Maintaining Sixaxis Settings in Steam Big Picture Mode on Linux

Using Steam Big Picture Mode on Ubuntu 15.10, with a PS3 Sixaxis controller over Bluetooth, was proving difficult. Every time I would restart BPM, it would lose all of my controller mappings. The normal solution of using xboxdrv didn’t work, since this was via Bluetooth and not wired. I configured the controller as normal via […]

2008 BPA for AD Group Policy “Access to this computer” Error

When running the AD Best Practices on Server 2008, you may receive the following error: The AD DS BPA should be able to collect data about Group Policy Results setting “Access this computer from the network” from the domain controller <DCNAME> Check the XML log file for a more detailed error message.  It can be […]

Error 0x80005000 using LDAP in VBScript

While rolling out a new logon script, I started getting reports of an error message like this one showing up. Error 0x80005000 with a source of (null) isn’t particularly helpful.  The particular section of code referenced in the error dealt with pulling a user’s group membership from LDAP, and mapping drives accordingly. After stepping through […]