Author's details

Date registered: October 1, 2012
URL: https://blog.lucid.net.au


I love technology, and have been involved with it for over thirty years. I'm a IT manager, a seasoned network, storage, Unix and virtualisation guy. I love to code (mmm, sweet sweet Python), and I django, SQLalchemy, Eve and pytest when I'm behaving. I'm also a DJ, and photographer.

Latest posts

  1. Replacing VMware ESXi with Proxmox, KVM and LXC — January 21, 2017
  2. PS4, dynamic port forwards and my MikroTik — December 31, 2015
  3. R2D2’s dick — August 18, 2015
  4. Oh packets, where are ewe? — November 23, 2014
  5. Mini tip: gvim on Windows, ^Z — October 18, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Replacing VMware ESXi with Proxmox, KVM and LXC — 11 comments
  2. Organic apple juice — 7 comments
  3. Infoblox, IPAM tools, SDN and FUD — 4 comments
  4. Firewall Builder (fwbuilder) and fwbedit tricks — 2 comments
  5. Cisco IOS Tcl ios_config command — 2 comments

Author's posts listings

Sep 06

When doves cry

I have failed. Still, after all these years, I neither cannot picture how doves cry, nor what it sounds like. #prince

Aug 17

Infoblox, IPAM tools, SDN and FUD

I ran across an blog opinion piece last night around Infoblox and their product suite — specifically proclaiming that both were headed for the graveyard, due to those two magical and overused terms, “cloud” and “SDN”. It’s an interesting article, weaving together an apparent direct correlation between their stock price, and the relevance of generic IPAM …

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Jul 07

Safe driving ad without the gore

Note to Australian government and advertisers: it doesn’t have to be gory and horrific to have shock value.  Well done, Volkswagen!

Jun 01

Why Greens, why?!?

Adam Bandt, you are a complete and utter twit — I didn’t think it was possible to be more alarmist and moronic than Bob Brown, but you’ve achieved that with vigour! I cannot fathom why some people support this idiot: Why Tony Abbott's plan means more bushfires for Australia & more pics like this of Sydney http://t.co/bXFaAT6kLf …

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May 25

Organic apple juice

So we were at a café yesterday, grabbing a late breakfast-at-lunchtime thing, when it was time to order. I ordered my meal, and wanted a drink as well. “Do you have apple juice?” “No, we only have organic apple juice,” was his reply “Huh?!” “You know, like, cloudy apple juice.” This silly shit has gone …

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