New Tool: Having a little fun, I built this handy SysAdmin Excuse Generator. Now, you can CYA with the (l)users.
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.
"Before, I wouldn't have sacrificed anything for tennis but when I met Barbara it was different. I would have sacrificed tennis for Barbara."
Born: November 22, 1967
Just a little snippet which will show you how to write a string value to the registry with Visual Basic 6.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You can use this handy little script to find remote desktop sessions on all servers running in your Active Directory domain.