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WMworld and the week ahead

August is quickly drawing to a close and the last day of the month kicks off the first day of VMworld in San Francisco.  The past week has been really busy as I prepare for my trip and try and bring my co-workers up-to-date with what is going on and things that might come up […]

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New release fixes Mozy Mac client issue

Mozy has released an incremental update to address the Time Machine conflict and issues that version 1.4 introduced.  The update, labeled 1.4.3, was released early today, according to ComputerWorld.  I have installed the update and it did immediately fix the problems with my Time Machine backups.  My initial backup is running along at a very […]

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Mozy causing problems with Time Machine backups

Update: Mozy has released an update to fix this issue. File this under the “why’s that happening” category…  About a week ago, I noticed that my MacBook Pro’s Time Machine stopped working.  It has been working flawlessly to an external drive hosted on my iMac at home, but I wanted something to back it up […]

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Adding Mozy Home to an additional Mac

I purchased and installed Mozy Home on my MacBook Pro in addition to the iMac at home.  One thing different for the initial backup this time around is my upstream connection.  I’m currently using an outside connection from work which a screaming fast upstream and I can tell you, Mozy is cruising along much better […]

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USAA to allow customers to deposit checks with iPhone

Yes, you read that correctly.  USAA Federal Savings Bank will soon be allowing many of its customers to deposit checks into their accounts using the iPhone and its camera, according to an article published in the New York Times.  For at least a year, the same bank has been allowing their customers, like myself, to […]

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Anniversary passed without notice

Yesterday marked a milestone for me.  I signed on with this blog exactly one year ago yesterday, and I missed my anniversary.  It was only today that I noticed that my archives extended back to August 2008 and when I clicked in, found that my first post went live on August 4. I still seem […]

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Myrtle Beach VMUG meeting tomorrow

Just a quick post as a reminder for anyone in the Myrtle Beach, SC, area – we have an inaugural VMware Users Group meeting tomorrow at Barefoot Resort starting at noon.  If you need additional information or need to register, please go to the VMware website and register.  Vizioncore is sponsoring the meeting and Chris […]

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Officially obtaining my VCP

This weekend, I had a nice surprise.  When we returned home from errands on Saturday, I found our mail waiting on the front steps instead of inside the mailbox, as normal.  There was a larger envelope which I flipped over to quickly find it was from VMware.  At last, my official welcome package as a […]

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Selecting my VMworld schedule

VMworld opened session registration for attendees earlier this week.  For anyone who hasn’t attended, you use the VMworld website to register for sessions ahead of time and specifically register for the instructor led labs offered during the conference. There are lots of great sessions and many of the ones I’m interested in are scheduled at […]

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Myrtle Beach area VMUG – Aug 6

I blogged previously about a ‘local’ VMUG in Wilmington, NC, but since then, I received word of a VMUG much closer to home.  The first meeting for a Myrtle Beach VMware Users Group will be held on Aug 6 from 12 until 2 pm at Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle Beach.  Me and several of […]

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