Ever have a user that recently married, or created a username only later to realize there was a spelling mistake (not on the fault of IT of course)? Our old Sys Admin used to botch this process so baldly, that as of this day I have tried to refrain from changing anyone’s username in AD […]Read more "How to Change An Active Directory and Exchange Username After Marriage or Mistake"
It was January of 2009 and I was looking for a job. I knew that my sister had worked for this particular company and might have some influence to get me an interview with an entry-level position in billing department for a Revenue Cycle Management company. Luckily, it paid off and I interviewed with the […]Read more "The Early Days: Part III"
I recently need to move files from one drive in Windows C: to another drive or volume E: due to space limitations. I created this batch file to move files from one directory to another directory older that X number of days. I moved all files older than 360 days. From an elevated command prompt: […]Read more "Move Files Older Than X Days Batch Scripting"
My company just purchased an 8-pack On Demand port activation for two Cisco MDS 9124 SAN Fiber channel switches. We are currently adding additional VMware hosts with dual-port HBAs. Each host will be single connected to each fiber channel switch. In the future we might add additional HBAs so that each host is dual connected […]Read more "Cisco On Demand Port Activation License Fiber Channel Switch MDS 9124"
The government took down Napster but, there were still bit-torrents like Kazaa. Man that site was my best friend. Not literally, but it was the first time I download a Muse song. This was in like 2002 or early 2003. Download speeds were like 1.5Mbps and it would still take like 5 minutes to download […]Read more "The Early Days: Part II"
The Beginning The story of how Brian the IT guy (as I’m known around the office because still to this day no one really knows what I do) is probably not unlike most beginnings stories of people that work in most IT departments. I really liked computers as a kid as a result of being […]Read more "The Early Days: Part I"