This one had me tearing my hair out. We needed to enable auto startup on some of our Virtual Machines on the VMware ESX server, but I couldn’t for the life of me work out how. After a stupid amount of Googling around, turning up nothing, I actually RTFM! Page 177-178 had the answers 😉
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How to force VMware to regenerate a MAC address for a virtual machine (or guest OS).
Shut down the Guest OS.
Open up the .vmx file.
Delete the following lines (that begin with…):
Boot up the Guest OS again, and it should generate new details in the vmx file (I’d check afterwards to be doubly sure).
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Web Application Firewalls, or WAFs, are a brilliant concept. In essence, they are pretty much what they say on the tin: A firewall for a web application – monitoring web traffic for a given web application, and deciding on whether to allow or deny specific requests.
The first thing that came to mind was protecting internal … Read more »
Sometimes, I just casually cruise around LinkedIn, seeing who knows who, and where they work – often clicking off to company and personal websites. Occasionally, I might stumble across something interesting. To show what I mean, here’s something I found just a few minutes ago:
LinkedIn has company data on DisplayLink.
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My colleague Dave just pointed out that TrueCrypt 6.0 was released on Friday, 4th July. The most important new feature here is that encrypt/decrypt speeds are massively improved on multi-core processors – multiplied by the amount of cores you have (e.g. 2x for dual core).
I’ll be testing this out on one of the Execs later … Read more »