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The Roman vomitorium's purpose was not for people who felt sick during banquets to excuse themselves so they could puke. It was used by everyone. The Roman feasts were huge! After every course, the whole party went to the vomitorium, barfed up the feast, and went back to eat some more.

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Write a String to the Registry with VB6

Just a little snippet which will show you how to write a string value to the registry with Visual Basic 6.

Posted On:2016-05-29, Views:108

 

 

Organize Photos with Powershell

Like a lot of smartphone users, I like to take pictures. These pictures get automatically synced to my cloud storage, dumping them in a single folder called "Camera Roll". I came up with a quick Powershell script to organize these photos by year and month.

Posted On:2016-05-09, Views:250

 

 

Dump Database to Text Files

I recently had a need write records from a database to text files, with one file per record. This post covers how I did it, with VBScript.

Posted On:2016-04-24, Views:240

 

 

Who Authenticated Me?

When you manage an Active Directory infrastructure that spans multiple sites, it is a good idea to test the ability of clients to successfully authenticate against domain controllers in other sites.

Posted On:2016-02-29, Views:286

 

 

Checking Profile Existence on Remote Machines with PowerShell

Need to find every workstation that a user has logged on to? Security event logs rolled over or you can't otherwise get that info from the domain controllers? Here is a way to get it.

Posted On:2016-02-23, Views:341

 

 

Resolving hostnames and IP Addresses with VB6

Some time ago, I wrote an app that required the ability to resolve hostnames to IP Addresses, and vice versa.  After some searching around, I found this gem.

Posted On:2016-02-18, Views:443

 

 

List RDP Sessions on Remote Servers in PowerShell

You can use this handy little script to find remote desktop sessions on all servers running in your Active Directory domain.

Posted On:2016-02-17, Views:486