After nine years fortypoundhead.com is moving off to a new domain. Due to lack of use of the many features of this site, I have decided to move the content to a blog platform, wherein people can still get the information they need, and I don't need to maintain the many and varied features of the site, other than content
I have CenturyLink DSL. Please take pity on me. Having CL as an ISP has been akin to being trapped in a cartoon, only it's not funny. Here is my latest experience with them.
A potential danger
In most technology environments, automation is everything. Part of that automation is the deployment of operating systems to servers and workstations via Windows Deployment Services, with help of PXE boot. Here's how to PXE boot a guest in Hyper-V.
There is something of a mantra in the IT world: If it has to be repeated more than once, script it and automate it. The same goes for Q&A. If more than one person asks about it, write it down. So here you go.
Some people just don't get it. Making demands for assistance after calling someone a scammer is not the to get help from someone. Here's a jewel that I got today (warning: rage filled missive)
Just because you don't have a GUI on your Windows Server 2012 doesn't mean you can't install roles and features at will. Use PowerShell, and the job gets easy.
As some of you may know, I've recently taken a position at a software company in downtown Seattle. This has changed my once serene commute into one of frustration against some of my fellow commuters.