iPhone tethering - instant disconnection of client

Today one of our users grabbed me for a bit of help with their company issued iPhone and laptop. For months they have been unable to tether their laptop to their iPhone and couldn't work out why. They hadn't reported it to us and were living in silence, but that's…

Migrating SharePoint to the cloud

For well over 10 years we've been running SharePoint on premises. It all started with SharePoint Team Services back in 2002-2003 and from there we've been through all major versions, and today our small on-prem setup consists of several sites collections, numerous sub-sites and some customisation to meet our organisation…

Octopus Deploy: Where we are today

A lot of our web apps are hosted across multiple nodes and each environment sits behind a multi-node load balancer that handles the distribution of incoming requests. For a seamless deployment we need to take a web server out of service with the load balancers, upgrade the node, spin the…

Octopus Deploy - .NET deployment mastered

If there's one standout tool I've discovered this year it has to be Octopus Deploy. I can't stress enough the hours this one product now saves us in our development cycle. Seriously - back in the 'old' days (of a few months ago) we were manually pushing out several new…

Windows 10 RSAT now available to download

If you are an IT Pro and have been holding off your Windows 10 upgrade until Microsoft released a compatible RSAT kit your wait is now over. True to their word, today Microsoft have released Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 10 and you can grab it now over at…

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