When I was a young IT professional, a more senior professional introduced me to SOAP notes for helping document and manage my my tickets. More than 25 years later, I still use this method, with great effect.
Recently, I noticed a comment on a friends Facebook page regarding the number of attempts at accessing the back end of his website which originated from China. I know malcontents hit my site all day long, but why not take a peek?
The geek species has many different subspecies. There is a type of geek for just about every subject area in existance. You have food geeks, movie geeks, boating geeks, and more. This being a tech site, I'd thought I'd share a few subspecies from the tech strata.
So if you don't know it, the technical preview version of Windows 10 is available. Being the good maintenance guy, you'll want to know about installing VB6 on Windows 10. This article shows how I got it running on Microsofts latest OS. I won't run down the list of getting Windows 10 installed. If yo...
During my day job, I support a number of developers, QA folks, etc. Another day, living the dream. Twice very recently, I have been accused of providing substandard equipment due to slow script or program performance. Great, now I have spend 45 minutes schooling an alleged professional.
For us Windows guys, managing Linux systems can be a pain in the butt. Some simple things, like setting or changing network configurations are performed a little differently on Linux systems. Don't let the command line intimidate you, Windows guys! Here are a few ways to manage network settings fo...
This handy little script will dump out your Active Directory users to an Excel spreadsheet. Simply run it with an account that has the necessary permissions to query AD, and it will do the rest, including notify you with a dialog box when it is done.