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Offline Machine Tracking with PowerShell

Here's a simple little script that will track which computers are offline, and how long they have been offline. It even sends you a handy email summary.

Posted On: 2017-10-19, by dwirch

Weekly Brain Dump 2017-09-29

Welcome to the Weekly Brain Dump, where we explore humor, horror and strange news from around the interwebs.

Posted On: 2017-09-28, by Humorbot

Logoff User After Idle

Recently, there was a request for our team to implement a new security requirement for workstations. Specifically, If a user remains logged in, but is idle for a specific period of time, that user should be logged out. 

Posted On: 2017-09-27, by dwirch

Speed Optimization Using Arrays

I was recently given a small programming challenge by a friend, which entailed splitting a text file into multiple text files, based on word length. I got run time down to 11 seconds. Can you do better?

Posted On: 2017-09-24, by VB6Boy

Retrieving System Uptime

As a part of monitoring your environment, you will need to watch the uptime of your systems. There are a couple different ways to do this.

Posted On: 2017-09-23, by VB6Boy

Get a list of installed software

It's always good to perform an inventory of workstations you might be responsible for. This doesn't mean just writing down make, model and serial number. You need a list of software installed on those machines as well.

Posted On: 2017-09-23, by VB6Boy

Weekly Brain Dump 2017-09-23

Welcome to the Weekly Brain Dump, where we explore humor, horror and strange news from around the interwebs.

Posted On: 2017-09-23, by Humorbot

List Running Processes with VBScript

This quick chunk of demo code shows you how to get a list of running processes on the local machine with VBScript, via WMI.

Posted On: 2017-09-20, by VB6Boy




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