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New job again...
Well this week has been a bit of an emotional rollercoaster when it comes to employment. It all seems to have turned out well though, as today I have a good interview with the people at the media company I was enthousiastic about. Have to spend the next few days at the current job with the defence people though.. very very boring.The job at the media company appears to be a general kind of administration of their office enviroment, including all aspects of it, so that means server administration ......

Posted On Wednesday, September 29, 2004 7:32 PM

Define System Administration
Its been a bit of a hectic week so far.On sunday evening (!) one of the account managers of my company phoned with the news that he had gotten me a job at one of their frequent customers, a large military-related organisation.Now this came as somewhat of a suprise to me, as I had expected to be going for a talk at a media company for a Windows 2003 sysadmin position. Now apparently, this was still in the pipeline, but they had not recieved word back from these people, and the positition with the ......

Posted On Wednesday, September 22, 2004 9:48 PM

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Posted On Monday, September 20, 2004 6:38 PM

Symantec Internet Threat Report Volume VI, September 2004
BBC NEWS | Technology | Net security threats growing fastTens of thousands of Windows PCs are being hijacked daily to spread spam and viruses, a study shows. Click above for the article. The BBC news team seem to be ever more aware of current technology news. A very good thing too, as the BBC news site is one of the major news outlets online, recieving 45 millions hits a week, and in this case, the news article above is highlighted on the front page. Now if only they could get tech news on the BBC ......

Posted On Monday, September 20, 2004 3:26 PM

BBC NEWS | Technology | Taking computer insecurity seriously
BBC NEWS | Technology | Taking computer insecurity seriously(on the effects of the Latest Windows flaw, that can cause jpg image files to execute arbitrary code under the users context, and on the wider implications of security management in the user community) Bill Thomson latest column on the BBC news site, once again, parrallels my own thought on the matter. The exerpt below certainly caught my attention. "We need to do something about this, if only for selfish reasons. For while we shouldn't ......

Posted On Saturday, September 18, 2004 11:06 PM

Tools of the Trade
Been keeping myself bussy at work with stuff that is reasonably interesting. Oke, first the technical stuff, then the customary ranting. Windows Update still wont work properly. Yesterday I came across some log entries that seemed to indicate hosts where having trouble finding the SUS server. I went back to my group policy and noticed that I had used wrong slashes, again, for the windowsupdate server, that we call .. http://windowsupdate I am a little worried that there might be some host confusion ......

Posted On Saturday, September 18, 2004 11:03 PM

First post - and a short introduction
Hello everyone. This is my first post at Geekswithblogs.net, and I am happy to be here. Just a little introduction: My name is Robert, (But I prefer my nick Jemimus), and I am a 25 year old system administrator, working for an IT services company in The Hague, Netherlands.In my job I am frequently doing jobs and assignments for customers for short projects or for longer periods. I have previously been posting at http://blogger.xs4all.nl/je... but my largely technical posts are a little out of ......

Posted On Saturday, September 18, 2004 10:57 PM

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