Where is httpd.conf on Mac OS X Server?

Mac OS X Server is awesome! But it “hides” configuration files for some of the services it runs. Finding them can be a pain… This is the directory where OS X Server puts all of the relevant httpd.conf files: /Library/Server/Web/Config/apache2/sites/

Segmenting Datacenter Servers (Security and Performance)

In data center networking, you really don’t care what is hosted on a server. Let’s face it. You know it’s true. Some business unit probably calls this app “critical”. It probably generates a report that 3 people in the company see. But it’s important to them. To you, it’s a VLAN, an IP address, a … Continue Reading

Gracefully Upgrading JUNOS Devices with Dual RE’s

One of the coolest things about the routing plane with Juniper routers is the fact that you can have dual/redundant independent routing-engines. Routers are constantly making decisions, running algorithms, and updating the database for the correct way for traffic to get to every destination possible.  They do this to always have the quickest/most efficient route … Continue Reading

Passion for…. Anything? Everything? Something!?

Passion, desire, enthusiasm, excitement, zeal, and fervor…… These words describe more than just a passing interest or modest caring for something. They describe a level of devotion and dedication that surpasses the “normal”. They so poignantly portray an artist lost in her instrument, an athlete at his peak output during an event, an evangelical preacher … Continue Reading

iOS 7 First Look: Photos

Yesterday I blogged about the new iTunes Radio in iOS7. Today I’m checking out the camera and photo features. Let’s start with the photos app first: The Icon isn’t a photo.  It’s doesn’t lead you to believe that by clicking it, it will take you to a magical land of photos.  It looks like some … Continue Reading

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iOS 7 First Look: iTunes Radio

iOS 7 was announced two days ago! And boy was it a change…. Over the next few days I’m going to be to be posting some reviews/first looks at the OS. Today, I’m looking at something I’ll probably use most. iTunes radio. I’ve listened to several songs over the last couple of days. Its algorithms … Continue Reading

Surveys! 5 reasons to take them!

I complain a lot… I mean a TON! I’ve always been picky. When I was a kid, I couldn’t live if my green beans touched my mashed potatoes, or my jeans were the wrong shade of blue. And now as a frequent flyer and someone who spends more time away from home than at home, … Continue Reading

Help Stop CISPA! #takeaction #blackout

                    This is my CISPA blackout… I’m a huge fan of whitespace and minimalism, so you don’t get a black/blank page. 🙂                       The U.S. House of Representatives just passed a version of the CISPA (Cyber … Continue Reading

Location Social Networking… Circle App Review

I’ve always been a fan of location based social networking. If I’m looking for a place to eat and I have 3 or 4 friends nearby, I’ll ask them to come along or for their recommendations. I have hundreds of friends on Facebook, Foursquare, and Twitter that are always blowing up my feed with check-ins, … Continue Reading