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The modern version of ping: Test-Connection

Test-Connection is a very powerful PowerShell Cmdlet which sends ICMP Packets to test the reachability of a host. Like ping. But Test-Connection is much more. Let’s play with the new ping command.


Windows Server 2012/2016: Installing and Configuring PowerShell Web Access (PSWA)

PowerShell on Samsung Galaxy and iPhone? PowerShell Web Access is a new Windows Server Feature. It provides a web-based PowerShell Console. After installing, you can access PowerShell from any device, even from your Samsung Galaxy or iPhone.


PowerShell: Finding neighbors with Get-NetNeighbor

Do you know your neighbors? I mean the neighbors in the real word. I hope so. But what about the virtual neighbors? The PowerShell module NetTCPIP provides a command called Get-NetNeighbor. In this article, I am going to play with Get-Neighbor and try to find all my cached neighbors.


PowerShell: How to find large files using Get-Childitem

For the search, the possibilities in Windows Explorer are limited. You can search for files that are larger than 128 megabytes. That’s nice. But what if to search for files larger than 2 GB?


PowerShell: My top 10 commands for documenting and monitoring Active Directory

In this post I want to introduce my top 10 commands for documentation and monitoring Active Directory Domain Services.


PowerShell: How to create File Shares

For me, the graphical interface for file shares is just terrible. Therefore this article shows how a network share can be created in PowerShell. 


Windows Server 2016: Windows Defender konfigurieren

Das Feature Windows Defender ist der mitgelieferte Malware Schutz von Microsoft. Auf Windows Server 2016 und Windows 10 ist dieser per Standard aktiviert. Avira, Avast, Kaspersky und wie sie alle heißen haben eines gemeinsam: Sie sind seit Jahrzehnten der Platzhirsch unter Windows wenn es um Anti-Malware geht.


Windows 10 Store Fehler: 0xD000000D

Einmal brauchst du den Windows 10 Store und dann geht nichts. So wie bei mir der Fall. Ich habe vor einigen Wochen ein Upgrade von Windows 10 Home auf Windows 10 Pro durchgeführt. Heute beim Öffnen des Stores Fehler 0xD000000D. Vielleicht liegts am Upgrade? Man weiß es nicht so genau.