mac OSX: Opening JNLP Files?
Dec02

mac OSX: Opening JNLP Files?

KB ID 0001767 Problem I needed to get onto a HPE server’s iLO at work today. I was using Firefox and the .Net extensions no longer work, so I was forced to use Java web start. Annoyingly that opened my Windows 10 VM (that runs in VMware Fusion), then it fell over! So the problem is, I need to be able to ‘RUN’ jnlp file on my MacBook, but there’s no Java application in the applications folder. Opening JNLP Files...

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macOS: Microsoft Outlook Search Broken
Jul05

macOS: Microsoft Outlook Search Broken

KB ID 0001754 Problem I’ve had to contend with Outlook Search Broken on Windows clients many times, but not being able to search my ‘sent’ and ‘deleted’ items has a detrimental effect on my productivity.  Outlook Search Broken Fix This can happen if the folder/drive that your Outlook profile is in is Blocked/Prevented access by ‘Spotlight’ but in my case that wasn’t the problem. Close...

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macOS – SSH Error ‘No Matching Exchange Method Found’
Mar24

macOS – SSH Error ‘No Matching Exchange Method Found’

KB ID 0001245  Problem Note Certified working all the way up to macOS Monterey version 12.0.1 I thought my RoyalTSX had broken today, I upgraded it a couple of weeks ago, and I upgraded to macOS Catalina 10.15 the other day. After this, all my SSH sessions refused to connect with this error;   Unable to negotiate with x.x.x.x port 22: no matching key exchange found. Their offer diffie-hellman-group1-sha1 Note: You may also see the...

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VMware Fusion: Not Enough Physical Memory
Nov18

VMware Fusion: Not Enough Physical Memory

KB ID 0001715 Problem I upgraded to macOS Big Sur this week, and was surprised everything still worked! That was until I tried to start up my Windows 1o Virtual machine. “Not enough physical memory is available to power on this virtual machine with its configured settings.” Solution Though it took me a while to ‘fix’, the fix is quite straight forward, I was running version 11 (see Below). As soon as I upgraded...

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Azure: Point to Site VPN From mac OS?
Aug12

Azure: Point to Site VPN From mac OS?

KB ID 0001693 Problem We mac users always get overlooked. If I had a pound for every time I’ve heard ‘Yeah we don’t support macs?” I would be a rich man. But thankfully this makes us work things out for ourselves usually! So recently I did a article Azure: Point To Site VPN (Remote Access User VPN) but what if you want to use the same solution for a remote mac user? Solution Firstly you will want to download...

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Outlook (for macOS) Notifications Stopped Working
Jul02

Outlook (for macOS) Notifications Stopped Working

KB ID 0001684 Problem Like most of us I spend my working day based around Outlook calendar meetings and entries, I’ve even got birthdays and anniversaries in there. So recently when the notification pop-ups stopped working, it was a potential problem. Occasionally I could hear the notification ‘sound’, but I had to open outlook and change to the notification window to see them. When you are as absent minded as me,...

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