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Monitoring Windows PowerShell: Enable Module Logging

There is a small and useful group policy setting where you can enable monitoring of the use of PowerShell, in particular the use of commands related to PowerShell modules. So, I tried it out and I want to keep this knowledge for my readers and for me in form of this blog post.

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How to create PowerShell Profiles

When Windows PowerShell starts, standard modules are loaded and the location of the prompt is set to C:\Users\Username. If you want to load additional modules, create an alias for a command, or simply display information, then it´s a good idea to create a Powershell Profile.

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PowerShell: Documenting your environment by running systeminfo on all Domain-Computers

Systeminfo gives you a perfect overview of your system. But what about the other systems in your domain? Sure, you can use 3rd Party Tools or SCCM. But the number of those who can´t use those software is greater than you think. In this article I will describe how to run systeminfo on all Client Computer without using 3rd Party Tools.

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Windows Server 2016 Evaluation: How to extend the Trial Period

In this blog post I show how to extend your trial period to three years. The evaluation version of Windows Server 2012 / 2016 is valid for 180 days and you can convert your trial version to retail.

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Counting with PowerShell

How many files are stored on your computer? How many users have not logged on for a year? How many users use Active Sync? How many Pictures and Music Files are stored? All those questions can be answered by a single One-Liner in PowerShell. And there are many ways to do this. Choose your favourite.

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Active Directory: How to join a Computer to the Domain using GUI or PowerShell (Step-by-Step)

This blog post describes how to join a computer to the domain by using the graphical user interface or running a simple One-Liner in Powershell.

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PowerShell: How to quickly switch to your home directory

You certainly know the commands cd and Set-Location. It stands for change directory. I hope you also know the commands cd \ and cd .. But what about cd ~ ?

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How to schedule software installation with PowerShell

Under certain circumstances the installation of software can only take place at a specific time. This article describes the establishing of a scheduled installation on the localhost and on remote hosts.

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