Windows 2008

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 […]

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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 […]

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The script discussed in this article will help you to query environment variable values on remote windows computer using PowerShell. Environment variables on a computer can be accessed via  Env:\ PSdrive or [System.Environment] dotnet class locally. None of these methods can be used to query environment variables remotely. Only exception is, you can use one […]

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In one of my previous posts(http://techibee.com/powershell/how-to-connect-iso-image-file-to-virtual-machine-in-hyper-v-remotely-using-powershell/2306), I showed how to connect a ISO file to Virtual Machine in Hyper-V using PowerShell. This post will help you to identify and remove ISO file from a virtual machine. This works for all versions of Hyper-V(Windows Server 2008 & Windows Server 2012). If you are just worried about […]

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The script posted in this article will help you to mount a ISO file to a Virtual Machine(VM) in Hyper-V running on Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2008 R2. While building a VM in my test lab I was mounting ISO to start the installation. I thought why not mount the ISO using PowerShell […]

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In this article I will cover a procedure that helps you to find out who has killed a process that you care about. Often we get this problem. The process we care about closes abruptly and we are not quite sure whether it exited on its own or someone killed it via task manager or […]

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I worked on a print server queue permissions delegation today and had some learnings. I was trying to grant a new group to manage printers on a Windows server 2008 print server and after adding the group to print server security permissions, it is not propagated to print queues in that print server. I was […]

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Querying Hyper-V made simple with Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012. But these two are latest version of Operating Systems and most of the people haven’t tried them yet in corporate environment. In this post I will demonstrate how to use WMI and Powershell to query a Hyper-V server without the use of MS given […]

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By default, only administrators can view security event log in a Windows Server 2003 or 2008. In this article I will show you how to grant permissions to other users or groups to view security log content in a server without admin permissions. For Windows Server 2008: Let me start with something easy. For windows […]

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In this post I will show you how to disable Server Manager Start up during user logon on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Server 2012 Server Manager start-up during Windows User logon on Windows Server 2008 R2 server Operating system is the most frustrating thing for System administrators who manage the boxes. We know that […]

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