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Congratulations to Community Warrior, @daphnissov

Submit a nomination for the next VMTN Community Warrior. In 2018, this program will continue recognizing users who commit time and energy to engaging with peers in the VMTN community. Learn more.

VMware Technology Network’s newest Community Warrior, …

The VMTN Community Pulse – October 2017

The Community Pulse is a blog delivering the most trafficked threads from the past month, to help you stay up to date with relevant technical content from VMware community members around the world. The VMTN forums are a learning tool …

Congratulations to VMTN Community Warrior, @rcporto

Submit a nomination for the next VMTN Community Warrior. In 2017, this program will be recognizing users who commit time and energy to engaging in the VMTN community. Learn more.

This week’s Community Warrior burst into the VMware Technology

Looking back at Microsoft Ignite 2017

Ignite 2017 was busy and fun! We loved talking to many of you, answering many of your questions and listening to your feedback. Many teams are still collecting their thoughts into action items and following up with many of you. …

The VMUG Virtual Event for EMEA & CloudCred Competition

Get into the Game! VMUG & CloudCred Competition

The VMUG Virtual Event for EMEA

On Thursday, September 28, VMUG will host a FREE day-long event meant to empower attendees through education, training, and collaboration – all with the goal of …

The Art of Clustering Dinos and Elephants – ClusterLabs Summit in Nuremberg 2017

The following article has been contributed by Tanja Roth, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team.           Communication between cluster nodes is key in High Availability clusters. The same is true for persons working on this …

Build your Brand with New VMTN Community Programs

At VMworld 2017 the VMTN Community team was excited to announce three major VMTN Community Program Updates, released to help you build your brand:

  1. VMTN BlogBeat
  2. VMTN Network Member Program
  3. The addition of Elsa Mayer to our team, the new

A #VMTN Guide: How to Attend VMworld 2017, Without Physically Attending VMworld 2017

With VMworld quickly approaching, thousands of people around the world are checking in to flights, registering for sessions, podcasters are slating guests, Twitter & Facebook feeds are buzzing with excitement. There truly is no replacement for being surrounded by …

Congratulations to #VMTN Community Warrior: @jfrappier

Submit a nomination for the next VMTN Community Warrior. In 2017, this program will be recognizing and rewarding 25 users who commit time and energy to engaging in community discussions and capturing the values of VMware Technology Network. Learn

VMworld: 8 VMTN Community Opportunities You Don’t Want to Miss

VMware Technology Network is fueled by customers, partners, and employees like you, who take the time to read and contribute information to our VMware ecosystem. Under the VMTN umbrella, all of community is captured – from bloggers, to vExperts, to …

Congratulations to #VMTN Community Warrior: @rajeevsrikant

 Submit a nomination for the next VMTN Community Warrior. In 2017, this program will be recognizing and rewarding 25 users who commit time and energy to engaging in community discussions and capturing the values of VMware Technology Network. Learn

Discover VMTN: 3 Remarkable Reasons to Come to Communities for Support

Blog 3 – series predecessors: VMTN Global Forums, 7 Ways to Gain Points

VMware Technology Network is a communities’ platform comprised of 3.2 million members and only three, as of today, can boast that they host this badge on …

Congratulations to #VMTN Community Warrior: @iiliev

*Submit a nomination for the next VMTN Community Warrior*

I’d like to extend my congratulations a full 6,500 miles to our newest Community Warrior… In Sofia, Bulgaria. Thank you @iiliev for your contributions to VMTN and to VMware as …

Congratulations to our Newest Community Warrior: @bayupw

*Submit a nomination for the next Community Warrior*

I am excited to announce, congratulate, and celebrate the newest Community Warrior, @bayupw. If you have spent time in the NSX Community on VMTN, it is likely that you …

Community Warrior: Cheers to 10 Years

*With the below announcement, nominations are now open for the next Community Warrior*

Please join me in congratulating VMware Technology Network’s newest Community Warrior. This man is a jack-of-all-VMware products, dedicated to sharing his knowledge with others, and well …

Discover VMware Technology Network: 7 Ways to Gain Points

This is the second blog in a series. See the first blog here: VMTN Global Forums

The foundation of VMware Technology Network is peer-to-peer support and engagement. Community is powered by human connection – the warm feeling of helping another …

Turn the (App) Volume up for our Newest Community Warrior

Congratulations to this week’s VMware Community Warrior: @Ray_Handels. I could write Volumes about our newest 2017 Hall of Famer *pause for laughter* but his activity in the VMware App Volumes Community speaks for itself (1,151 points…).

