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James McDonald
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Recently I rebadged my IT Business as Toggen after trading as “James McDonald IT Services” or JMITS for short. It took a long time to find a name that wasn’t being used, and also had some resonance for me personally. So why Toggen? After wracking my brain…
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So if you have been using Google Authenticator to provide your 2 factor login codes. Another and I believe better option is Authy.com This allows you to install on your phone and for me my macbook and it backs up to the cloud allowing restoring and…
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This script is run from windows task scheduler every X minutes (whatever you want to set it to). It looks for a running process, in this case Yokogawa FastTools rdcy.exe and if found checks for and deletes a file on disk named “skip”. If it doesn’t find…
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This site https://haveibeenpwned.com/ checks your email address against known data leaks. Just checking some of my older email addresses and both james@jmits.com.au and james@jamesmdonald.id.au are the subjects of pwnage due to me using them to register…
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Just started looking at http://www.trumethods.com/ One thing I’ve noticed regarding the business of Information Technology is that you can be excellent technically but you will not have an opportunity to use the skills you have unless the organisation you…
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So just spending a couple of days in Kangaroo Valley and surrounds. I grew up just up the road in Fitzroy Falls. The entire area has great places to visit so I’m going to try and catch a few of the sites. Today it’s off to Bowral to see how much my birth…
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Back to Exetel after a couple of years with Tel$tra Unlimited and approx 30$ a month cheaper with a fixed IP  
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I am moving my blog under my business domain toggen.com.au. For years I have blogged at jamesmcdonald.id.au but want to move everything under the one umbrella so to speak. So from now on http://jamesmcdonald.id.au will become a part of history and…
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Just moving 2.45GB of my email out of a free Google Apps account with a custom domain to a new G Suite account and 5.56GB of email from my wifes account. The Google Apps accounts were the free ones that you could add a custom domain to. It’s 8 in the…
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This script run from cron will keep 7 days of backups in S3 overwriting as needed. Your cron entry will look like 22 18 * * * /path/to/the/script/backup.sh
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