I had several machines not checking into a new WSUS server. After some digging I discovered that after cloning machines from the same image that a registry key was preventing the machines from joining the WSUS server. You see, they all had the same SusClientID key and would compete for the connection to the server.
I decided to check the size of some of my logs on specific servers. Well, as it turns out there were 4GB of logs! I needed a script that would delete the files after so many days. I was really lazy and looked up the recursion portion (MS Scripting Guys)! You can point this script anywhere and it will delete any files older then the days you specify.
The name of the product is FirePlotter and you can find it at http://www.fireplotter.com/index.php Why choose fireplotter? Well: FirePlotter shows you the traffic that is flowing through your internet connection – in real-time. FirePlotter is a real-time session monitor, bandwidth monitor or connection monitor for your Cisco or FortiNet firewall. For me it went down… Read More »
I have been using Altiris for several months and just went thru training on it. I will be posting some content soon to help admins with manageing workstations using Altiris! A lot of what I have done in my network will be added to this new catagory soon and hopefully it will keep you lazy.
I just upgraded everyone to VirusScan 8.7 using ePO4. The result was Scanotlk.dll could not be installed ot loaded. This was not what I wanted to see when I did the upgrade. So a friend M. Jacquard (CISSP and a great guy to boot!) gave me a fix…