-part series

Ding-Yi Chen: KDE Plasma: Workaround for maximized windows that expend under panel

It is quite annoying that the maximized windows in KDE go under panel.
Before Workaround

This KDE bug  is a WONTFIX, so no hope from KDE upstream.

However, today I finally discover a workaround: put the panel elsewhere like so:

Panel at top

David Planella: The Ubuntu Online Summit starts next week

Ubuntu Online Summit
Starting on Tuesday 3rd to Thursday 5th of November, a new edition of the Ubuntu Online Summit is taking place next week.

Three days of free and live content all around Ubuntu and Open Source: discussions, tutorials, demos, presentations …

Joe Brockmeier: What good is open source nobody knows about?

old-school-twitter-ad-thumb Here’s a pet peeve of mine, because I see it time and time again: Folks work on software or projects, put in a ton of effort, and then do nothing to promote the project or release. (And, for bonus points, …

Daniel Pocock: Lumicall rapid provisioning, Opus support and other enhancements

Thanks to feedback from many people at DebConf15, Lumicall has had a range of improvements over the last couple of months and it is now easier to use and more reliable than ever.

Rapid provisioning for Debian.org, FedRTC.org and

Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: S08E34 – Manos: The Hands of Fate – Ubuntu Podcast

It’s Episode Thirty-four of Season Eight of the Ubuntu Podcast! With Mark Johnson, Laura Cowen, Martin Wimpress, and Alan Pope!

In this week’s show:

Andreas Schneider: uid_wrapper-1.2.0 released!

I’ve just released uid_wrapper-1.2.0, a testing tool to fake privilege separation!


The new version correctly checks privileges when changing IDs and has a lot more tests! Learn more at https://cwrap.org.

Flattr this!

Daniel Pocock: reSIProcate 1.10 release

reSIProcate 1.10.0 was released a few weeks ago and after going through the various QA cycles has become available in packages for Debian jessie-backports, EPEL6 and EPEL7 and the latest releases of Fedora and Ubuntu.

Key features of the 1.10.x

Finding Operating System Version

One of the easiest ways of getting your operating system version is this one line of code:

 PS> [Environment]::OSVersion Platform ServicePack Version VersionString -------- ----------- ------- ------------- Win32NT Service Pack 1 6.1.7601.65536 Microsoft Windows N... 

The type "Environment" provides information …

Fedora-Blog.de: Fedora verabschiedet sich endgültig von System V

Wie Stephen Gallagher auf der Entwickler-Liste von Fedora berichtet hat, hat das FESCo in seiner Sitzung am 14. Oktober beschlossen, die Migration von System V zu Systemd mit Fedora 24 abzuschließen.

Dies bedeutet, das mit der für den 2. …

Getting Information from the SQL Server Provider with PowerShell

Summary: Guest blogger, Mike Fal, talks about using the SQL Server provider with Windows PowerShell.

Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. We have a new guest blogger today. Please welcome Mike Fal. Mike Fal. Mike has over …

Data Integrity is back, baby!

I’m sitting in my living room near Boulder, and watching the Republican Presidential Debate happening right down the road at the University of Colorado. Each candidate is doing their best to portray themselves as a candidate with integrity that’s …

Ronnie Tucker: College partners with Dell and Red Hat — embraces open source and Linux solutions

While not all open source solutions are better than the closed source alternatives, opting for the former for underlying infrastructure is generally a good idea. This will provide a business with flexibility and stability while sometimes saving money too.

A …

Ronnie Tucker: Linux Kernel 4.1.12 LTS Now Available for Download, Has a Little Bit of Everything

Being a long-term supported branch, Linux kernel 4.1 will receive maintenance releases that include patches and security fixes for approximately two more years. According to the appended shortlog, Linux kernel 4.1.12 LTS comes only four days after the release of …

Christian F.K. Schaller: Fedora Workstation update

So as we quickly approach the Fedora Workstation 23 release I been running Wayland exclusively for over a week now. Despite a few glitches it now works well enough for me to not have to switch back into the X11 …

Reducing troubleshooting time with Azure Resource health

Today we are pleased to preview of Azure Resource health, a new service that exposes the health of the individual Azure resources and provides actionable guidance to troubleshoot problems. The goal for Resource health is to reduce the time customers …

PowerTip: Use PowerShell to List all Azure Subscription Websites

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to list all of your Azure subscription websites.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to list all the websites in my Azure subscription that are using the new preview module?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer After you have authenticated (…

Paul W. Frields: Fedora summer 2016 internships.

