RDP to Windows Server 2012 from Windows XP

I came across an annoying little issue today.  Whether it be down to the default settings of Windows Server 2012, or one of the hardening settings of our corporate build, I don’t know, but it’s annoying either way.

My corporate provided laptop operating system is mandated at Windows XP.  I regularly (90+% of every day) use it to remote control servers, and this is normally through RDP (I prefer RDP over vSphere client for Virtual Machines too). Continue reading “RDP to Windows Server 2012 from Windows XP”

Dog walks

Went on a really nice dog walk this afternoon, just before sunset.

I enjoy taking the dog at this time – I get some really awesome colours on pictures of the sunset.  The header picture on this website at the time of writing is a crop from one of my pictures.  Taken with an iPhone 4S, there has been no processing, that’s the raw colours.

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How do I feel about the killing of a dog?

I posted a short opinion on Google Plus today, on this piece of news from the Daily Mail about a man killing a dog.  I’ve tried to expand on that opinion in this post.

I’m still not 100% sure how I feel about it, maybe 10 hours after reading it, but felt I should probably put my thoughts down here.

So – my first thoughts.  Continue reading “How do I feel about the killing of a dog?”