Category Archives: Work

Auto Phone Attendant


Most people who know me know I still sometimes work with MSHS and had a small part in them getting a managed voice phone system. One of the nice feature is an auto attendant which was going to be installed … Continue reading

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words


I will not mention names because that is not in me but a person from work needed to borrow a laptop and projector for a presentation. I got the equipment for them and set it up. I am sitting in … Continue reading

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SAN Update


We have the new SAN up  We have it connected to the blade center and we have the data stores up. Our next step is to motion all our vwamre stuff to it and configuring our blades. We have new hardware to … Continue reading

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The New SAN has Arrived


For several months I have been working on getting a better storage and network solution for us. We are a terminal shop and we have a DAS (Direct Attached Storage). Over the years we have had many problems with network consistency, … Continue reading

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No Air Conditioning


For those of you who don’t know me, I manage a IT department in Arkansas. We are not that big but we have our own servers and room to host the servers. I come in this morning and the server … Continue reading

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Work


Good news, I checked the backups this afternoon and they went off without a hitch, I have full system state backups and most files and directories. I say most because if they are open or in use they don’t get backed … Continue reading

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Work


Working in an IT department comes with many challenges. One of the big one is backup and data recovery. Currently we use tape backup and use a product called arc serve r 16. A couple of weeks ago someone lost … Continue reading

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