Mikrotik Queues, Bandwidth Throttling, and Bursting

Bandwidth Throttling, a system you would think would be easier to pull off. Hoping you find this article helpful. I’m installing a CCR-1036-12G-4S for a minor league baseball stadium, and am expecting about 600-800 devices to be connected during a game. The stadium has a symmetrical (up/down) gigabit fiber line, and I have to ration […]

MikroTik wAP – Setup Guide – Multiple APs with Roaming

MikroTik wAP Quick Setup Guide Hello there, this post will provide instructions configuring a MikroTik wireless access points from start to finish with a quick script. The goal is a wireless network where you can walk around the building and have client devices jump from WAP to WAP via access rules (Min-RSSI). These principles will work on […]

Quickbooks Error H505 – Multi-User Hosting

Quickbooks Error H505 Oh no! My user is trying to open a Quickbooks workbook stored on a shared drive and gets this awful message: Quickbooks Error code H505, “this company file is on another computer, and QuickBooks needs some help connecting.” This is the generic client error for “cannot connect to host”. Directly tied in to the QuickboksDBXX […]

Migrating from ESXi to HyperV w/ MVMC

Migrating an ESXi Host to HyperV w/ Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter I’ve been doing these a lot lately. Converting clients from ESXi free to HyperV on Server 2012 R2. This post is a bit unfair, as ESXi free is well, free, and Server 2012 R2 is $800. You could easily spend many, many thousands for ESX […]

Kicking Off the Site

Kicking Off the Site If you’ve reached this website, you’re likely looking for a fix to a weird problem. I’ve been a IT systems adminstrator for over six years, and want to offer simple and practical fixes to the problems I experience day-to-day. Google-fu has saved me many times before, hopefully my posts can help you out. […]