Run Windows MMC as a different user

Windows runas command While logged in to a Windows Desktop as a normal domain user (jonny) I wanted to be able to run the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in as a Domain Admin user (adm-jonny) to do so requires using the 'runas' command. When I had first tried... » More

Vuze IP Address Filters

Vuze IP Filters Vuze has built-in ability to exclude IP addresses under Options > IP Filters iBlockList.com have many of these lists and the bluetack level 1 list address is: This URL should be entered into the space labelled: IP Filter file to autoload This... » More

Disk Space Usage on Linux

CBS.log Disk Usage Analyzer An example of narrowing down disk space usage issues on Linux. Starting with the following command: We see that the root volume has 16% space left. We need to run the du command but I wanted to exclude the nfsmounts of several terabytes to get... » More

Nagios Check for Windows Updates

Nagios My colleagues have been getting a little frustrated by the "Plugin Timeout" messages in Nagios resulting from the length of time it takes to check for Windows Updates. I had been using Jules Check for Windows Updates  that essentially boils down to... » More