Not a workstation …

Talk Techy – The VMTN Podcast Program

Do you host a podcast around virtualization, storage, networking, or a key VMware subject area? Do you have a favorite podcast about technology? Would you like to explore relevant podcasts around technical topics?

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VMware Technology Network would like to help …

VMTN Gets virtuallyGhetto: Community Warrior #4

With the below announcement, nominations are now open for winner #5

It is my pleasure to announce the newest VMware Technology Network Community Warrior Badge is being awarded to one of VMware’s very own, William Lam.

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Congratulations William! @Lamw

Regular cadence for PowerShell Core Community Call

tl;dr: PowerShell Core Community Calls are on the third Thursday of every month at 9:30am Pacific Time (note, this is currently PDT). Use this .ics file to avoid missing one.

Hi everyone! After three successful PowerShell Core Community Calls,

Discover VMware Technology Network – Series 1

Discover VMTN is a blog series that will bring to light the features and functionality within the communities platform that are lesser known, but incredibly useful. This week we start with…

VMTN Global Forums by Language

VMware has offices in …

A Dynamite and Dynamic Community Warrior

*With the below announcement, nominations are now open for winner #4!*

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I am happy to announce the newest recipient of the Community Warrior badge is Ariel Sanchez Mora. Congratulations Ariel! Ariel is truly an embodiment of what he refers to …

Congratulations to our New Community Warrior!

*With the below announcement, nominations are now open for winner #3!*

Maybe I’m a sap, but again I found it extremely difficult to sift through all of the fantastic nominations I’ve been receiving and select our next Community Warrior.  What …

Congratulations to the Inaugural Winner of the VMTN Community Warrior Badge

As nominations rolled into my inbox these past 2 weeks, I knew I was going to have a difficult time determining who to select as the first winner of the VMTN Community Warrior Badge. The nominations I’ve received have been …

VMTN Community Hero Program Launch

Starting TODAY, VMTN is making it a mission to pay homage to customers who are committed to making the community the well-oiled support and conversation machine that it is. These users will be awarded as Community Heroes. These unsung heroes …

Announcing the 2016 Honorary Scripting Guys

Summary: The Honorary Scripting Guys for 2016 are announced.

Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Well, it has been an awesome year for Windows PowerShell and for the community. The Scripting Wife and I had the opportunity to …

Nearly everything has changed for SQL Server PowerShell

2016 was the best year in SQL PowerShell history! I guess I should have mentioned that here sooner.

Wired® Magazine recently said that Microsoft SQL Server was the surprise hit of the year. The primary cited reason is the …

Smart AnSwerS #83

Hey there community and welcome to the 83rd installment of Smart AnSwerS.

After a dry spell, Splunk HQ is finally experiencing a good amount of rain in the San Francisco Bay Area. As per usual, people have forgotten …

Coming December 19: CloudCred vExpert Badges

Coming December 19, 2016 to CloudCredibility.com:

Three vExpert Badges – vExpert Engagement 2017, vExpert Readiness 2017, & vExpert 2017.

Each CloudCred badge has a different goal, with the overall purpose of helping players move toward vExpert

Smart AnSwerS #82

Hey there community and welcome to the 82nd installment of Smart AnSwerS.

Have you ever wondered what makes the Splunk community so special, and why many people from various backgrounds are so engaged in all things Splunk? Well, …

Smart AnSwerS #81

Hey there community and welcome to the 81st installment of Smart AnSwerS.

