As the headline says, I am going to show you which tools are no longer needed when you are familiar with PowerShell. No long speeches today, just examples. I’m pretty sure some of […]
Active Directory: How does a client find it’s Domain Controllers at the right Active Directory site?
What actually happens in the background when a domain client authenticates itself to the domain? That’s the question for today’s post. Ok, let’s go into the details. We assume that the computer has […]
With WSUS you are able to document the updates status of your computers. But what to do if there is no WSUS available? In this article I describe how to get a […]
This week I had the task to delete print jobs from the queue. However, some of them could not be removed. So I decided to write an article about it and also […]
In one of my previous blog posts PowerShell: Documenting your environment by running systeminfo on all Domain-Computers I have described how to list important system information of all Domain Computers by running systeminfo. […]
I’ve experienced that many people deliberately disable the Windows firewall. They don’t want to get annoyed with it, if something don’t work as expected. But there’s nothing to worry about, because it […]
Is Ping a reliable way to check if a computer is available? Opinions differ … This blog post is all about ping and arp. Of course with PowerShell. The upcoming script could […]
As the headline says, there are new features available in December update of Honolulu. Honolulu is a web-based management tool which enables you to administer your infrastructure in a very comfortably way.
Will you be notified when there are changes to group memberships? No? Memberships in groups are particularly interesting. Especially if it is the group of the domain administrators. The following article shows […]
In most cases a blue screen is caused by hardware or driver failure. In this article I show how to find out the cause of the blue screen by using the tool […]
What if a domain controller fails? Operations Masters have special tasks which must be performed by Domain Controllers in an Active Directory domain. If a Domain Controller fails, this special role must […]
There is more than enough monitoring software around. Most of them are really helpful and superbly done. For those who don’t have such software at hand, there are only 2 options: to do […]
In this article I would like to enlight the purpose of temporary IPv6 addresses. By default, automatic IPv6 setup of Link-Local Addresses is activated on each IPv6 enabled device. This makes IPv6 […]