Tag Archives: Powershell

Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 client/server readiness cumulative update released

Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 client/server readiness cumulative update has been released This update provides performance and reliability improvements that will improve the Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 The update includes the following performance and reliability improvements:
  • Addresses PowerShell issue with certain localized languages when a Language Interface Pack is installed
  • Improves SMB service and client reliability under certain stress … Continue Reading ››

Powershell Script to Determine Active User Count for Microsoft Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2007

A script that I came up with to determine the user load that is being placed on a particular Exchange server so that you can plot the days of the week and times of the day that are busiest. This Powershell Script can be used with GFI Max Remote Management or SpiceWorks to easily identify busy Exchange … Continue Reading ››

Automate the Microsoft Windows SBS 2011 Server Solutions Best Practices Scan

To be able to use the script you will need to have installed the Microsoft Baseline Configuration Analyzer 2.0 (MBCA) http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=16475 and the Windows Server Solutions Best Practices Analyzer 1.0 http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=15556 (Update to version 1.1 via Microsoft Update after manually installing 1.0) Now that we have all the pre-requisites installed we can focus on … Continue Reading ››

Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 – Running PSConfig to Update SharePoint Database after installing Service Packs and Hotfixes

If you read my last post you will already know how to check if Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 needs to have PSConfig run to complete the last step of patching SharePoint 2010. You will need to open an elevated "Command Prompt", this can be done by "right clicking" on the "Command Prompt" shortcut (Start … Continue Reading ››