The San Francisco Bay Area user group will be meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, November 2nd @ 6:30PM PDT at Yahoo! HQ. Gregg Daly from the Children’s …

Join the PowerShell tenth birthday celebration

SUMMARY: Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson announces November 14, 2016 as date for PowerShell 10th anniversary celebration

Can you believe that PowerShell is nearly 10 years old (that is a long time in ‘internet time’)? On November 14, 2016 we …

Preparing for a successful Enterprise Security PS engagement

splunktrust_square_logo(Hi all–welcome to the latest installment in the series of technical blog posts from members of the SplunkTrust, our Community MVP program. We’re very proud to have such a fantastic group of community MVPs, and are excited to share what

Creating McAfee ePO Alert and ARF Actions with Add-On Builder

One of the best things about Splunk is the passionate user community. As a group, the community writes amazing Splunk searches, crafts beautiful dashboards, answers thousands of questions, and shares apps and add-ons with the world.

Building high quality …

Smart AnSwerS #80

Hey there community and welcome to the 80th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

The Splunk Pledge was announced last month, which is our commitment to research, education, and community service. Through Splunk4Good, a minimum of $100 million will …

Top 10 Moments in 20 Years of Exchange Server

During the recent Microsoft Ignite conference, we had a party celebration of 20 years of Exchange Server. It was great fun and very dignified, of course.

During the said celebration, there was a great video shown, that poked fun …

Smart AnSwerS #79

Hey there community and welcome to the 79th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

It was great meeting a good handful of folks at .conf2016 just two weeks ago, and finally getting to put more faces to names among our …

Oh look, it’s a Public Folders survey!

Seeing that we have been busily working on various things related to Public Folder migration options recently, we wanted to ask you to help us get an updated view of what your migrations plans for public folders are. The survey …

25 Tasks – 9 Prizes – 2 Communities Colliding

Join us Monday, October 10th at CloudCredibility.com for the official release of the
VMTN Community CloudCred Badge

VMware Technology Network is a platform made up of almost 3 million users, 4,797 total forums, and resources like documents and blogs …

Looking back at Microsoft Ignite 2016

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We had a lot of fun last week, with hundreds of sessions that covered vast variety of Microsoft services and products. If you were there – we hope that it was time well spent for you! We had many Microsoft …

Congratulations to the 2016-17 SplunkTrust MVPs!!!

splunktrust_square_logoWelcome back from .conf2016, everyone! It’s been a tremendous good time for all of us at Splunk, and we’re hoping those of you who were able to join us got as much out of it as we did. Among the …

Scripting Guys at Ignite 2016 in Atlanta

SUMMARY: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about the Scripting Guys booth at Ignite 2016 in Atlanta.

Good morning everyone. Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, here. So, the day has finally arrived – after literally months and months of planning, …

Hello from Microsoft Ignite (2016 edition)

We are kicking off another Microsoft Ignite conference, this time in Atlanta, Georgia. You are welcome to tune into the live stream for keynote presentations starting at 8:30 AM EDT.

Action packed week ahead! Over 100 sessions are Exchange-related …

Smart AnSwerS #78

Hey there community and welcome to the 78th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

Things have been ramping up around Splunk HQ with conf2016 just around the corner! The Splunk education team is starting off strong with Splunk University beginning …

Smart AnSwerS #77

Hey there community and welcome to the 77th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

Applications for the 2016 – 2017 SplunkTrust cohort were submitted a month ago, and the current membership reviewed and ranked all of them individually within the …

Smart AnSwerS #76

Hey there community and welcome to the 76th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

SplunkTrust member rich7177 graced us with his presence at HQ earlier this week, and was awarded an awesome trophy from the Splunk documentation team for always …

Splunk documentation feedback: how it works and what makes a champion

On Monday this week, we at Splunk HQ had the pleasure of hosting Rich Mahlerwein, founding SplunkTrust member, cape-and-fez wearer, and Senior Systems Engineer at the Forest County Potawatomi IT Department. During his visit, I asked Rich to come …