The post Fedora summer 2016 internships. appeared first on The Grand Fallacy.

There are three USA internship positions open at Red Hat on the Fedora Engineering team. These internships are all available this coming summer (2016). Read below …

An early look at Containers: Windows Server 2016, Hyper-V and Azure with Mark Russinovich

On the season premiere of Microsoft Mechanics, we demo the new container technology within Windows Server 2016, including a hands-on look at Hyper-V Containers and upcoming milestones for Azure, with Azure CTO Mark Russinovich.

Mark demonstrates the new native …

A Closer Look at Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers with Mark Russinovich

On the season premiere of Microsoft Mechanics, we demo the new container technology within Windows Server 2016, including a hands-on look at Hyper-V Containers with Azure CTO, Mark Russinovich.

Containers are one of the hottest topics in cloud and …

Update Rollup 8 for System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager is now available

DOWNLOAD_thumb213Update Rollup 8 for System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager has been released and is now available to download. The KB article below describes the issues that are fixed in Update Rollup 8 (UR8) for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 …

Update Rollup 8 for System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager is now available

DOWNLOAD_thumb213Update Rollup 8 for System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager has been released and is now available to download. The KB article below describes the issues that are fixed as well as installation instructions for Update Rollup 8 for …

Update Rollup 8 for System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator is now available

Update Rollup 8 for System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator has been released and is now available to download. The KB article below describes the issues that are fixed in Update Rollup 8 (UR8) for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator, …

Update Rollup 8 for System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager is now available

DOWNLOAD_thumb2Update Rollup 8 for System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager has been released and is now available to download. The KB article below describes the issues that are fixed in Update Rollup 8 (UR8) for Microsoft System Center 2012 …

Azure AD Domain Services preview is not available in Europe!

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Azure AD Domain Services preview is now available in Europe!

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Daniel Pocock: Free Real-Time Communications workshop in Manchester, 2 November

Manchester Free Software and MadLab are hosting a workshop on Free and Federated Real-Time Communications with Free Software next Monday night, 2 November from 7pm.

Add this to your calendar (iCalendar link)

Users and developers are invited to come and

Fedora Badges: New badge: Khmer Translation Hero !

Khmer Translation HeroYou participated in the Khmer Translation Sprint, 2015 …

Azure Data Lake reaches Public Preview

As we get ready for SQL PASS Summit 2015, the world’s largest gathering of SQL Server and BI professionals, we’re excited to share that Azure Data Lake Analytics and Azure Data Lake Store are now in Public Preview.

Previously …

Coming soon: New Intune features including Windows 10 EDP policies

We will be releasing the next service update for Microsoft Intune between October 28 and November 6. New features and enhancements will be made available as part of this service update include:

  • Windows 10 Enterprise data protection (EDP) configuration policies:

Jamie Nguyen: Bypass OpenVPN for a specific Unix user

It’s sometimes useful to allow a specific Unix user account to bypass an active
OpenVPN tunnel. You can achieve this through a combination of firewall rules
(using iptables) and routing policy.


These instructions assume you’re using TUN-based routing to

Jamie Nguyen: Force all network traffic through OpenVPN using iptables

Many people use OpenVPN to prevent snooping of their network traffic, such as
when connected to an untrusted wireless network. But how can you be sure that
no traffic ever leaks outside of the tunnel?

OpenVPN has a redirect-gateway option …

Alexander Todorov: Building Docker Images with Anaconda

Anaconda, the Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux installer, has gained some
features to facilitate building Docker images. These are only available
in kickstart. To build a Docker image for HTTPD, using packages provided in the
distro use the following …

Client Connectivity in an Exchange 2016 Coexistence Environment with Exchange 2013

Our goal with this article is to articulate the various connectivity scenarios you may encounter in your Exchange 2016 designs. To that end, this article will begin with a walk through of a deployment that consists of Exchange 2013 in …

Joe Brockmeier: Is that the right mailing list? Is that the right audience?

email-icon-postQuick thought for the day: are you sending that message to the right mailing list?

If you work in open source, odds are you spend a lot of time working with people via email. At Red Hat we have …

Robert Mayr: Chromium 46 in testing

Chromium users di entrambe le architetture (32 e 64 bit), ho appena fatto il build della versione 46.0.2490.80!

