Author: Luke

XenServer Quirks part 2

So this past week or two I’ve been playing quite heavily with Citrix XenServer and found it has a few little quirks that weren’t fully documented anywhere.

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ChromeCast Unboxing

So I just bought a ChromeCast since they’re now available in Australia, and I thought I’d take a few snaps of it’s unboxing and setup.   The contents (Price in is AU$) It has basically 2 connections, HDMI and a

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RANCID 3.1

Just found a very annoying bug in RANCID 3.1, which also exists in RANCID 3.0 All the documentation for the proper configuration of your router.db file says it must be in the format hostname:manufactuer:status However when trying to do a rancid-run

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Unable to assign D: on Windows Server

I recently had a minor issue trying to assign a drive letter to a newly attached drive. Technically is was a Virtual Disk under XenServer but that’s mostly irrelevant. The symptoms were that under “Disk Management” I could see the

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Peculiarity rewriting HTTPS in IIS8

Playing with rewrite rules in IIS8 and trying to get it to redirect http request to https, I found that if you have the “require SSL” tickbox selected it will not process your https rewrite rules. For reference here’s the

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