Solution to an HDMI problem connecting MythTV system to TV via a receiver

MythTV

Solution to an HDMI problem connecting MythTV system to TV via a receiver

April 2016: I now advocate a different approach to solving this problem – see my update at https://vaughanharper.com/2016/04/28/solution-to-an-hdmi-problem-v2/ .
I recently got a Marantz AV receiver, but I had an annoying problem connecting my MythTV system to the television through it: things are fine if, when I boot

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ISAM appliance front

ISAM

ISAM physical appliances – network interfaces

We know that an IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM) physical appliance has six Ethernet ports – but which port is which when it shows in the admin console? Especially as the distinction between Management ports and Application ports has effectively gone away.
Assuming that you are

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Connecting to an ISAM physical appliance console

ISAM

Connecting to an ISAM physical appliance console

Most of my work with IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM) has been with virtual appliances, but earlier this year I had the opportunity to set up an ISAM Version 8 hardware/physical appliance. So the question is: how do you connect to the console of a

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How to export list of list of Tagged songs from Shazam (iOS 9/iTunes 12)

Misc Technical

How to export list of list of Tagged songs from Shazam (iOS 9/iTunes 12)

I was surprised to discover how upset I was recently when I went into Shazam on my mobile phone and discovered that for some reason all of my Tags had been wiped. I had been travelling and heard some interesting new artists that I’d been

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ISAM – ‘HTTP 400 – Bad Request – Invalid Hostname’ error when creating a junction

ISAM

ISAM – ‘HTTP 400 – Bad Request – Invalid Hostname’ error when creating a junction

I came across an interesting problem recently with an IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM)/WebSEAL junction: whenever requests were sent to the back-end server (IIS) we received an ‘HTTP 400 – Bad Request – Invalid Hostname’ error.
Looking at the pdweb.debug log showed that the requests contained
host:

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Setting up Kerberos multi-domain SSO with IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM)

ISAM

Setting up Kerberos multi-domain SSO with IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM)

IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM) supports Kerberos constrained delegation single sign-on (SSO) for users in multiple Windows domains – in other words, ISAM is able to talk to Active Directory to obtain a Kerberos credential on behalf of a user, which it then presents to

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How to avoid a “System failed to install the fix pack” error message with ISAM

ISAM

How to avoid a “System failed to install the fix pack” error message with ISAM

I’m hoping to include various snippets of technical information that will be of use to people, either related to my work (as a Security Specialist with IBM) or else related to my hobby projects (such as MythTV). So here goes with a fairly trivial point, but

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