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PowerShell Ping Test

Posted by gygon on Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Used this little script the other day for a basic network test to an access point I was testing. It just pings the device every 10 seconds (or whatever you set it at) and only outputs when there is an error and the time it occurred. Made for an easy way to leave this running over […]

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Using PowerShell to monitor a web server

Posted by gygon on Monday, November 14th, 2011

A couple years ago I posted about a PowerShell script that would read in a web page. I used that to setup a basic web site test to go through a list of web sites/servers and make sure they were up and running and email an alert if they were down or the size of […]

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Monitoring the Event Log with PowerShell

Posted by gygon on Saturday, March 21st, 2009

One of my goals with learning more about PowerShell is to be able to monitor the event logs on servers and notify me via email when certain events happen. The system I’m looking to monitor are not part of a domain, are in remote locations on isolated networks. Some of the main things I’m looking […]

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Archive for April, 2009

Developer Tools in IE8

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Found a cool new feature in IE 8, the developer tools make a nice improvement. Press F12 to bring up the developer tools to work with HTML, CSS and scripts on the site to make real-time changes (view only.) Definitely a nice plus.

Windows Server 2008 Foundation

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Talk about a stealth launch from Microsoft, the release of Windows Server 2008 Foundation was practically missed by most of the MS Partners in this area. While going through a Microsoft presentation from J.J. at the Palm Beach IT Association meeting the only person who had heard about it thought it was an April Fools […]

Portable Ubuntu

Monday, April 6th, 2009

There was a post on Lifehacker the other day about Portable Ubuntu for Windows which lets you run Ubuntu within Windows! So you can still be in Windows and have access to apps within Ubuntu….without even needing to install. It runs self-contained and can even be run from a thumb drive.