Poor Mans Service Monitoring

This script is run from windows task scheduler every X minutes (whatever you want to set it to). It looks for a running process, in this case Yokogawa FastTools rdcy.exe and if found checks for and deletes a file on disk named “skip”. If it doesn’t...
Have I been Pwned

Have I been Pwned

This site https://haveibeenpwned.com/ checks your email address against known data leaks. Just checking some of my older email addresses and both james@jmits.com.au and james@jamesmdonald.id.au are the subjects of pwnage due to me using them to register on a number of...

MSP Sales Training

Just started looking at http://www.trumethods.com/ One thing I’ve noticed regarding the business of Information Technology is that you can be excellent technically but you will not have an opportunity to use the skills you have unless the organisation you work...

Migrating away from jamesmcdonald.id.au

I am moving my blog under my business domain toggen.com.au. For years I have blogged at jamesmcdonald.id.au but want to move everything under the one umbrella so to speak. I’ve had a couple of names for this blog The Telarah Times, The Shouthern IT Observer but...