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Complying with GDPR

Just a few weeks before the EU General Data Protection Regulations come into force, time is running out to make your organisation compliant.  Practising good privacy and data security is the obligation of every company that handles personal data, but the new regulations introduce formal requirements for documenting and communicating
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PPTP VPN Problems on VMware ESXi 5.5

I’ve just discovered an interesting feature of virtual machines running on ESXi 5.5.  Skip to the bottom if you just want the skinny and not my anecdote. I set up a couple of Windows 7 VMs for testing purposes for a client, and it came to pass that I was asked
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Creating an email (SMTP) relay server in Windows 2008 and 2012

The Why

There's several reasons you might need to create a mail relay on your Windows server. The most common is that you might have network devices that wish to send emails that do not support the encryption and authentication protocols required by your email provider. Google Apps, for example, require
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