Deleting temp and wstemp on Microsoft Windows Server

Since some versions of IBM Connections, it is mandatory to delete temp and wstemp of your Connections node after deployment or updates, or you end up with an old layout/design of Connections GUI. On a Windows Server System this can be a pain, because within temp/wstemp WebSphere Application Server creates a folder structure with nodename

Using Docker and ELK to Analyze WebSphere Application Server SystemOut.log

I often get SystemOut.log files from customers or friends to help them analyzing a problem. Often it is complicated to find the right server and application which generates the real error, because most WebSphere Applications (like IBM Connections or Sametime) are installed on different Application Servers and Nodes. So you need to open multiple large

Flood prevention

A very good cite on Sysadmins: If you are rewarded for cleaning up after floods but not recognized for building flood prevention instead, pretty soon you start losing enthusiasm for trying to argue your bosses into funding that flood prevention. More: http://utcc.utoronto.ca/~cks/space/blog/sysadmin/OpsHeroism