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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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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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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PowerShell: Alert me when Disk Space is running low on my Windows Servers (E-Mail Notification) — SID-500.COM

Without any doubt, you should have an eye on the disk space of your servers. I’ve seen so many servers crashing due to dropping disk space over time, because of saving more and more files and data or because of Windows Updates. They were running Exchange, SQL, AD and all of them were important servers […]

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PowerShell Function: Testing the Default Gateway with Test-Gateway — SID-500.COM

Sometimes it could happen that your computer lost connection to other hosts or the internet. What is the first you should do? For example, you could try to reach other hosts or your default gateway. Sure, you could use the bottom up method by climbing up the ladder of the OSI Model and check your […]

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