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Our employee termination process involves several steps. While they don’t take too long to run through individually, time IS precious! Here is a script that I wrote to automate the majority of the tasks that we perform when someone chooses to leave RANDA. There’s even a fun “Finished” notification to make the painful process of someone leaving a bit more light hearted.

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In our environment, we have load balanced web servers. There are times where one server may be having an issue, while the others remain up and running with no issue. If you are unfortunate enough to be balanced to the server having an issue, your experience will be less than desirable. To help troubleshoot these issues we would test each server by adding their IP to our hosts file. This isn’t too much of an issue for our IT staff, but for folks that don’t mess with their hosts file regularly it can be very cumbersome. To resolve this, I wrote a script that will change their hosts file for them based on their selection. It was a fun exercise, and hopefully someone will find it useful!

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