Technical Blog of Jason Olson

Windows System Crash Analysis (BSOD)

You are all probably aware of the MEMORY.DMP files in the windows directory. You may also be aware of the Windows\MiniDump directory. These files are created when there is a

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PCI-DSS Compliance for RDP Connections

This is a common problem that you’ll see from PCI-DSS compliance audits for customers which process credit cards on their PC network. In many cases simply disabling external RDP access

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Reviewing Server Uptime/Downtime

Whenever troubleshooting server uptime/downtime, I typically start by installing a simple Microsoft tool, uptime.exe which will basically parse the event log for shutdown related events and provide a simple table

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Shared Fax Server on Windows Server 2003

Ever since I began using Microsoft Small Business Server 2000, I was thrilled with all of the features included which were not found anywhere else by Microsoft. Many of the

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Dell Broadcom Drivers

We experienced a strange problem lately with a client where we enabled the second Broadcom integrated NIC on a Windows 2003 Enterprise Server. What we discovered was that when we

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