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My lab environment and my findings

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  • I'm a big fan of Ubiquiti and own both their wireless AP's and Firewall Edgerouter. At work we use Cisco, HP and other Enterprise brands but at home I use Ubiquiti as you get Enterprise grade solutions for the cheap. I've been using aht UniFI AP at home for years and it's been great compared to all other wireless home solutions I've tried before. Now they've released their UniFI AP AC LITE so I decided to get one and do some comparison […]

  • Configuring_NTP_using_GPO3

    My post on Configuring NTP on Windows 2012 gets many hits so it seems like it's a popular topic. While that post is still valid and correct, sometimes you prefer using GPO in a domain environment instead of w32tm.exe command. And since I couldn't find a good step-by-step guide out there, I decided to write my own. There's also a lot of confusion out there how to properly configure NTP using GPO. As done before, I will start with telling you how […]

  • Meegopad_T02

    Sometimes, virtualization won't do. You need physical computers to test out some new cool client thing. Having a bunch of fullsize desktops takes up too much space and it's not often you have a bunch of unused laptops at your office. Many of you have probably heard of the Intel Compute Stick which comes with an Intel Atom Processor Z3735F,  2 GB memory, 32 GB of on-board storage, Wifi and Bluetooth - all that for $149.   Now, an alternative, which […]

I'm a big fan of Ubiquiti and own both their wireless AP's and Firewall Edgerouter. At work we use Cisco, HP and other Enterprise brands but at home I use Ubiquiti as you get Enterprise grade solutions for the cheap. I've been using aht UniFI AP at home for years and it's been great compared to all other wireless home solutions I've tried before. Now they've released their UniFI AP AC LITE so I decided to get one and do some comparison […]

Configuring NTP on Windows using GPO

Posted by Admin On November - 6 - 2015 0 Comment
Configuring_NTP_using_GPO3

My post on Configuring NTP on Windows 2012 gets many hits so it seems like it's a popular topic. While that post is still valid and correct, sometimes you prefer using GPO in a domain environment instead of w32tm.exe command. And since I couldn't find a good step-by-step guide out there, I decided to write my own. There's also a lot of confusion out there how to properly configure NTP using GPO. As done before, I will start with telling you how […]

Meegopad_T02

Sometimes, virtualization won't do. You need physical computers to test out some new cool client thing. Having a bunch of fullsize desktops takes up too much space and it's not often you have a bunch of unused laptops at your office. Many of you have probably heard of the Intel Compute Stick which comes with an Intel Atom Processor Z3735F,  2 GB memory, 32 GB of on-board storage, Wifi and Bluetooth - all that for $149.   Now, an alternative, which […]