Powershell DSC first thoughts

Powershell DSC first thoughts In order to enhance the time-to-market (TTM) and overall competitiveness of the products, companies have been following a release small…

List of new features in Powershell V3

List of new features in Powershell V3 PowerShell’s becoming pretty hard to ignore. Windows Server 8 is building the vast majority of its administration on PowerShell, providing…

How to manage Hyper-V with powershell

How to manage Hyper-V with powershell Before using WMI scripting to manage Hyper-V, it’s important to understand what classes are available. Microsoft’s list includes a significant…

SCVMM PowerShell cmdlets can improve Hyper-V Live Migrations

For small IT shops, PowerShell cmdlets improve on Hyper-V Live Migration functionality. But, with the addition of System Center Virtual Machine Manager and its PowerShell capabilities, those shops can precisely coordinate live migrations between nodes and Cluster Shared Volumes. Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager…

MDOP 2011 update is due this year which will be offered to a wider customer base

MDOP 2011 update is due this year which will be offered to a wider customer base

Windows shops who subscribe to Microsoft’s Desktop Optimization Pack can expect a slew of updates and diagnostic tools when a new version of the bundle becomes available later this year. Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2011 will include the new BitLocker administration software, added improvements…

How to optimize WAN bandwidth by using Windows 7 BrachCashe

How to optimize WAN bandwidth by using Windows 7 BrachCashe In the past, users at remote sites frequently clogged their WAN links when accessing large…

Troubleshooting Exchange 2010 virtual directory re-creation

Troubleshooting Exchange 2010 virtual directory re-creation

Ever since Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 dropped, administrators have had two methods to recreate the six Exchange virtual directories: reset them or reinstall the client access server role. Files are occasionally misconfigured or damaged by third-party apps, however, leaving virtual directories unusable. The…

Script to search Folder size and owner

Script to search Folder size and owner

'****************************************************************** 'Returns subdirectories path, size and owner in the given directory which 'are bigger than your specified size and '****************************************************************** ' 'Author: Alin Dumenica, 'Version: 1.01 'Web: http://www.windows-scripting.info 'Revision History: 'Date Author Remark '--------------+-------+------------------------------------------------- 'Mar 02 2006 PR Initial version '--------------+--------+------------------------------------------------- 'Usage: cscript search_folder_sizes_and_owner.vbs path_where_to_search…

Script to solve client machines not appearing in WSUS Console

Script to solve client machines not appearing in WSUS Console Depending on your imaging method some clients may not show up on your WSUS console,…

Script to list all global and local groups on a given server

Script to list all global and local groups on a given server

    Used to list all global and local groups on a given server. Usage: $script /[s]erver /[g]lobal /[l]ocal /[v]erbose /server Name of server for which to list all groups. Server can be a domain controller. If no server is specified, this defaults to localhost.…

Script to display local and global groups only in the ACL of a specified share

Script to display local and global groups only in the ACL of a specified share Used to display local and global groups only in the ACL of a specified share,…