Today I’ve made a decision. Weeks ago, I have changed the default language of the operating system of my Domain Controller from German to English. It worked great. But now, I found […]
Since Windows Server 2008, Domain Administrators are able to configure password polices per user and per group. This article shows how to set up password policies (Password Setting Objects) with PowerShell.
In this article I show how to activate Remote Desktop on multiple server systems in an active directory environment by using Windows PowerShell. In large environments, it might be necessary to enable […]
Active Directory users log on to the domain with their logon names and password. But what are the rules for assigning usernames? g.surname? surname? gsurname? What are the naming conventions? This article looks for and modifies users who do not meet the naming convention.
If you want an application always started and available then this article is for you. Sometimes an application is mistakenly closed by the user. This article shows a step-by-step scenario how to […]
What files are open? Who is connected to the file server? Those informations might be useful for backing up, maintaining or restarting your file server. To accomplish this task run Get-SmbOpenFile to […]
When it comes to formatting Format-Table and Format-List are the tools Nr. 1. But what about format-wide? The longer I am playing with it the better I like it. Format-Wide is cool!
Posh-SSH is a PowerShell module for Windows 10. The module allows to establish SSH connections to remote computers. As a prerequisite, Windows Management Framework 5 has to be installed. In this article I will show step-by-step how to install Posh-SSH and establish a remote connection to a computer running Linux.
Diskpart ist das Tool Nr.1 wenn es darum geht die Festplatte zu partitionieren. Oder eben diskmgmt.msc. In diesem Beitrag soll aber alles in der PowerShell geschehen. Dazu steht das Modul Storage zur […]
Measure-Command shows how long a command or script takes to get the result. This is particularly important for large amounts of data.
With the introduction of PowerShell 5.1 new commands for local user administration were introduced. I`m glad to hear that. I don`t like net user.
For restarting your computer, you can simply click the Start Button and afterwards On/Off. In this article it’s all about Windows PowerShell, so we focus on two commands: Restart-Computer and Stop-Computer.
By configuring Roaming Profiles, the user is able to use it’s familiar desktop on any computer in the domain. In this article i describe how to configure roaming profiles with the graphical user interface and with PowerShell.
In this blog post I am going to describe how to use PowerShell to administer Group Polices in your Active Directory environment. Group Polices control the environment of users and computers. But […]
With PowerShell 5.0 two new commands are introduced: Compress-Archive and Expand- Archive. Both commands can – like WinZip or 7-Zip – compress and decompress data.