Tag: vbscript


Oct 23 2017

Oracle Java, ruleset.xml and signing deploymentruleset.jar

Last updated: 30th October, 2017, 8:12 AM Since Java 7 Update 51 Oracle has tighten the Java security. From now on only predefined sites are allowed to run, otherwise users will get all kind of warnings. Fortunately the most warnings can be suppressed. In this article I will describe what admins can do.

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Oct 22 2017

Check if there is a working internet connection when a firewall blocks ping requests

Last updated: 22nd October, 2017, 1:32 PM Sometimes you need to check if there is a working internet connection. You can use the pingcommand for that. But this command does not work if ICMP echo request have disabled on the firewall. If this is the case we have to check the status of a website. …

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Oct 22 2017

How to save money on Oracle Java Client Licenses

Last updated: 22nd October, 2017, 1:39 PM Oracle has multiple software for Java Clients. You can use the Enterprise version (JEE), but also the Runtime Engine (JRE). There is one big difference: you have to pay for the commercial use of the JEE. But I will give a work around that will save you money!

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May 04 2016

Installing OneDrive NextGen Synchronisation Client

Unable to sync files with OneDrive for Business.

Last updated: 4th May, 2016, 6:23 PM The OneDrive for Business client can give some difficulties, like unable to synchronize:

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Jul 12 2014

User Environment Variables in App-V 5.0 with SP1, SP2 and SP2 Hotfix 4

The environment variables are shown correctly,

Last updated: 12th July, 2014, 4:26 PM Dan Gough wrote an excellent article named: User Environment Variables in App-V 5 Scripts. To summarize: it is about the fact that environment variables are not shown correctly in AppV 5.0. However: the question is: is this still the case? Time to investigate!

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May 29 2014

Multiple shortcuts with different access permissions

Last updated: 11th July, 2014, 9:33 AM Let’s take the following scenario: you have a backend with a development, test, acceptance and production environment. Each environment is accessed with different shortcuts in the Start Menu. In that shortcut the environment is shown. The shortcut in the Start Menu is only shown if you are allowed …

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May 15 2014

Check if a MSI has already been installed

Last updated: 16th May, 2014, 11:22 AM Sometimes it is easy to know if a MSI has already been installed. For example: use the same script to deploy both a MSI and the patches. If the MSI has already been installed, then install only the patches. Making an ‘adminstrative installation point’ and apply the patch …

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Jul 11 2013

Installing all Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime modules

Last updated: 6th March, 2017, 11:24 PM On my blog post Latest Supported Visual C++ Downloads you a link to the Microsoft site Latest Supported Visual C++ Downloads. Once downloaded, how to install all these updates?

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Mar 25 2013

Same homepage for Firefox as for Internet Explorer

Last updated: 28th July, 2014, 10:50 AM Sometimes each country has a different homepage. In Internet Explorer you can set each homepage via the policy. Also that can be done for Firefox in combination with GPO For Firefox. But it also generates extra administrative load as the same setting should be maintained at 2 places.

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Mar 21 2013

Reinstall all virtual applications deployed by SCCM 2007

Last updated: 2nd October, 2014, 7:53 PM The client I am working for now, uses SCCM 2007 to deploy App-V 4.6 packages. In the past it was needed to re-install both the SCCM 2007 and App-V client. As a result that the user has to re-install all the virtual applications.

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