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Wouter Aukema
 
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Uncovering what lies beneath...
Fri, Aug 1st 2014 8:15a   Wouter Aukema
Clarification for Information Leakage: A trusted US business partner of mine asked me for assistance. He needed help in identifying the source of a potential information leak for one of his customers. As everyone knows, the behaviour of regular business users is rather predictable. This predictability can be visualised and wrapped in a bubble allowing for granular and non-granular analysis. With the image below, I created a non-granular view where each bubble represents a user's normal inter [read] Keywords: collaboration domino ibm database leak
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Experimental Visualisation of the IPV4 Address Space
Tue, Jul 8th 2014 7:13a   Wouter Aukema
Thank you Leo from ANL for collecting this data :-) [read] Keywords:
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How to DOS your Imac
Wed, Apr 2nd 2014 6:08a   Wouter Aukema
Have your keyboard, mouse and trackpad all connect via bluetooth. Next, click the bluetooth icon, turn it off and discard the warning dialog that tells you why you should not be doing this. Plugging in a usb-mouse didn't work. Remote access could have, so I guess I should enable this. [read] Keywords:
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Over 21,000 views on my Tumi TSA Lock video
Mon, Dec 3rd 2012 8:11a   Wouter Aukema
Did you know how many people forget the number combination of their luggage locks? Imagine the trouble, if you just arrived in your hotel after a long flight. In this short instruction video I posted a while back on youtube, I show how to open a Tumi TSA approved lock if you've forgotten the number combination. And I just discovered it's been watched more than 21,000 times in the past 9 months. Wow ;-). [read] Keywords: application blogger google
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Amazing experience working with IBM China
Tue, Nov 27th 2012 8:11a   Wouter Aukema
I have very good memories from working with people in the AsiaPac region, both as a guest speaker at it-security (BlackHat) conferences in Hong Kong and in performing some forensics work for the Internal Security Department in Singapore. This week I had my first experience in working together with team members from IBM in China. In one word: amazing! Let me tell you why: Following the partnership that IBM and my company started this year (see this link >>), we needed to start supporting [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus notes blogger linkedin profile security server
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Nieuwe voorwaarden www.overheid.nl: Zijn jullie gek geworden!
Sun, Nov 25th 2012 5:12a   Wouter Aukema
Vanochtend vroeg was ik even benieuwd naar een paar kadastrale gegevens mbt. ons huis, en begreep dat ik op www.mijnoverheid.nl een overzicht kon inzien (zodat ik niet hiervoor hoef te betalen). Tot mijn stomme verbazing wil de organisatie mij daarbij dwingen tot een keuze waar juridische consequenties aan kunnen kleven! Zie hieronder: De volledige voorwaarden zijn hier te zien. Als ik deze voorwaarden accepteer, ben ik dus verplicht om regelmatig hierop in te loggen. Doe ik dat niet, dan risk [read] Keywords: blogger




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Notes client startup time = super fast
Wed, Nov 21st 2012 6:09p   Wouter Aukema
The startup time of my Lotus Notes client on a Mac so fast, that I cannot believe end users are complaining. Watch the clip I created on my Mac: My setup: Notes 8.5 client on a Macbook Pro 17", connecting over a Ziggo cable network connection to the IBM Lotus Domino server at my office. My mailfile is BIG, > 10GB. Doing analysis at so many large customers worldwide, I sometimes hear (mostly IT people saying) that end users complain about the start of a Notes 8 client. This is when I show [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus lotusphere notes notes client application blogger google mac macbook network office password server
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Nothing but good news about Notes this week!
