• THWACK MVP Program - Updated February 2017

    Interested in joining the ranks of the THWACK MVPs? Here is a detailed description of the program, who these people are, what they do, and how you can join.   Please meet our current roster of SolarWinds THWACK M...
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  • Solarwinds Role Based Access Control Policy

    All,   There were several discussion this year at ThwackCamp amongst the Head Geeks and MVP's about Role Based Access Control and permissions.  Here is a excel document to help maintain a policy for the var...
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  • Node Description "Unknown" in Map View

    Hey, all, admitted N00B here.   I wanted to write this for anyone (n00b or otherwise) who is having this issue.  In full disclosure, I have only been working in Orion for a few months so I was excited when ...
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  • TCP Port Status using Bash Scripting and Return Reverse Status (Linux/Unix Platform)

    Hello Everyone,   In continuation to below script which I created for same purpose as mentioned in this thread but runs on PowerShell hosting machines (Particularly Windows Platform), I have created an script wr...
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  • Volume Disk Space Utilization in Large Environment with different Threshold Values - Simplified

    Hi Everyone,   This document is to manage volume disk space utilization alert in a large environment with varying threshold value for different sized volume disks. It is not fair to set 90% disk utilization thre...
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  • SolarWinds - Helpsheets

    THIS AREA IS FOR SOLARWINDS HELPSHEETS, ADDITIONS CAN BE ADDED IN BULLET POINTS.
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  • Tracking Shutdowns and logons.txt

    Check your event logs after a power outage to make sure equipment shuts down gracefully.
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  • HOW TO SCHEDULE REPORTS FROM SCHEDULE MANAGER IN 5 STEPS ?

    Schedule Manager provides a list of all the reporting schedules that have been configured for your SolarWinds Orion web-based reports. You can create, edit, execute and delete schedules from this page and assign repor...
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  • SNORT 101 - Rules Basics.txt

    The good news is, most IDS appliances have a rules builder.  HOWEVER... You need to understand the basics of rule creation so that when you look at a pre-built rule, you understand what it is supposed to do....
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  • Solarwinds Tracking Sheet.xlsx

    Personal Tracking sheet
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  • Wireless Surveys - A how too guide

    I'm not going to put myself out there as an expert, but in my time working with Wireless I've found a number of ways that people prepare for the installation of their Access Points.   Preface: There are basicall...
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  • telnet test for mail.txt

    You can use simple telnet command to test mail server function when troubleshootong. This will allow you to connect directly to the server, attempt to send mail and even log the result.  Very quick and easy and t...
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  • extend.gif

    global.access.content.type.-Nerding out.  I was discussing binary and "anding" and ASC II code.  We used to half to know this stuff to write code, the BIOS control Unit does it for you now.  You can still dot it though, here is ho...
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  • Alert Request Form.docx

    Hi,   I've just created this alert request form for the company i'm working at. They didn't understand the alerting process so I thought i'd document it and then they will have a greater understanding of the pro...
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  • Advanced google searches using GHDB.txt

    Google hacking involves using advanced search strings/operators within the search engine to find specific strings of text or items within search results. These are all just search strings, they are built in and can no...
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  • November 2016 THWACK Mission Questions + Answers

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  • SMG - Symantec Messaging Gateway.apm-template

    Template SAM criado a partir das informações do fabricante em SNMP OIDs and description that can be queried on Messaging Gateway appliances SMG versão 9
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  • ASA IOS UPGRADE Instructions.txt

    Basic instructions for performimg upgrade of redundant ASA firewalls one at a time so as not to lose connection. See my other file on transfering and upgrading IOS files for all the different methods to move the IOS f...
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  • October 2016 THWACK Mission Questions + Answers.docx

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  • The Power of NSLOOKUP Command

    NSLookup Tool Summary A Long time ago.. In an OS for far away...   NSLOOKUP tool built into Windows OS for ever.  Useful for admins and long used for DNS probes by hackers.  Lets look at some of its ...
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