Tag Archives: PowerShell

Automating the process to join a server to a domain using PowerShell

In this Tutorial we are going to optimize a simple task that in larger environments may take some time from the service desk/operations team which is the process to join…

Hyper-V 2012 Hotfixes: Where I can find it and how to automate the deployment ?

After my session at TechEd about Best Practices for Virtualizing and Managing Microsoft SharePoint 2013 with Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012 R2 one of the questions…

Using PowerShell to update a local folder from a central location

In this Tutorial we will use PowerShell to update a local folder from a central repository using versioning control. You may be wondering what is the benefits, well it all…

Updates on Hyper-V Server? How to see what had been installed?

When do you need to see what updates had been installed on your Hyper-V server, you can use this PowerShell cmdlet to list all the updates. Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_QuickFixEngineering |…

MPIO on Hyper-V Server

On the previous version of Windows Server (prior Windows Server 2012) you have to download and install MultiPath I/O (MPIO). Since Windows Server 2012 MPIO is a feature that you…

Performing daily task with PowerShell to manage Hyper-V Server

As a virtualization administrator, you will come across a lot of scenarios where you will need to create, modify, move, export, and other tasks to manage your virtual machines every…

Managing Hyper-V Server remotely through PowerShell

Working with PowerShell can be very common for daily tasks and Hyper-V Server management. However, as there is more than one server to be managed, sometimes it can be difficult…

PowerShell Script to fix Exchange Server 2013 Security Update MS13-061

I wrote the following PowerShell script to help fixing the issue reported by Microsoft Exchange Team (http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2013/08/14/exchange-2013-security-update-ms13-061-status-update.aspx). You can always go to the server and perform manual steps however you…

Statistics of a NIC Teaming

If the UI window is sufficiently tall a statistics tile appears at the bottom of the Team tile and the Adapters and Interfaces tile. These statistics windows reflect the traffic…