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I often find myself peeking into Altiris databases with the goal of finding a particular piece of information. The only problem is, I rarely know what table it's stored in. There are three options at this point, Stare vacantly at the ...
Blog Entry by ianatkin | 05 Sep 2014 | 2 comments
Today's little download is a simple log collecting script which I use for opening Symantec Support cases. It creates in the same folder as the batch file a log folder and dumps into it the following, Windows Event Logs Installed Programs ...
Download by ianatkin | 07 Jul 2014 | 4 comments
Today, I'm looking at problem with NS7 inventory. Whenever Linux automation has a kernel upgrade (which hasn't happened for a while but is about too), one of the steps I do is confirm hardware support. In NS6 I did this by gathering up all ...
Blog Entry by ianatkin | 14 Nov 2013 | 0 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 | 30 Sep 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 | 23 May 2013 | 6 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
Sometimes when looking at client connectivity issues, we need something a little more tunable than Ping's response times using  I nternet C ontrol M essage P rococol (ICMP) packets. Some troubleshooting scenarios for example require ...
Download by ianatkin | 17 Oct 2012 | 0 comments
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
Just spent the last few days trying to figure out why my Dell Latitude E6430 wasn't responding on the Super-Speed USB ports in Windows XP. It came in with BIOS rev A02 and defied valiant attemtps to get a response in Windows from these ports. USB ...
Blog Entry by ianatkin | 21 Aug 2012 | 8 comments