Gli RPM per F21-F22-F23 e rawhide sono su COPR nei repo non stabili, per cui:



Qualsiasi feedback via mail, …

SplunkLive Stockholm 2015. IKEA, Statnett and Klarna

A couple of weeks ago, I was in one my favourite cities for SplunkLive Stockholm. We had a couple of hundred people in one of the most impressive rooms we’ve ever had a SplunkLive in. It felt more like the …

Why Some Errors Aren’t Caught

When you receive a red error message from PowerShell, you can always encapsulate the code in a try…catch block and handle the error yourself:

{ 1/0
{ Write-Warning "Something crazy happened: $_"

However, some …

Microsoft Ignites a new Focus on Security (Part 6)

In this, Part 6, we’ll talk about multi-factor authentication in Microsoft’s cloud services and specifically, in preparation for detailed instructions on how to deploy it in Office 365 and using it to protect other Microsoft applications in the Azure cloud. …

Gary Benson: Infinity updates

In case you hadn’t noticed, I8C 0.0.1 was released last week. As well as the note compiler, this package contains I8X, an interpreter for unit testing compiled notes.

In case you had noticed and you’ve been working with it, …

Fedora Magazine: systemd unit file basics

Welcome back to the systemd series, where we explore more about how this central part of your Fedora system works. This installment talks about unit files.

As a long-time Fedora user, I hadn’t thought much about systemd actually worked …

Ronnie Tucker: Xiaomi’s Linux laptop will be available in early 2016

Good news for anyone looking to avoid the Microsoft tax: Chinese electronics behemoth Xiaomi is reportedly planning to launch an affordable Linux laptop in early 2016.

Xiaomi has made supply chain orders for 750,000 laptops, according to industry site Digitimes …

Ronnie Tucker: Linux Kernel 4.2.5 Has Been Released with Many AMD GPU Improvements

We have to admit that we were certain of the fact that this would be a very small release with some critical fixes, but looking at the appended shortlog, we can notice quite a few changes in Linux kernel 4.2.5, …

Use PowerShell to Scale Azure Websites

Summary: Anders Wahlqvist talks about using Windows PowerShell to scale Azure websites.

Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a guest post from Anders Wahlqvist. Anders is really active on Twitter—as a matter of fact, that …

Send JSON objects to HTTP Event Collector using our .NET Logging Library

Recently we shipped a bunch of logging libraries at the same time our new HTTP Event Collector hit the streets: http://blogs.splunk.com/2015/10/06/http-event-collector-your-direct-event-pipe-to-splunk-6-3/

One of the questions I’ve heard from customers using the libraries, is “Can I send JSON objects with

Backing up Exchange Server 2016 Using Windows Server Backup

In this article in the series on Exchange Server 2016 backup and recovery we’ll look at backing up Exchange Server 2016 using Windows Server Backup.

For this scenario I’m using a single Exchange 2016 Mailbox server that is not a …

Top Support Solutions for Windows 10

These are the top Microsoft Support solutions for the most common issues experienced when using Windows 10.

1. Solutions related to the installation or upgrade to Windows 10 with free upgrade offer :

A Quick Look at Carina

Today at the OpenStack Summit in Tokyo, Rackspace announced Carina, a new containers-as-a-service offering that is currently in beta. I took a few minutes to sign up for Carina today and work with it for a little while, and …

Introduction to Exchange Server 2016 Backup and Recovery

There’s plenty of excitement to be had when it comes to backup and recovery of Exchange servers. The excitement isn’t so much in the setting up and day to day operations of the backups, it’s more in the hoping that …

OpenStack Summit 2015 Day 2 Keynote

Mark Collier, COO of the OpenStack Foundation, takes the stage to kick things off. He starts with a story about meeting new people, learning new things, and sharing OpenStack stories, and encourages attendees to participate in all of these things …

Xubuntu: 16.04 Package Testing

It is early for a post on the website from the Quality Assurance team, but we’re just about to start testing a release that will be supported for more than the regular 9 months…

General testing outlook for Xenial

During …

Microsoft Loves Linux Deep Dive #6: Linux and UNIX Systems Management Overview

This post was written by Michael Kelley, Principal PM Manager, Cloud + Enterprise team

This blog post is #6 in a series of technical posts about running and managing Linux and FreeBSD in your on-premises datacenter. Previous posts in the …

Join Splunk at the Emirates Travel Hackathon next weekend!

Emirates Travel Hackathon logo

Splunk is pleased to be sponsoring the Emirates Travel Hackathon next weekend, and we want to see you there! The event is taking place Nov 7th in San Francisco, and is open to all who want to participate in …