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Ubiquiti UniFi Firmware Release Notes: 3.8.3.6587 0

Ubiquiti UniFi Firmware Release Notes: 3.8.3.6587

Here is my second attempt at creating a useful summary of release notes from Ubiquiti’s official release notes. Some Helpful Notes The abbreviation UAPG1, UAPG2, UAPG3 standard for UniFi Access Point Generation 1, 2,...

Ubiquiti UniFi SDN Controller Software Release Notes: 5.5.19 0

Ubiquiti UniFi SDN Controller Software Release Notes: 5.5.19

Why? Ubiquiti does versioning differently (I’m not saying wrong). While this is 5.5.19, most folks won’t be going from 5.5.18 to 5.5.19 and seeing only minor changes. Rather most of us are moving from...

Hyper-V Backups 0

Hyper-V Backups

A few resources relating to creating backups of Hyper-V virtual machines. Carbonite – A general, online backup service that supports Hyper-V. Cloudbase Solutions’ HV Backup – Free, open source, but hasn’t been updated since...

Project Management Options 0

Project Management Options

Some resources on Project Management software including links to various software options as well as articles on the subject. ¬†Asana Instagantt ProjectLibre –¬†Open Source, cloud hosted option coming soon. dapulse GanttProject – Open Source....

Lighting, Yes, Lighting As An Area That Needs IT 0

Lighting, Yes, Lighting As An Area That Needs IT

Overview In this article I will share what I have learned about lighting – specifically, IP (internet protocol) based lighting. This field has been around for a few years now but is mainly known...

Structured Cabling 0

Structured Cabling

This article provides a brief overview of structured cabling. According to Wikipedia’s article on “Structured Cabling” there are six subsystems into which structured cabling falls: Entrance Facilities – The termination point of the communications...

Growing Up the Internet 0

Growing Up the Internet

Roger A. Grimes has written an interesting article for InfoWorld discussing the reality that relatively minor players can take down large segments of the internet and that many critical systems rely upon the internet....

Electric / Power 0

Electric / Power

Introduction to Electric / Power A starting point for learning more about how electric / power concerns relate to IT – provides links to several vendors as well as various articles. UPS UPS System...

Docker 0

Docker

Neil Peterson. Windows Containers on Windows 10. MSDN, 2016. Some of these commands didn’t work for me. Romin Irani. Docker Machine Windows 10 Hyper-V Troubleshooting Tips. 2016. This was helpful in creating a machine....

The Network 0

The Network

Introduction to the Network This document outlines a number of resources for learning about networking technology. For example, there are resources on 10 GbE, switches, subnet masks and IP addressing, VLANs, OSI, firewalls, and...