Running BT Analogue Telephone Line via Structured CAT5e Network Cabling (RJ45)

From time to time you need to run normal POTS telephone over structured cabling, the main issue is that in the UK the pin outs can be different from the rest of the world, so buying a BT plug to RJ45 cable doesn’t always work. Below is a diagram of the cabling pinouts required for […]

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SharePoint 2013 – Hide Horizontal Scrollbar on Front Page

On our Microsoft SharePoint 2013 home page, we had a horizontal scrollbar appear. What seemed to be happening was within the master CSS file was that the “s4-workspace” was of the “ms-core-overlay” that affects the whole size of the page was using this: As you can see the “overflow” was set to auto, this sets […]

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Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS – SNMPD Configuration with Baracuda Load Balancer

We have some Linux web servers that we use for Moodle they are setup behind a Barracuda Load Balancer that then distributes the load based on how busy each of the web servers are. Essentially the more busy the server the less clients it is given to process. The barracuda load balancer uses an SNMP […]

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SharePoint 2013 – Managed Metadata Columns Empty in Lists

We found that the metadata columns which use the term store, end up showing empty for all users apart from the Site Administrators. To fix this you need to grant privileges to the users in this list. To do this navigate to: http://intranet/Lists/TaxonomyHiddenList/AllItems.aspx Click on “List”->”List Settings” then click on “Permissions for this list.” Add […]

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APC Management Card and Microsoft IAS (NPS)

When setting up your APC Management card (this includes the ATS Devices) you need to configure the IAS policy as follows. I’m assuming you know the basics of configuring a RADIUS device this is specifically how to get administrative privileges for users logging into the Management card. Without these additional settings, the user will get […]

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