Heart Bleed Test Tool Box

Clients have expressed much concern over the HeartBleed security bug. It is of course a major concern. I would encourage you to read the following: http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/heartbleed-poses-risk-clients-and-internet-things http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heartbleed http://heartbleed.com/ If you would like reassurance about a particular website you can test the site using several online services: https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/ https://filippo.io/Heartbleed/ https://lastpass.com/heartbleed/ http://tif.mcafee.com/heartbleedtest Systems administrators should also be aware of “reverse” heartbleed: https://reverseheartbleed.com/ Read more →

SpiceWorks Report: Windows Server Disk Space Used

You can download the report here: http://community.spiceworks.com/reports/3681 You can also easily modify the script to search for any device so instead of servers you could change this line: WHERE operating_system LIKE ‘Windows Server%’  to  WHERE operating_system LIKE ‘Windows 7%’ to report only your Windows 7 computers. This script is a hack of the original SQL script by Ben.B (Spiceworks) http://community.spiceworks.com/reports/1140… Read more →

Rotisserie Chicken

Just a quick view of the rotisserie chicken cooking today. Notice how the edge of the drip pan is halfway over the burner.  With the drippings and water in the drip tray set up like this the heat will evaporate the water and also smoke the chicken  as the fat burns off at the edge of the tray.  by setting… Read more →