Archive for February, 2010

Trend Micro IMSS management pack for SCOM

I just released my first management pack for System Center Operations Manager (SCOM). It’s a management pack for Trend Micro’s IMSS. You can download the management pack here: http://www.maartendamen.com/?page_id=190

XML-RPC package

Alot of people were e-mailing/asking me about this package. It has been added for download, here:  http://www.maartendamen.com/?page_id=14&did=3

Significant CPU increase after installing McAfee 8.7 (patch 2) on Windows 2008

Last week we deployed the new McAfee 8.7 virusscan software. After the installation we noticed that some servers got slower. Especially our SCOM environment suffered from this increased CPU usage (SCOM being a CPU intensive application itself, didn’t have enough CPU time left to process all agent traffic). This ultimately ended up in not being […]

Change pagefile settings on multiple servers using Powershell

Today I wanted to change the page file settings on some of our servers (about 80), doing that by hand would take ages. That’s why I came up with the following Powershell script, the script does the following: Loop through a list of Windows 2003 servers in our active directory, only Windows 2003 machines were […]

Plugwise protocol unleashed part 3: internal clock information

Introduction In the Plugwise protocol unleashed series, I will describe the plugwise protocol. As far as I have been able to re-engineer it. I did this re-engineering work because there is no Linux/OSX software available to control your plugwise devices. All information in these series are based on the 2.0 firmware version! DISCLAIMER: use of […]

Plugwise protocol unleashed part 2: device information

Introduction In the Plugwise protocol unleashed series, I will describe the plugwise protocol. As far as I have been able to re-engineer it. I did this re-engineering work because there is no Linux/OSX software available to control your plugwise devices. All information in these series are based on the 2.0 firmware version! DISCLAIMER: use of […]