Enable snmp in VMWare VCSA 5.5

Enable snmp in VMWare VCSA 5.5

Oct. 8, 2013 by

After deploying Oberservium around my home infrastructure, clearly a dull evening. I wondered if it was possible to monitor my vCenter instance, at the end of the day it’s still a linux instance. Logging into the VCSA with ssh and

Further libssh2 wrapper updates

Further libssh2 wrapper updates

Nov. 13, 2012 by

I’ve written a small shell script that takes the archive downloaded from http://www.libssh2.org, extracts it, compiles it, extracts the headers and archive library and then tidies up after itself. The results┬ájust need adding to Xcode and you have a working

Update to the sshwrapper

Update to the sshwrapper

Sep. 13, 2012 by

Had quite a few emails recently about using the ssh wrapping class I wrote aaaages ago. I’ve traded a couple of emails back and forth.. and decided that it would be easier for everyone if I just updated these old

Objective-C graphing and plotting with little-plot

Objective-C graphing and plotting with little-plot

Apr. 24, 2012 by

As development has continued on a personal project it became obvious that I would need to implement UI elements that simply weren’t part of the Cocoa UI-kit. Essentially the main goal is presenting the user with a graph interface allowing

Face Detection in OSX

Face Detection in OSX

Apr. 4, 2012 by

After reading this (http://maniacdev.com/2011/11/tutorial-easy-face-detection-with-core-image-in-ios-5/) tutorial for iOS 5 face detection I decided to try it for plain olde osX, I do find it somewhat annoying that the objective-C community is only focused on development using the iOS SDKs. The main changes

LVM2 device names and device paths

LVM2 device names and device paths

Jan. 10, 2012 by

If you use LVM (Linux volume manager) you’ll be no doubt aware that the ability to place your volumes in groups and name the volumes accordingly makes administration much easier. Having a volume group called oracle and then a binaries

Window handling from the dock icon (Objective-C / Xcode)

Window handling from the dock icon (Objective-C / Xcode)

Jan. 10, 2012 by

I should probably post this stuff to stackoverflow, however I find that most of the people on there are rude and spend far too much time just berating anyone who asks for the slightest help. I apologise for anyone who

Disposable

Disposable

Jan. 2, 2012 by

    I finally crumbled and gave the gimmicky disposable app a go, sharing some film with a friend(@Grizly_Chops) form New Zealand. Initially I found the experience a bit annoying as i’ve become so used to immediately viewing my results,

Objective-C modal Window using sheets and Panels

Objective-C modal Window using sheets and Panels

Nov. 7, 2011 by

Adding a modal sheet to a window in objective-C isn’t highly complicated however there are a number of issues to watch for that can leave you scratching your head. Most of the examples I’ve found on the internet point to

Cheap disks

Nov. 1, 2011 by

The flooding in Thailand has been pretty horrible for a number of reasons (mainly deaths and loss of homes/possessions), but its also having a knock on effect in the area of hard drive manufacturers. http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2011/oct/25/thailand-floods-hard-drive-shortage This has had a further