Since PowerShell has burst onto the scene and many a System Administrator (myself included) have jumped on-board and started using it, it can be easy to forget the handy-dandy Directory Service or DS command-line tools. Today, I used the dsquery and dsget commands to list all of the groups that a particular user is a member of. Here’s what I entered on the command-line:
dsquery user -samid jdoe | dsget user -memberof
Just completed work on redesigning the website for the Felege Hiywot Center. Overall, it was a fun project to work on as I had a lot of freedom and flexibility in designing and implementing the website. Best of all though, I didn’t have a burdening time constraint that I have had on other design projects. This allowed me time to explore a bit and implement more detail into the design.
Inspiration and Thoughts
Initially I spent quite a bit of time looking over their original website which was well-organized initially and had a very clear focus. This made my job easier. I usually start with the question, “what is this website trying to say” or “what is the message”. Then I identify who is the audience for the website (i.e. potential visitors). Read the rest of this entry »
A computer running Windows XP SP3 32-bit edition had a special printer physically connected to it for printing checks. Had some issues recently with this particular printer and Great Plains so in an attempt to troubleshoot the issue, thought I’d try to make this printer a network printer. This turned out to be more of a challenge than I originally thought but like always–I figured it out. Read the rest of this entry »