Wed, Oct 24th 2012 8:10a   Wouter Aukema
On Monday, I had an insurance expert from Crawford visiting my office to inspect some water damage. As soon as the man heard about our core business, he showed a big smile on his face and proudly showed me how at Crawford all their business is done in Lotus Notes & Domino. Asking him what he thinks about the platform, Mr. Koiter replied: "by far the best application I've ever worked with, wouldn't want anything else". He explained how he and his co-workers were able to work together on [read] Keywords: domino lotus notes application applications blogger interface linkedin office
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Meet my Personal Trainer
Tue, Oct 2nd 2012 7:10a   Wouter Aukema
If my medical intake shows an average BMI, my quadriceps sit-test is above average, the sit&reach test scores high and my biological age compares to that of a 31 year old (young) guy, why on earth should I start excercising? Meet Gino, my personal trainer, he knows why: LinkYesterday had my first training session. Felt like a giraffe trying push-ups, an impala throwing baby elephants and a cheetah in the body of a hippo. Nearly managed to get back to my office when I was done, fell on the f [read] Keywords: apple blogger office
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Fun with elephant road block in Botswana
Wed, Sep 19th 2012 4:09p   Wouter Aukema
Getting close to Chobe National Park, after driving many hours through deep sand:Some elephants had different plans that morning though: Pulling back about half a mile, we found a way around. At the gate, the friendly guard already suspected that elephants had blocked the road, as we were the first ones checking into the park that morning. Their car however was not around, so I offered my assistance. Pictures below: The guard promptly dismantled the entire gate, so we could use the chain... [read] Keywords: application blogger google
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Botswana Travel Plan Update
Tue, Jul 24th 2012 8:50a   Wouter Aukema
Hans Schoelink has a route planned. View Larger Map No flying backwards with Air Botswana this year. Instead we will be driving all the way, crossing the Makadikgadi Basin half-way Botswana to visit Kubu Island. Marco de Lange managed to get us in business class ;-) This will be our tank: Landrover Defender 130: (Photo from www.4x4campers.co.za) [read] Keywords: blogger google wiki
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Interview about the partnership with IBM
Tue, Jul 24th 2012 8:15a   Wouter Aukema
Yesterday, Ed Brill and I contributed to episode 162 of the famous Taking Notes Podcast by Bruce Elgort and Julian Robichaux. Reason was that Ed Brill had publicly made the announcement (link) on his blog about the expended partnership between my company Trust Factory and IBM entered into with regards to our DNA Analysis Services. Despite the hick-ups I caused while Ed was talking (people pinging me on Skype and my Mac started shouting that Notes needed my attention), it was a very nice and l [read] Keywords: ibm notes blogger mac podcast skype taking notes
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Botswana here we come (again)
Fri, Jun 22nd 2012 7:37a   Wouter Aukema
Tickets booked (Lufthansa) to Johannesburg, South Africa. Toyota Land-cruiser booked, and very important: picked up my new lens today: This time we will start in Johannesburg and drive all the way up to Botswana, Moremi, Chobe, Kasane and then through Zimbabwe back down to South Africa. Of course Hans & Marco are helping us out again. (sorry for the short notice guys ;-) [read] Keywords: blogger
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The Beauty of Server Consolidation
Wed, May 16th 2012 10:19p   Wouter Aukema
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D'66 sponsor van het RTLNieuws of gewoon toeval?
Wed, May 16th 2012 2:56a   Wouter Aukema
In het RTL Journaal van half acht gisteravond, viel mij op hoezeer de D'66 posters op de achtergrond in beeld kwamen, tijdens interviews met niet D'66 politici. En dit was niet de eerste keer, vorige week gebeurde precies hetzelfde. Met de verkiezingen in aantocht, deed me dit denken aan een vorm van passieve reclame... Ik kon het daarom niet laten om Frits Wester een tweet te sturen hierover. Tot mijn (positief) stomme verbazing kreeg ik nog een reply ook: Om mijn punt even te verduidelijke [read] Keywords: blogger sap twitter
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In Need of an SQL Factory
Tue, May 8th 2012 2:54a   Wouter Aukema
Having performed hundreds of DNA engagements at primarily large customers in the world, our DNA data warehouse allows us to harvest factual knowledge regarding deployment and utilization trends inside IBM Lotus Notes & Domino environments. Once the research question properly translates into an SQL select statement, we need to apply that statement across all the customer schemas from where we wish to harvest the data. However, each DNA engagement is unique and tailored to the specific custom [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus notes apple blogger sql
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Network Sizing: Assumptions or Well Informed Decisions?
