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Dynamic Nagvis maps with GPS

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gps2map.pl calculates pixel coordinates of objects with GPS coordinates and produces a Nagvis (a visualization addon for Nagios) configuration file. This allows us to create Nagvis maps with moving objects. First of all, you need to create a map image representing the area in where your mobile objects will be positioned. You can use the parameters below for map image customization:

 

 

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Prepare an XP image with sysprep for installation on VMWare Server/ESX

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You may encounter trouble if you want to deploy your XP image with sysprep on VMWare Server or ESX virtualization platforms. XP out-of-the-box does not support SCSI Controllers used by VMWare. The clue is to obtain the correct versions of drivers plus reconfiguring your sysprep. The recipe below has been implemented successfully on VMWare Server 1.0.5 and ESX 3.5 platforms:

 

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Create a unique identification string for a PC

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If you need to identify a PC in a unique way for security purposes, you can create a fingerprint consisting of various identification tags of the components in the PC. The Autoit script below returns an MD5 digest for the combination of computer name, chassis id, baseboard id and disk id of drive C:

 

 

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