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…

New mobile functionality for Windows PowerShell explained

New mobile functionality for Windows PowerShell explained Those familiar with Windows PowerShell might also recognize PowerGUI Pro from Quest Software, a graphical front-end for PowerShell that automates common…

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,…

SCVMM PowerShell cmdlets can improve Hyper-V Live Migrations

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…

How to use Powershell to prepare Active Directory for Exchange 2010 migration

How to use Powershell to prepare Active Directory for Exchange 2010 migration

Before performing an Exchange Server 2010 migration, you have to make sure Active Directory meets certain prerequisites. Thankfully, there are a number of PowerShell cmdlets to help you prepare your Active Directory forest for the move. Validating your Active Directory forest Before deploying Exchange Server 2010, your…

What you need to consider for SQL Security

What you need to consider for SQL Security

Most of the time SQL server is a repository of sensitive information for organizations, and that is why it is important to ensure that only authorized users have access to this sensitive information. However, securing SQL Server in a way that won’t create errors is…