Monthly Archives: March 2009

Microsoft Fix-It

By | March 26, 2009

Sure this might not be a cutting edge news story. In fact it is relatively old news. Microsoft has made the initiative to automate some of the fixes from their knowledgebase article. Here is their statement Thank you for your interest in Microsoft Fix it. We’re working hard to automate solutions to common software problems… Read More »

Run A Command Based on Registry Value

By | March 24, 2009

We have been having some problems with our Oracle system where users get a “spinning ball” that makes the users think it is processing when it is really doing nothing. Oracle states that it is because of an out dated registry setting(HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\MaxConnectionsPerServer) which they wanted us to change. We started to apply this to a couple users and it did work. Microsoft even says that internet standards have changed and they recommend changing the value.( http://support.microsoft.com/kb/282402 )

A Great Tool for a Fortigate or Cisco Firewalls!

By | March 17, 2009

The name of the product is FirePlotter and you can find it at http://www.fireplotter.com/index.php Why choose fireplotter? Well: FirePlotter shows you the traffic that is flowing through your internet connection – in real-time. FirePlotter is a real-time session monitor, bandwidth monitor or connection monitor for your Cisco or FortiNet firewall.   For me it went down… Read More »