Ubuntu OpenStack

This document will outline the steps to create a simple OpenStack cloud. 1) Network Architecture The following is the target initial network design. The high power workstations will be pulled into the system as compute and storage. A redundant controller will need created, and replication of storage to an data center. 2) Controller Server Configuration … Read moreUbuntu OpenStack

Google Drive python27dll error code 5

Background When logging into Windows Google Drive pops up a dialog box that says “Error loading Python DLL: C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Local\Temp\_MEIXXXX\python27.dll (error code 5)”.   In our case the problem was that the user only had read permissions on the folder. The exact cause as to why that happened isn’t entirely known. Most likely it was a … Read moreGoogle Drive python27dll error code 5

Security Precautions in the Wake of Adobe Data Breach

Given the recent news of the Adobe source code leak, I feel it necessary to go over some security precautions that may help in the coming months to follow. There will no doubt be a flood of new zero-day http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zero-day_attack exploits targeting all adobe software, especially FlashPlayer and Acrobat Reader. I’d like to list a … Read moreSecurity Precautions in the Wake of Adobe Data Breach

License Agreement each and every time you open Word, Excel, and/or Outlook

Problem Each and every time Outlook, Word, or Excel is opened, you must agree to the End User License Agreement. Synopsis When agreeing to the EULA, the user does not have permissions to make the requested registry changes. Solution Open the program running as an administrator. This can be done by locating the executable (located … Read moreLicense Agreement each and every time you open Word, Excel, and/or Outlook

UPS Worldship moving database and upgrading to workgroup

UPS Worldship is a useful software for interfacing between creating printing labels and printing to a set few printers. Unfortunately the software is difficult to administer. The overall goal that will be covered in this article is trying to go from having one computer able to print to the printer to having multiple computers print … Read moreUPS Worldship moving database and upgrading to workgroup