Category Archives: PowerShell

Active Directory Script Highlight: Identify User Not Logged in in 180 days

Domain migrations are in full swing so I thought I would start to share some of the scripts used in the process.  This one identifies users that have not logged on in over 180 days.  The thought behind this is … Continue reading

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Latest Article – Preserve Hyper-V security from Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities

A complementary article to my last blog post here, but this time focusing on how to protect Hyper-V VMs from the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. The Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities have admins scrambling for safety, and virtualization presents a particular … Continue reading

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Hyper-V and Spectre/Meltdown: Protecting Your Hosts – Do This!

There is a lot of information swirling around out there on what to do with the latest Spectre/Meltdown vulnerabilities. Whereas I can’t tell you how to solve the vulnerabilities for for every Hardware and Operating System combination, I can tell … Continue reading

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PowerShell Snip of the Week (Get-SCVirutalNetworkAdapter)

  Ben Armstrong recently posted a method on Listing all the IP Addresses used by VMs.  The Method was pretty straight forward and gave back some great information.  It got me thinking of how enterprise customers could do this using … Continue reading

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PowerShell Snip of the Week – (Get-VMIntegrationService)

Finding the status of a VMs or all your VMs Integration Components can be a very useful troubleshooting tool when you are having various VM management issues.  Examples could be that VMs that have the correct Integration Components versions are … Continue reading

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PowerShell Snip of the Week (Get-WinEvent)

VMs that went into Saved State in the Last Day During the migration of VMs to a Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 R2 environment you may find that some of your VMs go in to Saved State when the backup … Continue reading

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PowerShell Snip of the Week (SCVMM)

  Here is this weeks PowerShell Snip of the Week. Using Get-VirtualNetworkAdapter. When looking into a recent issue with a NIC Team on a host, I had a need for a quick way to identify which VMs were using a … Continue reading

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