Asterisk/FreePBX Time Conditions with Multiple Time Zones / Daylight Saving

This solution is for older Asterisk/FreePBX installations (v2.11 and below) where the Time Condition module doesn’t have the Time Zone dropdown.

TZThis is based on a bash script which alters MySQL DB values to represent the change in DST.

This script will help you to automate DST changes easily and and have peace of mind about not having to manually change every year.

Scenario:

PABX is for an Australian company which has offices in multiple states. Main office is in NSW which observes daylight saving whereas a branch office is in QLD which does not observe daylight saving. Server time is set for NSW timezone. Continue reading “Asterisk/FreePBX Time Conditions with Multiple Time Zones / Daylight Saving”

Garmin Vivosmart HR Review – First Impressions and General Use Review

I’ve been hitting the gym more regularly in the last few months and I’ve been looking into getting my first fitness tracker for some time. The main reasons behind the push is that I work at odd hours and was wanting to keep track of my health and general fitness and see where I’m heading to. You could say this this review will encompass many points that someone who is about to take the first steps in getting into the fitness tracking bandwagon.

So without further ado, let’s start with the review.

Garmin Vivosmart HR

What this review is about?

There are plenty of reviews for this device available from review experts, athletes and other users who had been using some sort of fitness tracker. This review will be based on someone who would be thinking of getting a tracker, no prior experience with trackers and who had been working out in the gym for some time (say 6 months to 1 year).

So you will see things that I liked, issues that I faced with this device and in general deciding what tracker to buy and why I went with Garmin’s Vivosmart HR.

I will not be doing scientific measurements/comparisons as there are plenty of other sites that have done it. Just a regular use review.

Continue reading “Garmin Vivosmart HR Review – First Impressions and General Use Review”