Category: Rants

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A Triumvirate of Stupidity

Whew. I have to consider myself pretty lucky. I haven’t encountered enough stupidity to be worth ranting about in almost a year, but as guaranteed by interacting with humanity, that time has come to...

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Windows 10 Feature Updates

The Creator Update. The aptly named Fall (emphasis on falling) Update. The 1709 Update. I don’t give a crap what you call them because they’re all the same thing — crap. Windows 10 has...

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Solarwinds Support

Boom, Solarwinds support, you’re gonna be the first crappy thing I’m gonna rant about at my new job because my most recent support ticket was GOD AWFUL. It was opened 1/4/2018. It is now...

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Idiots in Internal IT

One of the great goals of most MSP technicians is to one day enter the cozy realm of internal IT. Sometimes you have a client and your MSP services supplements their internal IT, and...

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The Woes of Blacklisted E-mail Servers

I require more facepalms. A client uses a dirt cheap spam filter that costs $5 a month for the ENTIRE account. It’s called SpamHero. Insert obvious joke of SpamZero. It’s worth less than what...

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TXT Records

“Alright, uhh, I’ve added the TXT records or whatever it was you wanted.” Holy. Fuckin’ Hell. Somebody please explain to me why tech support at a DNS hosting provider doesn’t seem to know what...

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Website Migration Nightmare

THE INCOMPETENCY OF IT ALL The day is August 17, 2017. We have a major public facing website hosted by, well, let’s call them Dumbfucks. I can tolerate some idiocy, but holy moly this...