Mon, Apr 23rd 2012 8:00a   Wouter Aukema
In an earlier post, I mentioned I would do some more work on the Exchange Client Bandwidth Calculator from Microsoft. I will try and explain why I strongly disagree with these kinds of tools. Each Domino server logs the activity performed by end users. For each user session, an entry is written in the log that records start and stop time (and duration) of the session along with the network bytes sent and received by the client from the server. There's more data logged, but this is not relevant [read] Keywords: domino lotus notes blogger exchange exchange microsoft network office server
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Apple TV 3, a first impression
Tue, Apr 10th 2012 8:00a   Wouter Aukema
Looking for a way to easily stream my Africa pics to my TV, I stumbled upon the Apple TV and decided to buy it for EUR 109. Package comes in a box and the form factor of the gadget is small & sexy, black matches my TV furniture ;-) Installation equally simple, had it up & running in 5 minutes. Beware to have both an HDMI and optical audio cable available. Currently, I have about 12,500 pics to view. In several folders. Obviously my Africa 2011 folder is the largest, with some 2,500 pic [read] Keywords: apple blogger gadget iphone microsoft
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Exchange Client Network Bandwidth Calculator
Thu, Mar 22nd 2012 6:31a   Wouter Aukema
Last night one of my friends in IBM asked my opinion about the Exchange Client Network Bandwidth Calculator (it's here). I gave him my response, after I had downloaded and played with it. Here it is. Since 10 years, my work and passion is all about analyzing network traffic for large Lotus Domino customers, I have detailed network and usage statistics for more than a million Notes users in my DNA data warehouse. And I maintain benchmarks to compare customers against. So I think I can judge. [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus notes apple blogger exchange exchange microsoft network office outlook profile
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Cooking diner, the old fashioned 1912 style
Wed, Mar 7th 2012 8:33a   Wouter Aukema
Today I am cooking a very traditional Dutch dish called Boerenkool (Cow Cabbage or Tree Cabbage?) with Rookworst (smoked sausage), using the cookbook my grandmother Gerda Smit-Goedhart had in use when she was attending the Amsterdamsche Huishoudschool in Amsterdam around 1912. 100 years ago. BERICHT BIJ DEN VIJFDEN DRUK Enkele recepten werden ingelascht, op nieuwe vindingen werd de aandacht gevestigd, het gebruik van boter en eieren ingekrompen of door andere dingen vervangen, waardoor ik hoop, [read] Keywords: blogger
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Notes Workspace on BlackBerry
Thu, Mar 1st 2012 11:54a   Wouter Aukema
Go check this out: Teamstudio showed me a product today that brings your Notes apps to mobiles (Black Berry, iPhone, iPad, Android). Here's a link: http://unplugged.teamstudio.com/ [read] Keywords: notes blackberry blogger iphone workspace
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"Puur en Eerlijk" bij Albert Heijn
Mon, Feb 27th 2012 12:03a   Wouter Aukema
AH "Puur en Eerlijk" Scharrelvlees Slagersachterham? Maar hier zit toch allemaal chemische troep en slechts 87% vlees in? Biochemisch Geproduceerde Fabrieksham lijkt me een betere naam. Reclame Code Comissie? (Dutch supermarket AH advertises "Pure & Honest" Ham made by old fashioned Butchers from pigs that have a lot of freedom on the farm. With only 87% meat and chemicals I believe "Biochemical Ham Derivative" would be more Pure and Honest.) [read] Keywords: apple blogger
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Flying People in yew York City
Thu, Feb 23rd 2012 6:00p   Wouter Aukema
Just nice [read] Keywords: application blogger
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Client clocking with Excel
Sat, Feb 18th 2012 4:06p   Wouter Aukema
Working together with Roy Holder of HADSL on an engagement to improve performance of a large CRM application, we needed a quick way to analyze client clock data from a Lotus Notes client. I developed an excel macro that does the job. Here it is: (you do need MS VbScript Regular Expressions 5.5, available in VB 6.0) '(C) 2011 Trust Factory BV ' Wouter Aukema Public Type parsedline linenr As Double seqThread As Integer seconds As Double seqLog As Double rpccall As String [read] Keywords: lotus notes notes client apple application blogger server
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Da Sebastiano No 2
Sat, Feb 18th 2012 2:48p   Wouter Aukema
It's been a while since me and my wife had taken the time to have dinner at Sebastiano. My god it was good again! This is how we ended our 3.5 hour session with desert, strawberries in chocolate and their favorite Pannna Cotta. Sebastiano treated us on one of his best desert wines, a Sicilian 2010 Zibibbo. If ever you end up in The Hague and wonder where to eat: here it is! [read] Keywords: blogger google mobile
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Pure Fun
Thu, Feb 16th 2012 5:02a   Wouter Aukema
Browsing through my photo albums I came across this picture that we took in Namibia: That was pure fun! Reason for their joy probably was me almost drowning the car while crossing the river... [read] Keywords: blogger
