Category Archives: NetServices

Unable to ping localhost… and when unique SIDs (or Sysprep) matter

The problem With much urgency, a project I was involved with required an install of Oracle XE and Apex on a server – any server – that we had supplied as part of a small environment built in network-isolated site. … Continue reading

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Sometimes it’s Old Skool

Background In our organisation, we have two DCHP servers that are running on Windows 2003. It isn’t even an 80-20 configuration. One server is active, and one has all its scopes disabled. Naturally they are supposed to be kept in … Continue reading

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