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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 the ‘Apple’ Category

Custom iPhone Ringtones

Sunday, March 21st, 2010

Found a step by step guide on how to create ringtones for the iPhone from your own audio files and wanted to make sure I could find it again so here are the steps: 1. Listen to the song you want to make into a ring-tone and note the start & stop times of the […]

Apple Genius

Friday, March 19th, 2010

So after my wife & I got a pair of iPhones I was trying to get more info about syncing them to the same computer in the house. Not being able to find any definitive info online we decided to stop by the Apple store and ask. After standing in line for a few minutes […]