Monthly Archives: April 2009

Cloned Machines Not Reporting Into WSUS Server

By | April 30, 2009

I had several machines not checking into a new WSUS server. After some digging I discovered that after cloning machines from the same image that a registry key was preventing the machines from joining the WSUS server. You see, they all had the same SusClientID key and would compete for the connection to the server.

 

 

ODBC connection to Access from Vista x64

By | April 29, 2009

I have Vista x64 and needed to create an ODBC connection to an access database only to find out that I couldn’t. I thought this was rather strange. Come to find out, Microsoft doesn’t make a 64bit version of the Access Database Driver. What was I to do. Well Microsoft apparently decided it was going to hide the 32bit ODBC administrator tool by not giving any direct links to it.

Delete Logs / Files in Subfolders

By | April 1, 2009

I decided to check the size of some of my logs on specific servers. Well, as it turns out there were 4GB of logs! I needed a script that would delete the files after so many days. I was really lazy and looked up the recursion portion (MS Scripting Guys)! You can point this script anywhere and it will delete any files older then the days you specify.