Author Archives: garbagerie

more fun with ssl (connecting to an MQ Queue Manager)

Ok, this time I was trying to make a client connection to an MQ server using SSL. If you google for how to do this, most of the hits will show you how to do it with code similar to … Continue reading

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javax.net.ssl.SSLPeerUnverifiedException: peer not authenticated – even with seemingly valid certificate

Hopefully this might help someone out, because 99% of the hits that come up when googling this java error bring you to someone telling you how to bypass certificate verification when testing with self-signed or other bad certificates. But if … Continue reading

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VMWare ESXi 5: importing a virtual machine

I was new to ESX, having only used Server/Player before. So I wasn’t quite sure how to import existing virtual machines into ESXi, and when I googled it, everyone seemed to be saying I had to use Converter to convert … Continue reading

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mythbuntu 11: “an attempt to configure apt to install additional packages from the cdrom failed”

Because the machine I want to install mythbuntu on doesn’t have a cd drive, I thought I’d just use unetbootin to make a bootable USB stick from the iso (mythbuntu-11.10-desktop-amd64.iso). It boots and seems to install but at the end … Continue reading

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Hello world!

The main purpose of this blog is to try to find answers to questions I have that, upon googling them, I simply refuse to believe that no one else has also wondered about online. Questions like:¬†Why does virtually everyone generally … Continue reading

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