Windows system tray popups using Python

I modified Simon Brunning's epic example (original can be found here) to include an example of how to have a windows system tray icon display a popup on demand. Here's the coding: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xySFrLgSAiTfymgCQvW4bpsva_rzkwOqkcsoYWhN0a0/edit?usp=sharing   The differences are: Added a new method to the sysTrayIcon class called "set_popup". This is where win32 api does it's magic … Continue reading Windows system tray popups using Python

Adding agentless Windows WMI monitoring to Nagios

There are a couple of well documented methods to monitor Windows machines from Nagios. The most popular of these seems to be NRPE. This method works very well, but the biggest downside for me was the need to install a client on every machine that needed to be monitored. WMI seemed to be the best … Continue reading Adding agentless Windows WMI monitoring to Nagios