Archive for 2011



Dec 07 2011

Merge Files in DOS

Published by under Windows

You can easily concatenate ascii or binary files with the Windows command prompt using COPY:   Where dest is the destination filename

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Nov 10 2011

Delete Backup Exec B2D Files

Published by under Backup

Here’s a script that deletes all the Backup Exec B2D files part of a media set. Stick the following script into a .bat file and edit the first 3 settings Mediaset, B2Dfolder and BEPath.You can run it straight. I consider it is good practice to do for the following reasons:– You can of course set the […]

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Mar 11 2011

MRemote multi-tab remote connection manager

Published by under Misc

Not a technical post but a useful piece of software… I was pissed off having so many windows on my desktop while connecting to different remote services. Till I found MRemote that lets you manage all your network connections in a single multi tab window. You can create Remote desktop, SSH, telnet, VNC and many […]

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Feb 23 2011

MSA 2012i SAN Performance Windows vs Linux

Published by under Storage

I’ve noticed backups are getting slower and slower over time going from 500 to 2500MB/min throughput. I run backups on 2 dedicated RAID0 disks hosted on a iSCSI MSA array first, and duplicate them on tapes. Since I want to use the same array for a new database project, I want to measure and tune […]

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Jan 18 2011

Open Any Windows Document from AS400

Published by under AS400

You can open any kind of document on Windows from an AS400 5250 session or a CL. The type of file can either be an image or a picture (jpeg, tiff, bmp, png), a video (avi, mpeg), a PDF, an office document (word, excel, powerpoint), and even an Internet link (URL).   AS400 provides the […]

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