External, PowerShell

PowerShell: Manipulate Strings (Bulk) in Text Files for further processing — SID-500.COM

Lately, I’ve prepared some PowerPoint slides for the scripting module of a course for ongoing system engineers. Now it’s time to share my work with the PowerShell community. The slides are about string manipulation. In this blog post we will deal with a text file of e-mail addresses. For further processing, all content (domain names) […]

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External, Nutanix, PowerShell

Recovering a Protection Domain snapshot to a VM — My Virtual Vision

Yesterday one of our SEs mentioned he was talking to a customer and this customer is using MCS between two separate clusters. They were looking for a way to only keep one image updated and they are then looking to use our Protection Domain to replicate it over to the other cluster. Now, they are

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PowerShell, VMWare vSphere

Matching VMDKs to Windows drive letters using PowerCLI — Virtually Sober

Recently one of the largest Zerto customers (10,000 protected VMs) reached out to me asking for help. It was early Friday evening, I already had a beer open, so I thought why not? Using PowerCLI they needed to match VMDKs to Windows drive letters in order to mark them as SWAP disks in their VM…

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External, Hyper-V, PowerShell, VMWare vSphere

How to create Hyper-V Dashboard using Windows PowerShell? — vembu.com

Have you ever wanted to create a real-time IT dashboard for your Hyper-V environment? It can be difficult to monitor and assess resources in large Hyper-V environments. On top of that, reporting is essential for IT managers but you cannot provide a basic Excel report. Using Windows PowerShell, you could be able to create reports…

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Automation, External, PowerShell

Powershell: Showing the Uptime of all Windows Servers — SID-500.COM

Let’s say you want to get an overview of the uptime of all Windows servers in your domain. This is a very important information and you should have a look at the uptime of your services on a regular basis. Do you remember the 5 nines? What I’m talking about is the 99,999 % uptime […]

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External, PowerShell

Enabling Remote Desktop remotely with PowerShell — SID-500.COM

Consider the following scenario: There’s a switched on client computer in a branch office and you want to connect to that computer via remote desktop. Remote desktop is disabled by default on all Windows operating systems. There’s no user logged on this client computer and no one can help you to enable remote desktop. What […]

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External, PowerShell

PowerShell for Beginners (Part 13): PowerShell Remoting — SID-500.COM

I make no secret of it: Now we come to my favorite topic: PowerShell Remoting. I love it. I hope you’ll love it too. If you are a passionate Systems Engineer or Developer you’ll find a lot of tips and tricks in this part to make work life easier and more efficient. But first a […]

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