For a while now I've noticed calls coming in through my voice trunks with a strange caller ID. That caller ID is +266696687. At first I thought they might have been calls from an Australian 02 number with an incorrect conversion to E164 (eg: that number might have really been 02 6669 6687). After doing some further digging I then noticed…Shaun Ewing
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At home I have a Cisco 867VAE router that acts as the gateway between my home network and the Internet. It also provides site-to-site VPN between my home network and services I have inside the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. For a while now I've been providing DNS resolution using a BIND DNS server running on a home server as I had a req…Shaun Ewing
Since the launch of the AWS Sydney (ap-southeast-2) region in November 2012 the majority of my infrastructure has been placed here. There are however times where infrastructure or services need to exist in other regions whether that be for DR or even to bring an application closer to end users. Sometimes these applications need to be repl…Shaun Ewing
As a launch day customer of the Apple Watch, I was looking forward to trying out the Qantas Apple Watch app with a flight just two days after launch. Here's what I found. Before Departure - Glances One of the features of the Apple watch is a "glances" screen which allows you to see a small amount of content from specific applications with…Shaun Ewing
I've been pulling my hair out recently trying to figure out why Calendar on my Mac won't synchronise my calendar with one of my Exchange (Office 365) accounts. Mail and Contacts is working perfectly, and other accounts were synchronising just fine - with the exception of one account that was displaying an error "Calendar needs a vali…Shaun Ewing