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I need a solution Yesterday we hit an odd issue when changing the filter on a managed software delivery policy. To reflect the our JRE update moving out of the pilot phase, we tried to ...
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Forum Discussion by ianatkin | 06 Apr 2014 | 6 comments
Today I’m going to introduce you to a handy script I made to provide a Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)  ‘ping-like’ facility on the command-line. I distribute this to my server estate so I always have something to hand which can punch that little bit ...
Download by ianatkin | 01 Oct 2013 | 0 comments
This download e1000e.ko  is for anyone needing the latest 32-bit Intel Gigabit driver for DS6.9 (SP3/SP4/SP5) Linux automation  environments (kernel 2.6.27.7). This was compiled from version 2.5.4 of the Intel Adapter Driver released in July ...
Download by ianatkin | 24 Sep 2013 | 0 comments
One issue I face regularly with vendor products is detecting whether they are actually working or not.  A vendor service may be up, a process may be running, but this does not mean that the service is able to perform useful work. Whilst elaborate ...
Idea by ianatkin | 01 Oct 2013 | 0 comments
Deployment Server’s Linux automation is a light-weight and versatile imaging environment. Being less than a tenth of the size of the WinPE automation options, it is an attractive choice for those desiring to leverage PXE imaging across their enterprise. ...
Article by ianatkin | 31 May 2013 | 6 comments
Good news from Symantec CEO Steve Bennett has arrived in the form of a  Customer and Partner letter . The important bit for us is that Endpoint Management is explictly listed as being a critical part of the Symantec portolio moving forward. This is ...
Blog Entry by ianatkin | 21 Mar 2013 | 0 comments
In order to bolster the overall security of their Windows operating systems, Microsoft publishes every patch Tuesday an updated Malicious Software Removal ( MSRT ) tool. This comes down each month through Windows Update and performs a stealthy malware ...
Download by ianatkin | 26 Oct 2012 | 1 comment
It's just been brought to my attention that Brian Madden yesterday posted this very interesting blog, ...
Blog Entry by ianatkin | 20 Sep 2012 | 0 comments
The scripting of Windows patching in a reliable, auditable fashion is fundamental to any automated Windows build process.  The simplest way I've encountered for Altiris administrators to invoke the patch process is through a VBScript which invokes ...
Download by ianatkin | 17 Sep 2012 | 2 comments
As I keep forgetting where the Dell driver cabs are, I thought that I should document it somewhere.... ;-) http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/enterprise-client/w/wiki/2065.dell-driver-cab-files-for-enterprise-client-os-deployment.aspx ...
Blog Entry by ianatkin | 08 Aug 2012 | 0 comments