Using nested AD groups to filter access to Gitlab

I struggled while trying to limit access to our internal omnibus Gitlab instance using the LDAP-setting user_filter:. We use nested groups in Microsoft AD to handle users and access rights, which works with Gitlab, when you know about the secret sauce. Licensing - you need an enterprise license First I tried getting it to work with our Gitlab instance »

Windows 7 can't install from Kingston USB stick

I recently discovered that it's impossible to install Windows 7 from a Kingston USB stick. It turns out this is a known problem with Kingston DataTravel sticks. I had this problem while installing Windows 7 Pro on an old Panasonic Toughbook CF-31. It's not obvious that you can't install from these USB sticks, since you can boot into the Windows »

Trouble with Scrivener on Windows 7

I've had a problem running Scrivener on my work computer with Windows 7 since I got the computer last year. Today I finally decided to see if I could fix it. The fix was easier than I thought. Over at the Knowledge Base for Scrivener I found the post Fixing "Not Responding" with Compatibility Settings which solved my problem. I'm »

Resetting corrupt "always available offline" database

For my work computer I keep a Outlook Data File (.pst), as a place to backup email. I keep the pst-file on my network share, which ensure that it's backed up. Recently I've experienced trouble with this solution when I've disconnected from the network while Outlook is running. I end up with a corrupt Offline Files Database which fail when »

Happy with Ghost as my blogging platform

Today I finally found the time to go back to my blog, it's been a busy week and a half. One of the first things I usually do is to log on to Ghost's Slack to see if there has been any activity. Today was no different and I was again happily surprised when browsing through the backlog in the »