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I work at a large international development charity in London, as International Operations Manager. I manage a team of Regional ICT Service Managers, based in developing world countries, who keep our users happy through fixing problems, setting up great connectivity and generally making sure users can do their day jobs.

I previously worked at the same place as International Network Systems Analyst. I looked after a bunch of ICT systems in offices in the developing world, as well as looking after systems in our HQ. I gained a lot of knowledge in that job, and the techy side competes with the people stuff in the new role, hence I still hang out here a lot.

I'm passionate about the use of ICT in developing countries, both in terms of dealing with the inherent problems for ICT in those places, and using ICT as a tool for development.


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comment Additional mailboxes show contents from main mailbox in Outlook 2010 - Office 365 mailboxes
Thanks. I ended up discovering that disabling auto-mapping for the mailbox using the -Automapping $false flag for Add-MailboxPermission fixed the issue. Microsoft have more details at technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/library/hh529943(v=exchg.141).aspx - that of course is only server side.
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That is stripping some annoying formatting such as bullet points, but keeping colour and font. I don't know where all this crap about pasting the source formatting came from - does anyone really want to do that by default?
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I realise that isn't helpful if you are restricted from running ipconfig, but I was looking for a graphic interface for this, but then realised I just needed a better interface for reading the text.
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Well, I guess this is just a hangover from the late 90s when Microsoft thought everything should be a hypertext browser and forgot that some applications might normally be used for something else than opening web pages.
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If you have a valid network address in Network A then you should be able to reach a host in it by ping for example. Use tracert to validate whether it is going direct to the host in Network A, or going via the default gateway in Network B (assuming of course that the default gateway is not set up as transparent). What is the subnet for Network B? If it is larger than 255.255.0.0 then traffic for Network A will be sent to the NIC for Network B.
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comment How to stop Excel following hyperlinks when I click on them?
That there isn't a setting would be a valid answer. Turning off automatic hyperlinks would work for all documents I create, but not for any created by other people who haven't also turned this off. If you know for certain that there isn't UI to turn this off, then say so, Otherwise, please don't deter other people from answering by criticising the question.
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