Month: April 2009

Basic Smoked Beef Jerky

I love beef jerky, but it can get quite expensive.  If your only experience with this lovely creation is from the little tiny plastic bags at the grocery store then you have done yourself a disservice! The typical homemade Smoked Beef Jerky Recipe calls for the beef to be marinated in artificial smoke to get all of its smoked flavor. It is then placed in a dehydrator for several hours until dry.  That’s heads and shoulders above the store bought plastic they pass off for jerky these days, but we can do better (Yes we can!).  Never, ever trust...

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SharePoint – Disable LoopBack Check

A while ago Microsoft released a “fix” that caused issues with NTLM authentication issues when you try to access a server locally.  This is because Microsoft has created a new security feature called the loopback check and by default the value of the DisableLoopbackCeck registry value is set to 0.  Most of the posts I’ve read will say to set the value to 1 with the standard “but Microsoft does not recommend this for production”. The registry value you need to change is located here: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa LSA stands for the “Local Security Authority”.  Rather thank just disabling the loopback,...

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