Clone Windows 10 PC OS Disk to SAMBA Server (Synology NAS) using Clonezilla Live

I’ve used Clonezilla a few times in the past, its a quick and convenient way to replace a hard disk (e.g. upgrading from a spinning rust disk to an SSD) in your machine without needing to rebuild the OS from scratch. But Clonezilla can also be used to clone the disk to an image, as […]

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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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