Computing and Networks

Peer certificate error when S/MIME signing email

THE PROBLEM: “Peer’s certificate issuer has been marked as not trusted by the user. (-8172) – Cannot add MS SMIMEEncKeyPrefs attribute”, you may need to select different mail options” THE SCENARIO: Right! so I have had this issue a couple of times.  Well in fact, once a year, every year, when I go through the… Continue reading Peer certificate error when S/MIME signing email

Computing and Networks

Using your iCloud address book in Linux

Not just linux but any application that supports WebDAV or CardDAV. Following on from previous posts about using Apples iCloud services on non Apple devices or operating systems.  See. – Apple CalDAV address…without .plist – Your Apple “secret” CalDAV address Once you have found the dsid for your iCloud account you will also need to… Continue reading Using your iCloud address book in Linux

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youtube-dl bombs and needs updating (Ubuntu 17.04)

A very common error that occurs when using youtube-dl (it’s not just for youtube you know) is the dreaded: WARNING: unable to extract html5 player; please report this issue on https://yt-dl.org/bug . Make sure you are using the latest version; type youtube-dl -U to update. Be sure to call youtube-dl with the –verbose flag and… Continue reading youtube-dl bombs and needs updating (Ubuntu 17.04)

Computing and Networks

Storage Clustering….a living research project

This is really just a place holder that I’ll be updating while I examine the various was to skin the cat called storage clustering.  My main focus will be for High Availability and as a shared storage back end for virtual machine clusters.  Also the ability to roll as much myself for a minimal price… Continue reading Storage Clustering….a living research project

Computing and Networks

Bootable USB install device in MacOS

These instructions will create a bootable install medium for the installation of a operating system using a .iso file downloaded from the network, the dd command and a standard USB stick.  You need admin level access (to run the sudo command). This covers MacOS [for Linux see Bootable USB install device in Linux] Let us begin… Continue reading Bootable USB install device in MacOS