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I'm working on a side project that is a portscan utility written in VB.net. Here's my progress so far, and it is working. portscan v0.9.2 scanning my server up to port 1024 with a 25ms timeout There's some way to go on this little project. I think I can optimize it further, clean up the code, and fix my logic for many of the options. See an earlier post about handling command line arguments I wrote which is what class I use for handling the arguments. Continue Reading...

WP-BOFH

A small WordPress plugin to create a BOFH excuse using a shortcode anywhere on your WordPress website shortcodes are supported. Usage [[bofh]] Output Example [bofh] wp-bofhDownload Continue Reading...

Pennsylvania COVID-19 Data Scraping with Python

Over the last few weeks I've been using Python to scrape the Pennsylvania Department of Health's Coronavirus page. Over time the page has evolved and even split into sub-pages which contain table date of cases, deaths and other statistics. I've decided to put my Python script on GitHub for public consumption. Initially when I had created the script, it was used to send me alerts when the reported numbers changed as there was no set time during the day that the website was updated, so I wanted Continue Reading...

Allscripts Vision User Reporting

A quick Powershell script I hacked together that will enumerate all Active Directory users, and build an XML file for an application I wrote that generates user reports for a specific application. The output file format is similar to: <quickreports> <report name=Organizational Unit> <database name=v001/> <usrlogin name=jdoe01/> </report> <quickreports> $ErrorActionPreference= 'silentlycontinue' $arr=@{} foreach ($usr in Get-ADUser -Filter * | select Continue Reading...

Raid and IOPs Cheat Sheet – Excel

I made this 5 years ago in Excel and it was pretty popular. I think there are some errors in the math formulas that were pointed out for RAW calculations of backend IOPs. So use with caution, but mostly it should give a good enough idea on whatever it is you might be doing. If you make modifications, please drop me a line in the comments or get in touch with me. I'll update my post to include fixes. RAID-and-IOPS Cheat Sheet Download Continue Reading...

Calculator

I mean, who hasn’t written a calculator application? Not much explaining to do here…

Userlock – Restricting Number of Remote Desktop Sessions Per OU

This was a rather interesting project I took on.  The project was created to monitor and restrict how many Remote Desktop sessions were permitted to logon based on configuration per-OrganizationalUnit (OU) in Active Directory. There are 2 parts to this. Userlock - the GUI management partsessioncheck - the executable that needs to be set to run for each user login and logoff script on a RDS Host.Syntax of sessioncheck: sessioncheck logon or sessioncheck logoff Userlock GUI sessioncheck Continue Reading...

TheWatcher

An excercise in FileSystemWatcher in .NET that was used to create an application to monitor a given folder (and subfolders) for specific file/folder operations such as Creation, Deletion, Rename, and Modification.  It also has the ability to send an email alert upon detecting one of the operations selected to monitor for. Continue Reading...

Allscripts ProEHR User Account Unlock

A utility I wrote to show locked user accounts in the Allscripts Professional EHR database and allow the user to unlock selected accounts.

Acrobat Key Finder

A small tool to I wrote to find the Acrobat installed keys through version 11 of Acrobat.
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