How to make internet explorer open a list of urls one at a time

Last week I had a problem with 1 of my servers. The problem seemed to revolve around a certain site being visited.
I was able to obtain a list of the sites that had been visited from that server. So now the only thing I needed to do was to visit the sites in the list.
Since I wasn’t too eager to copy/paste each url into an IE window this is what I did.

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Virtualistic.nl presents: Simple script to copy files to any number of servers

I found myself copying files and folders to a number of servers lately. While I was doing this, I saw Alan Renouf and Arne Fokkema appearing on a white wall, in the form of  Powershell ghosts reminding me that everything you have to do more that twice, should be scripted (source:VESI VMUG meeting).

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Using the “For” command to change settings on a list of servers

I’m still working on this strange issue where a random terminal server with Citrix will suddenly stop working. You can ping the server,telnet to 80,1494,3389 works,browsing to the administrative share works but logging on is a no-no. I have 2 MS hotfixes installed that might help but these fixes also add some "additional features" which is food for another blogpost…

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Microsoft releases SNP rollup pack hotfix

Microsoft has released a rollup pack for the dreaded SNP features that were introduced in SP2 for Windows Server 2003.
If you don’t use the SNP features (or don’t want to)the 948496 KB is all you need. If for some reason you DO decide to use SNP have a look at this KB Article
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Which process is keeping this file in use in Windows 2003?

Have you ever found yourself wanting to replace a file but you couldn’t because Windows (2003) kept saying it was in use in Windows? Well today was one of those days where I was struggling to replace a corrupt Softgrid package on the Softgrid Server but kept getting: "File is being used by another person or program". This is how I managed to track the culprit down.

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RDP 6.1 Client finally arrived

Windows logoYippie..Microsoft has now released a final version of the RDP client in which you can administer 2008 machines from XP.
These are some of the supported features of Remote Desktop Client 6.1 for Windows XP SP2:

  • Windows Server 2008 & Windows Vista feature support
  • TS Web Access support
  • TS Easy Print support
  • TS Remote Programs support
  • TS Gateway support
    Read the full document here…

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