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Inventory Rules, also known as Detection Rules in Software Management Solution, may not return the expected results on certain system or under certain conditions. In order to understand whether the problem comes from the rule or the rule provider it ...
Download by Ludovic Ferre | 21 Oct 2013 | 0 comments
With the release of the {CWoC} Site Builder version 11 [1] , comes the need for a new trending report, in order to record the count of inactive computers over time. This document contains everything you need to create the report and understand what it ...
Article by Ludovic Ferre | 16 Sep 2013 | 0 comments
After I posted my previous blog entry [1] I went to implement a solution (for which the documentation is done and awaiting moderation to be release here on Connect). It worked pretty well, but still we have far too many basic inventory coming in. A ...
Blog Entry by Ludovic Ferre | 09 Sep 2013 | 0 comments
Today is riddle day. So here it is in full: When is a basic inventory not a basic inventory? When it's a custom inventory!!! So, now this explains why we are getting thousands of customer inventory every day at my customer. The custom ...
Blog Entry by Ludovic Ferre | 05 Sep 2013 | 2 comments
One of my customer reported a problem that caused one of their child nothing server to run at 100% CPU and consume almost all memory (out of 32GiB available). I first looked at the timing (it was reported last Friday) and I thought this was possibly ...
Blog Entry by Ludovic Ferre | 19 Feb 2013 | 0 comments
Based on demand I have updated both the PatchAutomation [1] and ZeroDayPatch [2]downloads with a few additional features that allow the user to better control which bulletins are handle and how to invoke the tools. Here are the new feature command ...
Blog Entry by Ludovic Ferre | 18 Feb 2013 | 0 comments
A new symantec.pl.xml file was released today and added to the ns7pl tree. Here are the addition to the Solution tree and links to the revision: Revision: 8737de84ed8c Author:   Ludovic FERRE < ludovic@15-cloud.fr > Date:     Mon ...
Blog Entry by Ludovic Ferre | 05 Feb 2013 | 0 comments
I am looking inside w3wp.exe process dumps right now and I wanted to document here some interesting and important steps to get WinDbg up and running, and returning interesting results (in order)!   General setup: set ...
Blog Entry by Ludovic Ferre | 05 Feb 2013 | 0 comments
I have a customer that has some problems with one of three child servers, with some serious memory consumption there going from 2 GiB for TaskManagement, ~2.5GiB for AeXSvc and anything above that (sometimes 5GiB+) for the Altiris-NS-Agent. This is ...
Blog Entry by Ludovic Ferre | 05 Feb 2013 | 0 comments
Update! Added the Dataclass and Filters top level items as they also needed fixing. Also I added a reference to my original SP1 to SP2 upgrade post, with steps for fixing the issue [1]. #### I attended an upgrade for a customer installing ...
Blog Entry by Ludovic Ferre | 29 Jan 2013 | 0 comments