Posts Tagged ‘powershell’

Windows Server 2012 includes a new storage model.  It follows in the footsteps of ZFS and btrfs, in that it uses a pooled disk model, and attempts to combine all of the functionality of RAID, LVM, and the file system.  Now this looks like a 1.0 from the perspective of integration, however I am quite […]

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 at 06:00 | Comments Off
Categories: How To, Windows

I don’t tend to use a lot of Windows in recent years, but if you look at my past articles I used to do quite a bit around Hyper-V, DFS, Exchange, and various other Windows Services.  One thing that was always frustrating is the inconsistent experience around NIC teaming.  Basically Teaming allows you to gain […]

Monday, October 22nd, 2012 at 06:00 | Comments Off
Categories: How To, Windows

If you have a large Exchange environment with a large amount of users, contacts, distribution lists, and public folders you can end up “losing” email addresses.  It can take a lot of time to perform the different types of searches required to locate an email address.  Or you can use powershell and locate it quickly.

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 at 08:00 | Comments Off

Using the Active Directory Modules included with Windows 7 + Windows 2008 R2 we can use powershell to identify computer accounts which are “stale” and have not changed their passwords in a specified amount of time. Define the Windows for “Stale” Example will check for 365 days old. Count the Number of PCs which are […]

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 at 08:00 | Comments Off

Using WMI and Powershell we can remotely configure a client machine to use DHCP as long as you (1) have administrator rights on the remote machine (2) want all interfaces to be DHCP (3) know the computer name or IP of the remote machine (4) have Powershell installed on your machine, remote machine is not […]

Monday, April 25th, 2011 at 08:00 | Comments Off
Categories: How To, Powershell, Windows
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