Congratulations to Bruce Amery from Highlands Motor Inn who is the winner of our Security Software and Updates survey. Bruce is the proud owner of a new Microsoft Surface Pro – and we can’t wait to get it to him! We’ll publish the results of the survey and some insights about what we have learnt soon! Continue reading And the winner is…
One of the good (and bad) features of using Docker and docker-compose is it’s ability to spin up virtual networks for your container stack. This encourages application isolation, and clear thinking about what network ports you need to expose from and between your containers. By default, Docker allocates a /16 subnet from the 172.[17-32].0.0 range for their network segments. Unfortunately, we use this range extensively … Continue reading Manage overlapping external subnets with Docker
You’ve just discovered that your user broke something. No worries. You’ll just roll back to an earlier storage snapshot. You log into Horizon, browse to the instance and get the instance id. You then work out the UUID’s of the attached volume, jump into the SC Storage Manager, look through your list of hundreds of volumes, carefully compare the UUIDs, search for the date of … Continue reading Supercharge your OpenStack Replay Fu (when you use SC Storage)
Serial is a new(ish) Serial Terminal Emulator for OSX that makes the process of connecting to a serial device… easy. Continue reading Serial: A better USB Serial program for OSX
We’ve been a bit quiet when it comes to providing updates – but it’s just a reflection of how busy the last few weeks have been! But one of the new things that’s been announced is the public beta of Office 2019 through the Office Insider program. Microsoft makes versions of their new products available to trial before they are publicly released as part of … Continue reading Office 2019 Beta is out
Feeling like you need to regress to your Windows 3.1 days? The Windows 3.1 File Manager lives! In a throw back to the past, Microsoft has released the Windows 3.1 File Manager on Github as an open source project. You can now compile it, and replace the bloated Windows Explorer found in modern versions of Windows! Find the source code here! Continue reading Windows 3.1 is not dead!
You’d be forgiven if you missed the news… but perhaps the most exciting thing to change in Dropbox land recently is the introduction of Selective Sync. Continue reading Smart Sync transforms the way you Dropbox