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    27th August 2014, 11:22 AM
    Gongalong replied to a thread WEEE Disposal in Green Computing
    OK, I rang The Environment Agency and they confirmed we *do* need it. The 500kg applies to the entire item e.g. a fridge, TV, computer, rather than...
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    27th August 2014, 10:35 AM
    Gongalong replied to a thread WEEE Disposal in Green Computing
    Just revisiting this, I'm still not sure whether we need this license or not. Gov.UK's page is not at all clear. It says if you're storing or...
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    22nd August 2014, 08:53 AM
    Odd, in the nicest possible way of course ;)
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    21st August 2014, 01:41 PM
    Ahhh, I assumed because it was federated by something odd, that I would not be able to use Powershell.
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    21st August 2014, 12:57 PM
    The problem is we're federated via RM Unify, so I don't think we can connect directly into Office 365 from the DC.
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    21st August 2014, 10:28 AM
    Ah, it's the Exchange section that allows editing of up to 500 users at a time. Ironically there's an RM tech doc saying that you can only edit...
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    21st August 2014, 10:24 AM
    Shucks. I could have sworn the Users > Active Users section allowed you to view up to 500 users at a time. Now it only lets you select 20 at a time....
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    16th August 2014, 07:55 PM
    Hi folks, I'm considering getting an Oculus Rift DK2, which it seems the only easy place to get from in the UK is eBay. Although I haven't...
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    15th August 2014, 01:30 PM
    Hi folks, I had a devil of a job getting Lync (the client app) to work with our Smoothwall, and then spotted that a version of it appears under...
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    15th August 2014, 01:25 PM
    I had lots of problems with Java and GPO deployment before, which broke Java and caused machines to hang for an hour before logging on (!). It had to...
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    15th August 2014, 01:15 PM
    Curiously Flash has been the biggest pain so far, out of Java, Flash, and Reader. With Java (7u67) I extracted the MSI, and it just worked. ...
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    15th August 2014, 11:24 AM
    Now struggling with Adobe Flash and Reader. Mixed success with Flash, confused by IE on Win 8 not needing it. Reader seems to be very complex, on...
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    13th August 2014, 04:05 PM
    I've expanded the test group to five machines, and they've all got the client installed and the test deployment without any issues. Further yippees!
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    13th August 2014, 12:15 PM
    I went back to the boundary group, and it didn't have a site system server associated with it. I added that, and it seemed to kick things into life....
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    13th August 2014, 11:05 AM
    Distribution Status > Content Status shows the app with 100% compliance. (I did just deploy the app without distributing, but from memory it does...
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    13th August 2014, 09:59 AM
    Container permissions fixed, and that has kicked the CM client into life on the two test machines. I have followed this guide to setup Java (7u67) as...
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    12th August 2014, 01:27 PM
    I still have to correct the AD container permissions, on the assumption that the schema extension had worked. I found another reference here, but I'm...
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    12th August 2014, 12:27 PM
    Hi folks, We just had an issue with our Hyper-V cluster where it got its clocks in-a-twist (one DC had a different clock to the other). Partly my...
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    12th August 2014, 10:23 AM
    I ran the schema extension (using the bundled EXE) and that seemed to have worked, based on the log it produced, but I wasn't sure about the AD...
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    12th August 2014, 09:51 AM
    There's both a boundary and boundary group in place. I've set an IP boundary, for 10.121.244.0/255.255.252.0. CM has resolved that with a subnet ID...
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    11th August 2014, 03:26 PM
    Hi All, I have setup SCCM2012 R2 for the first time (following the completion of the 10747D course a few weeks ago). I have deployed the CM...
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    11th August 2014, 08:14 AM
    Gongalong replied to a thread HDD/Tape Destruction in Hardware
    My two concerns are (1) the H&S aspect of drilling/smashing platters, in case it produces nasty bits and (2) inadvertently giving them away to some...
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    8th August 2014, 01:46 PM
    Hi All, What approach do you take to destroying hard disk drives? We’ve been using DBAN with SATA drives, but also have tens of IDE and SCSI...
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    5th August 2014, 07:21 PM
    Turned out we had to change the domain on the O365 user accounts to the built-in onmicrosoft.com. We had one account which refused to switch so we...
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    5th August 2014, 11:22 AM
    Was just about to post re. speakers. We have the Sahara type here, but I was unable to tell what they were short of removing them from the wall. Seem...
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    4th August 2014, 02:10 PM
    Hi folks, We're trying to move Office 365 tenancies, in conjunction with a consultant. During the last few days all the mailboxes have been...
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