Hello everyone, I have written on Win2K12 and templates before. Templates in vSphere are very powerful and important but have started to get complicated in Windows 2008 and frustrating in Windows 2012. The reason for this is that I like customizing the template with updated Windows configuration settings and utilities installed. This means turning off … Continue reading More on Windows 2012 Templates – answers!
Hello all, I hope everyone had an interesting week - I did and of course it makes things more fun! Had a wonderful dinner last night on the best balcony of the city, and at one of the best restaurants too - called River Cafe. Highly recommended. Finally figured out Win2K12 templates but have not … Continue reading Newsletter: June 7, 2014
Hello all, I upgraded my lab recently to Patch 4 of Veeam 7.0 R2 and it was smooth but since I use and like Veeam I thought I would share how the upgrade went. Here is what I did before the actual upgrade. I took this opportunity to upgrade Adobe and MS before I started … Continue reading Veeam 7.0 Patch 4 Upgrade – smooth!
Hi all, I used to use BusyCal as a replacement to the Apple Calendar when I was hooked up to Zimbra and things were not perfect. BusyCal actually knew what Zimbra was and worked good. I switched back to BusyCal recently to improve my experience with Google Calendar. Since I changed to Postbox and it … Continue reading BusyCal and Google – great combination!
Hello all, I am still quite happy using Postbox and maybe a little more since using it a little longer. But one thing I could not see how to do annoyed me. I use colour to attract me to certain emails - like from my wife, or my boss. Easy to do that in Apple Mail … Continue reading Incoming messages in colour? Like Apple Mail – yes we can!!
Hi all, Sorry about this whole situation - I am not impressed. But I think I have figured it out. Deploying Win2K12 from template is tricky, and I thought I found out a way to do it and it was not good. I mean it worked sometimes but not always. So I pulled my article … Continue reading Update on Win2K12 templates – not what I expected!
Hi all, I was chatting yesterday or the day before with a co-worker about how we do not like bashing competitors and we agreed it was not something we would do. Which was good for me as I have never liked bashing vendors. But than I saw a tweet today from Alan and I though … Continue reading Bash Competitors? Not Good.
Hello again, Installing Postbox is pretty basic so I will not detail it here. But I will mention a few things. During the start of the install you are prompted for Clean install or Apple Mail. I suggest you use Clean if you can, but I did use Apple Mail with no issues. I don't … Continue reading Installing Postbox – things to be aware of
Hello all, I have been using Postbox for a few days now and I am happy with it. I will pay for it. It works better than Apple Mail - particularly with Google. It is very similar to Apple Mail but with more features. I have some specific comments I share below. Install took about … Continue reading Update on Postbox
Hello all, As I mentioned recently I am now using Postbox for my email. One of the things I was a little slow on was doing a nice signature. So here is some help for anyone that needs it. Start with the Postbox preferences. Now we look for Composition and follow that with Signatures. As … Continue reading Adding a slightly complex signature in Postbox