Revisiting NetSession Function using PSReflect

In an article that I wrote a little while ago, I talked about how you can view the net sessions on systems by making use of some pinvoke magic to call some Win32 apis. If you have ever worked …

Smart AnSwerS #75

Hey there community and welcome to the 75th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

The “Where Will Your Karma Take You” contest officially ended this past Monday, and the winners were announced in a Splunk blog post by piebob earlier …

PowerShell on Linux and Open Source

Since its inception in 2002 PowerShell has been deeply influenced and improved by the passion and needs of our community. As an example, 80 contributors filed bugs and issues on the “alpha” release. Since that time we, together, have built …

Windows PowerShell is now “PowerShell”: An Open Source Project with Linux support – How did we do it?

Hello everyone,

My name is Angel Calvo, I am Microsoft’s Group Software Engineering Manager for PowerShell and Desired State Configuration (DSC). I’d like to take this opportunity to proudly represent the engineering team behind this project, and share a few …

Winners of the 2016 Splunk Answers .conf Karma contest announced!

Those of you who have been around a while know that we have a Karma contest on Splunk Answers every summer.  This year, the contest took place from July 15th to August 15th, with the top 3* scorers getting free …

Smart AnSwerS #74

Hey there community and welcome to the 74th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

A Splunk Paper Aircraft Association was started up at HQ a couple weeks ago where each participant creates and launches their own paper aircraft every Friday …

My Summer at Splunk

Over the course of one summer, I became a Splunk Product Owner.

Goals: My main goal this summer was to answer the question, “What does a product manager do?” If you asked me this question now, I would laugh and …

Smart AnSwerS #73

Hey there community and welcome to the 73rd installment of Smart AnSwerS.

It has been almost a year since the very first members of the SplunkTrust Community MVP program were chosen by Rachel Perkins, Sr. Director of …

Smart AnSwerS #72

Hey there community and welcome to the 72nd installment of Smart AnSwerS.

The “Where Will Your Karma Take You” contest has been underway for two weeks now on Splunk Answers, and there is just a little over 2 …

Exchange On-Premises TAP Program accepting nominations

We are excited to re-announce that the Exchange On-Premises TAP Program is accepting nominations! 

The purpose of this post is to provide you with the opportunity to nominate your company for the Exchange On-Premises Technology Adoption Program (TAP) Program. Joining …

2016-17 SplunkTrust applications open soon!

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The first year of the SplunkTrust is coming to a close, and it’s almost time to select members for the 2016-2017 year!  Applications will open this coming Friday, July 29th and close on Friday, August 19th.

What has the SplunkTrust

Smart AnSwerS #71

Hey there community and welcome to the 71st installment of Smart AnSwerS.

There’s a lot of hustle and bustle going on as Splunkers, partners, and customers are preparing and reviewing presentations for .conf2016 just two months away. As …

The Scripting Guy: coming to a town near you

SUMMARY: The Microsoft Scripting Guys, Ed Wilson, upcoming live appearances.

Hello Scripters,

Teresa (aka. Scripting Wife) here. We have been really busy recently working with PowerShell user groups, and we want to provide you with a convenient listing of upcoming …

Smart AnSwerS #70

Hey there community and welcome to the 70th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

Since expanding Splunk HQ with the addition of the new building next door, things have been eerily quiet as you walk through each floor since everyone …

Gaining clarity: adding a visual line break between events

splunktrust(Hi all–welcome to the latest installment in the series of technical blog posts from members of the SplunkTrust, our Community MVP program. We’re very proud to have such a fantastic group of community MVPs, and are excited to see …

Smart AnSwerS #69

Hey there community and welcome to the 69th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

Time has been flying by with Splunkers working incredibly hard and adapting to new changes in our office space. It’s hard to believe that we’re halfway …

Smart AnSwerS #68

Hey there community and welcome to the 68th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

It’s the week of LGBT Pride in San Francisco, so SplunQers and fellow allies came together yesterday afternoon for our second party ever in the new …

