ISY Python Script for controlling media lights via xbmc

Here is a simple python script to use the REST code in the ISY (http://universal-devices.com) to control devices that are linked. I’m designing this script to be used inside a script for xbmc. here’s the first part of it. I recommend using scenes for the devicedim, deviceoff, and deviceon array, however you can use the … Continue reading “ISY Python Script for controlling media lights via xbmc”

Schedule a URL into Maintenance Mode

Found a nice article about how to script a URL (or web application) into maintenance mode. This was a little bit of a challenge to find so I’m reposting it to hopefully get some more attention. I’ve also posted the modified version of the script that allows for multiple watcher hosts. Usage: http://www.scom2k7.com/schedule-a-into-url-maintenance-mode/

Script: Check for Orphaned HomeDirs

It seems no matter how much you try you cannot ever get those damned orphaned homedirs cleaned up. Well, this helps. Our org always has additional groups in the homedir (no, we don’t just let the users have whatever they want in there, so we have to monitor). This causes a little confusion amongst most … Continue reading “Script: Check for Orphaned HomeDirs”