Protecting against Ransomware

I hear backup companies talking about protecting against Ransomware and it normally means after the fact it will help you recover. Some of them do talk about it that way – and some don’t. But this article will be about

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Newsletter: April 1, 2017

Hi all, Thanks to Michael last week I quickly found out I had the wrong year in my title.  I check the body of this article very carefully for spelling, grammar, and technical mistakes but sometimes I forget to do

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macOS 10.12.4 is now GA

Hi all, This is a small update, but I have had 8 public beta’s with it on my home lab machine so I feel confident it should not be much of a negative issue.  Here is what they say is

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iOS 10.3 is now GA

Hi there, I have been working with 10.3 for some time on one of my devices.  It has been very well behaved to say the least.  It has finally dropped to it is upgrade time for my two production devices!

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Host cannot download files from VUM patch store

I could also call this odd VUM error and no update.  But I went to update my silver cluster recently and it didn’t work.  I saw this error. I looked in /var/log/esxupdate.log and found no clues. So I thought I

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Newsletter: March 25, 2017

Hello all, I hope everyone has had a good week?  And enjoying the weekend too? I had what felt like a long week on the road.  I attended a Gartner event, and also did a VMUG too. Both were very

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Newsletter: March 18, 2017

Hello all, I am writing this – at least some of it – while on a layover in Houston, while on my way to Ft. Lauderdale for a Gartner event.  After that I will be at a VMUG in Ft.

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