Last time we have seen a few ways to find group policies using PowerShell. Expanding on the same horizon, I would like to share some more thoughts on finding Group Policies linked to AD OUs. If you haven’t read my previous article on finding group policies, I prefer you go through that first. Here is […]
Do you have a mix of Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2012 R2 domain controllers in your domain and occasionally experiencing logon issues? It could be due to Computers which changed their machine password recently and failing to communicate with domain after that. AskDS(Microsoft Active Directory support team) recently published an article about this […]
I came across a post from a PowerShell MVP at happysysadmin.com blog about finding boot performance of Windows Client operating system with PowerShell. I liked this post alot because of very good explanation he provided about different parameters involved in boot and how to interpret them. Worth taking a look. http://www.happysysadm.com/2014/07/windows-boot-history-and-boot.html Thanks @sysadm2010 for this wonderful article.
Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8.1 has inbuilt module for managing Group Policy objects in Windows environment. It has a total of 26 cmdlets to serve different types of Group policy operations. In this article I will focus on Get-GPO cmdlet and its usage. You can start with importing the module first. Import-Module GroupPolicy This […]
Like any other Hypervisor infrastructure, VMs in Microsoft Hyper-V can also sync time from its host. This time synchronization happens through Hyper-V integration services. Along with Time sync a few other things like OS Shutdown, Data exchange, heartbeat, snapshot operations are performed via this integration service. These features can be enabled or disabled via PowerShell […]
Often you might be hearing complaints that SQL queries running slow on Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012. You will be puzzled after finding CPU, Memory, Disk, and Network utilization normal but still the queries are running slow when compared with other Windows Server 2003 boxes. Many people I talked to said they […]
I came across a question in Technet Forums about how to merge multiple CSV files into one single CSV with additional column added to the output file that indicates the file name from where it imported. You can read full question at http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/c9470c3e-37a2-48e0-8170-a235fbee2d2e/merging-several-csv-files-in-one-csv-file?forum=winserverpowershell To address the need, I prepared a quick PS function. Posting it here […]