Smart AnSwerS #67

Hey there community and welcome to the 67th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

For folks who will be in the San Francisco Bay Area the first full week of July, you’re all welcome to join us at the SFBA …

Smart AnSwerS #66

Hey there community and welcome to the 66th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

Splunk HQ now has an open room with giant Lego like blocks for Splunkers to take a creative escape from the daily grind. Some folks have …

Smart AnSwerS #65

Hey there community and welcome to the 65th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

We have a couple back-to-back community events happening right after the upcoming long Memorial Day weekend! The next SplunkTrust Virtual .conf Session is scheduled for Tuesday, …

Smart AnSwerS #64

Hey there community and welcome to the 64th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

One of the Splunk Cloud support engineers left on vacation last week, so in true Splunk fashion, his desk is getting a complete makeover by the …

The Scripting Guys and Scripting Wife summer tour

SUMMARY: Ed Wilson talks about his summer of PowerShell tour with dates and links to live appearances.

Hello everyone,  Hope you are having a fantastic day. Ed and I have been busy as usual and are ready to get busier.  …

Smart AnSwerS #63

Hey there community and welcome to the 63rd installment of Smart AnSwerS.

With Splunk HQ officially more than two times larger, and Splunkers now spread out across more square footage, things have gotten eerily quiet around here as …

Understanding the PowerShell UserVoice

The PowerShell Team been using UserVoice to take in requests, feedback and bug reports for a few months now.  It’s been really great seeing feedback come in directly from the PowerShell community. UserVoiceI wanted to give some details around how …

Smart AnSwerS #62

Hey there community and welcome to the 62nd installment of Smart AnSwerS.

There’s a lot of hustle and bustle going on at Splunk today as we will be expanding HQ with a brand new building next door! Construction …

Smart AnSwerS #61

Hey there community and welcome to the 61st installment of Smart AnSwerS.

I just had the pleasure of joining over 60 Splunk users for the April SplunkTrust Virtual .conf session on Best Practices for Splunk SSL by dwaddle

How to answer a technical question: A guide for presenters

Summary: Learn how to properly answer a technical question in a presentation in this step-by-step post by PowerShell MVP June Blender.

Today we have another blog post by PowerShell MVP June Blender. June is an Honorary Scripting Guy and …

Smart AnSwerS #60

Hey there community and welcome to the 60th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

Hot off the press! The next SplunkTrust Virtual .conf Session has been scheduled for next Thursday, April 28th, 2016 @ 9:00AM PST. Duane Waddle

Smart AnSwerS #59

Hey there community and welcome to the 59th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

There’s a tradition at Splunk where “something” happens to or around your desk if you take PTO for at least 2-3 weeks. When piebob left for …

PowerShell 5 MVA coming soon to a computer near you

SUMMARY: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson talks about recording a new Microsoft Virtual Academy series of videos with PFE Ashley McGlone.

Hello everyone, Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Well, I can tell you this week has been absolutely incredible. …

Smart AnSwerS #57

Hey there community and welcome to the 57th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

Feels good to be back in action after a 3 week break, minus coming down with the flu, but that hasn’t completely stopped me from shifting …

Considerations when writing a PowerShell blog

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about some specific considerations in regards to writing and reading Windows PowerShell blog articles.

 

One of the things that is cool about Windows PowerShell is that code seems to live forever. …

Smart AnSwerS #56

Hey there community and welcome to the 56th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

We just hosted the March SF Bay Area User Group meeting last night at Splunk HQ and had a great conversation about various real and hypothetical …

Smart AnSwerS #55

Hey there community and welcome to the 55th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

Next Wednesday, March 2nd @ 6:30PM, Splunk HQ will be hosting our monthly SF Bay Area User Group meeting. Since it’s during RSA, topics covered …

PowerShell Spotlight: February 2016

Summary: Microsoft MVP, Teresa Wilson, talks about Windows PowerShell Saturday in this month’s PowerShell Spotlight.

