Can’t initiate manual scan with Symantec Endpoint Protection

Received a call yesterday that the users can no longer start a manual virus scan on their workstations.  Clicking the Active Scan or Full Scan options on the Scan for Threats dialog produced nothing. No scan, no error, nothing. All clients are running Symantec Endpoint Protection 11 MR4 and the policies on the SEP server…

Fixing the D-Link DCS-950G wireless function

I’ve had this camera up and running about a year ago. Since then, it’s been powered off and not used. Today I decided to connect it back up and could not get the wireless working. So I did a factory reset by holding the reset button in for 10 seconds and also upgraded the firmware…

Internet Storm Center Gadget

Decided to take a look at Google Desktop and see what it takes to actually create a gadget. Turns out it’s nothing more than Javascript and XML along with the Google API, so I thought I’d start small and just create a gadget that would simply grab the alert status graphic over at http://isc.sans.org.

Upgrading a Cisco Catalyst Switch

Today I’m starting to upgrade my almost 40 Cisco Catalyst 3560G switches to a newer version of the IOS. Since these switches were installed over the course of about 2 years, a lot of them are running different IOS versions, so it’s time to get everything up to snuff and running the same version across…