Last weekend I successfully created an automation account in Azure to auto start-stop my Azure VMs as described here: Start/Stop VMs during off-hours solution in Azure Automation. Right after that I realized […]
So you are about to provide a new file server. Several folder shares have to be created. If you don’t want to point and click inside the graphical interface, you might consider […]
A standardized and tidy desktop is a key factor for satisfied users. In order to provide the ease of use of Windows systems in an enterprise environment it’s reasonable that the taskbar […]
If you use PowerShell often, a title bar of your own will make a powerful impression. You certainly have noticed that my screenshots always show the entire console window and you also […]
Do you have problems with time synchronization in your Active Directory domain or are you only interested in monitoring and determining the system time of your servers, workstations or domain-controllers? If your […]
Who are the group members? The members of a distribution group can be listed by any user in Outlook. Sometimes you don’t want that. This is what the group attribute hideDLMembership stands […]
With the release of Windows 10, Microsofts Client-Operating System has become more and more an app-focused operating system. Windows 10 S underlines that. In Windows 10 S, users can only install apps […]
Windows 10: Changing the default Projector Settings with displayswitch.exe (Duplicate, Extend …) using Group Policies
The default projector setting in Windows 10 is set to “Extend”. If you want to change that behavior, you have to press Windows key + P and select “Duplicate”. In this blog […]
At least since the introduction of Windows Server the Windows world has changed dramatically. No excuses anymore for administrators, because if they are struggling with the huge amount of Windows updates, it’s […]
Creating a bootable USB stick could be a tricky task. You’ll need a tool (eg. the Windows 7 USB/DVD tool) or you have to struggle with those old cmd commands like bootsect.exe. […]
2018 comes to an end. My website is now the 2nd year online. I think it’s time for a review, a review about my stats and a review about my work. A […]
Windows Server Core starts with cmd by default. Why? I don’t know. It’s annoying, because Windows Powershell is without a doubt the future of Windows system administration.
People always ask me why I focus so much on PowerShell. In this blog post I want to tell you when I started with PowerShell and especially why.
In this blog post it’s all about documentation. Do you know the IP settings of your Windows servers? Do you have a documentation? If not, you’ve come to the right place. I […]
Recently I received a request to shut down computers by room. Specifically, it was about a school where students often forget to shut down their computers. Of course this is possible with […]