Hello scripters,

I hope everyone had a marvelous weekend and is planning on an awesome week. I have been working on some of the …

Smart AnSwerS #54

Hey there community and welcome to the 54th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

Next Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016, we’ll be having our SplunkTrust Virtual .conf session #4 from 12:00PM to 1:00PM PST. SplunkTrust member Mark Runals will …

Smart AnSwerS #53

Hey there community and welcome to the 53rd installment of Smart AnSwerS.

With Super Bowl 50 madness phasing out this week, our rescheduled San Francisco Bay Area User Group meeting is a go for tonight at Splunk HQ! …

Smart AnSwerS #52

Hey there community and welcome to the 52nd installment of Smart AnSwerS.

A BoardAtWork group was started at Splunk HQ for folks interested in, well, playing board games at work during lunch or after hours. We had our …

Smart AnSwerS #51

Hey there community and welcome to the 51st installment of Smart AnSwerS.

Super Bowl 50 is making its way to the SF Bay Area next week, and traffic around HQ has been getting noticeably worse with Super Bowl …

February community PowerShell spotlight

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, shares her roundup of Windows PowerShell activities for the coming months.

Hello scripters,

Teresa Wilson here. I hope you had a marvelous weekend and are ready to tackle this week. Ed is finally …

How to contribute to PowerShell documentation

Summary: Learn how to contribute to Windows PowerShell documentation via various community initiatives.

Today’s guest blog post is by Microsoft premier field engineer, Ashley McGlone. He will be speaking at PowerShell Saturday, so come join us for a great …

Introducing the top five Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog posts in 2015

Summary: See which Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog posts were the top five in 2015.

Today I feature Honorary Scripting Guy and Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, aka The Scripting Wife. Take it away Teresa…

Hello everyone, with over 700 …

Smart AnSwerS #50

Hey there community and welcome to the 50th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

For the past year, Splunk User Groups were organized on meetup.com, but as of the end of 2015, we’ve now moved over to our very own …

Weekend Scripter: PowerShell Saturday in Tampa,FL, March 19, 2016

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about Windows PowerShell Saturday in Tampa Florida on March 19, 2016.

Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. There are worse places to be in March than in Tampa, Florida. If you …

Smart AnSwerS #49

Hey there community and welcome to the 49th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

This just in! The next SplunkTrust Virtual .conf session is this Friday, January 15th @ 11:00AM PST. Come learn a thing or twenty with SplunkTrust …

PowerShell Spotlight: January 2016

Summary: PowerShell MVP and the Scripting Wife, Teresa Wilson, talks about upcoming events in the PowerShell community for January 2016.

Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have back guest blogger, Teresa Wilson. Teresa, as you probably …

Smart AnSwerS #48

Hey there community and welcome to the 48th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

First off, Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a great past couple of weeks and welcome back to the grind. Splunk HQ was on holiday …

Smart AnSwerS #47

Hey there community and welcome to the 47th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

Team support at HQ will be doing its first ever Secret Cut-throat Santa (aka white elephant) gift exchange this Thursday, and all of HQ will be …

Smart AnSwerS #46

Hey there community and welcome to the 46th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

Last quarter, I started presenting to each cohort of Splunk new-hires every month about all the various Splunk Community programs and spaces to show how our …

Smart AnSwerS #45

Hey there community and welcome to the 45th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

We’re back in action after a much needed Thanksgiving break, and what better way to get back into the groove of all things Splunk with the …

Hyper-V Documentation for All!

With the recent release of Windows Server Technical Preview 4 – I now have a huge amount of material that I need to write about.  But before I get to that – there is something else I want to talk …

Smart AnSwerS #44

Hey there community and welcome to the 44th installment of Smart AnSwerS.

Have you been looking for an opportunity to expand your Splunk search fu? Look no further! As mentioned in a previous Smart AnSwerS post, come …

Smart AnSwerS #43

Hey there community and welcome to the 43rd installment of Smart AnSwerS.

It’s been a pretty long week, but what better way to take a break for a change of pace with a party! I just got a …