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How to reset your TUMI TSA Lock
Wed, Feb 15th 2012 1:14a   Wouter Aukema
Tumi sells a solid looking number lock with their suitcases, TSA certified, for almost 23 euro. 33 years ago I was caught at school for opening the number lock of a bicycle (belonging to the rector). Here's how easy it is to reset the TUMI TSA lock without knowing the number combination. Tumi's response: "I have forwarded your email to the appropriate department for their review." [read] Keywords: apple application blogger email google
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Installing PostgreSQL on Mac OS X
Sun, Feb 12th 2012 1:12a   Wouter Aukema
Being still rather new to the Apple Mac, I googled the web for instructions on how to install PostgreSQL 9.1 on my Macbook Pro. After a couple of hours, I almost gave up because all I could find were very complex installation instructions. I downloaded the package from http://www.enterprisedb.com/products-services-training/pgdownload. Brilliant how easy this went. No instructions needed whatsoever, just click and go! Job well done. Next, I downloaded the installer for PgAdmin here: http://www [read] Keywords: apple blogger laptop mac macbook server vm
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ID105 presentation from Lotusphere 2012
Sat, Feb 4th 2012 12:22p   Wouter Aukema
At Lotusphere 2012 in Orlando, I co-presented a session with Michael Dudding from IBM about the work we do together in competitive situations. You can find the presentation here: Id105 fortify your ibm lotus notes and ibm lotus domino infrastructure against a competitive attack View more presentations from waukema. [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus lotusphere notes application blogger
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Visualizing 47,693 Notes users on 74,033 databases.
Sat, Jan 28th 2012 3:02p   Wouter Aukema
The absolute favorite of all DNA customers, this scatter plot that shows how 47,693 end users were using 74,033 Lotus Notes databases. Every bubble is a database. Bubbles have colors, indicating the type of database. Bubbles have different diameters, indicating the distance number of users that showed activity on each database. (mail files tend to have only one user, hence the many small green bubbles). The horizontal and vertical axis represent network IO, caused by 7 days of activity from user [read] Keywords: lotus notes blogger database desktop mac network
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The IBM Brothers
Tue, Jan 24th 2012 8:22a   Wouter Aukema
Had an exceptional good Lotusphere 2012, my first one without a booth on the showcase. And because I was escorted by the IBM Brothers Mark Dudding and Michael Dudding, I ended up with more contacts than I've ever had in all my past years on the showcase. Thank you guys, had a great time and lots of free beers ;-) On Wednesday 4.15pm I co-presented Mike's session on main stage, ID105 - Fortify Your IBM Lotus Notes Domino Infrastructure Against a Competitive Attack.pdf (Drop me a message if yo [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus lotusphere notes blogger google
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Don’t do dining @Oka (Japanese Restaurant The Hague)
Mon, Jan 23rd 2012 5:00a   Wouter Aukema
Rest of my blog is usually very positive, but today I had a must share experience. Let me explain. My lovely wife Marzena is celebrating her 31st birthday today. Because of #LS12 was a week earlier than normal; this is a chance to celebrate with her in person. For the past 10 years we do so going out and eat Japanese. Trust me; we’ve had all Japanese restaurants in The Hague and Amsterdam already. I’m trying something new this time: Oka in The Hague. According to their website, they earned t [read] Keywords: blogger
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Holland from Above
Tue, Dec 27th 2011 3:11p   Wouter Aukema
Tonight The Dutch channel VPRO aired a brilliant documentary called 'Nederland van Boven' (Holland from above). Especially the broadcast about our famous koninginnedag (queens-day) on April 30 shows how some of our public funded TV makes good journalism. The only link I could produce is here (click on the video named koninginnedag). Dutch only unfortunately... [read] Keywords: blogger
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Caught Speeding in Germany
Thu, Dec 1st 2011 7:11a   Wouter Aukema
This morning I recieved a letter from the German Police in Brandenburg (near Berlin). Apparently, I had committed an 'Ordnungswidrigkeit', driving 133 km/h where 120 was allowed. We were travelling from The Hague to the farm in Poland, some 1,080 kms. Looking at the picture they took, I'm not surprised. After a long stretch doing approximately 200 km/h I look a little concentrated. The fine is only 20 euro, far less than Holland. The evidence is here: [read] Keywords: blogger
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Steve Jobs: How to live before you die
Fri, Oct 7th 2011 6:07p   Wouter Aukema
My fellow Penumbrian Julian Woodward posted this on Facebook, and I couldn't resist doing the same here on my blog: http://www.ted.com/talks/steve_jobs_how_to_live_before_you_die.html wow. [read] Keywords: blogger facebook




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