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bio website mentat-consulting.com
location Seattle, WA
age 49
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seen Jul 28 '12 at 15:17

Software Engineer, Consultant, Entrepreneur, Physicist, etc.


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comment Discretely restrict users from running certain programs on Windows computers
I think this wins the prize for being discrete, in a BOFH kind of way.
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accepted Discretely restrict users from running certain programs on Windows computers
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comment Discretely restrict users from running certain programs on Windows computers
I like this solution best if I was allowed to be upfront about the restriction. I definitely agree this is a band-aid on a management problem and the best solution is to keep trying to give the people who decided to do this a backbone injection.
Jul
22
comment Discretely restrict users from running certain programs on Windows computers
I don't want to limit answers to any specific behavior, other than whatever happens shouldn't be too obviously an administrative restriction.
Jul
22
comment Discretely restrict users from running certain programs on Windows computers
Let's just say there are some political sensibilities involved. There is a management policy, and this is the solution they (the one's who aren't part of the problem) want....
Jul
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asked Discretely restrict users from running certain programs on Windows computers
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answered Network tape restore is faster than disk to disk copy
Jul
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answered Flash Drives - should be formatted NTFS?
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awarded  Beta
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awarded  Teacher
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answered Hidden Features of Linux
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asked Is there still a reliability problem with >250GB drives versus < 250GB drives?
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comment postfix: Host or domain name not found for name=comcast.net Type=A: Host found but no data record of requested type
Normally, I would have cut and pasted the whole error message, but I needed to anonymize the email address to protect the innocent...
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asked postfix: Host or domain name not found for name=comcast.net Type=A: Host found but no data record of requested type
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