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Adobe Changes Licensing, Causes Non-Profit Scare, Probably OK Though

September 29th, 2009 at 4:12 pm » Comments (6)

A tweet yesterday from James Edwards (which led to a discussion and a series of tweets) got me a little scared about the future of Adobe Non-Profit Pricing that I’ve written about before. Then today I got an email from Adobe with the subject “Notice of new volume licensing program and temporary Adobe system shut […]



Palm Treo 755p and Centro Exchange 2007 ActiveSync

September 22nd, 2009 at 5:43 pm » Comments (2)

Did you upgrade to Exchange 2007 but are having issues with Palm OS devices like the Palm Treo 755p and the Palm Centro? I did this past weekend, and I have one Centro that worked fine, but three other PalmOS devices (two Treo 755p units and a Centro) had issues. They would connect, say Receiving, and […]



Palm Centro and GoDaddy SSL Certificates: Fixed!

September 16th, 2009 at 12:25 pm » Comments (3)

We have many Palm phones running Palm OS, in particular we have a lot of Palm Centros although we have some other models as well (but they all run Palm OS, not Windows Mobile). We’ve had GoDaddy SSL certificates for a while for our Exchange 2003 server. Until now, I’ve never had an issue with […]



Two Day Nursery Checkin Tech Overhaul

September 9th, 2009 at 7:14 pm » Comments (0)

Back in July (I’ve been meaning to write about it since!) I did some maintenance and upgrades on our nursery checkin system. Originally installed on a domain using Windows Server 2000 years ago (although it’s been running on Server 2003 for years), the “server “was and old Dell desktop workstation without even room in the […]



Unauthorized DHCP Servers: DENIED!

September 8th, 2009 at 10:13 am » Comments (6)

Has anyone ever plugged a Cable/DSL router into your network without authorization? Those things have DHCP servers on by default, you probably know that. And you want DHCP at home, and for that matter at work, too. But only one per network, or things get nasty really fast! (There are some legitimate redundant DHCP configuration […]