Nslookup is a command-line tool for dns name resolution. Resolve-DnsName is the modern version of nslookup. In this blog post I am going to show how to use Resolve-DnsName to query DNS Host Names and much more.
For some reason, I don’t like netstat. Never did. Fortunately PowerShell provides a similar command to netstat: Get-NetTCPConnection. Let’s discover the options of this command in form of this blog post.
While reading great news and improvements about the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (1709), it might be useful to find out if the update is already installed or not.
There are two ways for creating Inbox Rules: The user itsself in Outlook or the Exchange Administrator can establish Rules based on specific conditions. In this article I describe the establishing of Inbox Rules on an Exchange Server by using PowerShell.
Active Directory Domain Services uses pull replication to replicate Active Directory Partitions. This means that the Domain Controller on which replication is started receives the data from the source Domain Controller. It’s like a one way ticket.
Introduced with Windows Server Core, still most think that this very useful tool is only available on Windows Server Core. I’m talking about sconfig. I remember the discussion with my linux trainer colleagues and their opinion that the Graphical Interface of Windows is too much complicated and overloaded. Well, if you think so, then use sconfig!
Der Herbst zieht ins Land und es sind bereits 9 Monate seit der Erstellung meines Blogs vergangen. In diesem Beitrag möchte ich wieder einmal eine Zwischenbilanz ziehen.
For managing Active Directory Domain Services, still most of the administrators use Active Directory Users and Computers (dsa.msc). They are used to it. But it´s worth taking a look at the Active Directory Administrative Center. It provides a PowerShell History Viewer.
Do you remember the net send command? And do you remember the security concerns? Last week I played with msg.exe. Msg is the “new” net send. I tried to send a message to all users and computers in my domain. Why? I wanted to instruct all users to close all open programs. And now I want to keep and share this knowledge in form of this blog post.