Scheduled Disk Defragmenter for multiple drives on Server 2008 R2

As you may know, the default Disk Defragmenter utility built into the Server 2008 interface allows you to schedule a task for defragmenting disks.  However, the catch is that you can only create one scheduled task item using this interface.  This would work fine if you have less than a few drives that are not

By |2016-11-01T23:26:28-06:00May 17th, 2016|Categories: General, Servers, Storage|Tags: , , |1 Comment

PowerShell – Free Trainings from Microsoft Virtual Academy

PowerShell - Free Trainings from Microsoft Virtual Academy Update: Getting Started with PowerShell 3.0 and Advanced Tools & Scripting with PowerShell 3.0 recorded videos are now available on Microsoft Virtual Academy. Links below. I get a lot of questions from my friends and coworkers about PowerShell ... "Hey FX, How can i get all the process that start

By |2016-05-17T13:22:20-06:00September 5th, 2013|Categories: Powershell, SysAdmin|Tags: , |0 Comments

SysAdmin Arsenal

I found these from another site:  http://www.lazywinadmin.com/p/links.html SYSADMIN ARSENAL SysAdmin Tools SYDI - Network Documentation made easy (VBS script) SYDI-Server v.2.3 Server is a tool for documenting Windows computers vCheck - is a PowerShell HTML framework script, the script is designed to run as a scheduled task before you get into the office to present you with key information

By |2016-11-01T23:26:30-06:00September 5th, 2013|Categories: SysAdmin|Tags: |0 Comments

Using Powershell to stop services on remote computers

$service = "Service-to-be-stopped" $computer = "computername-laptop" (Get-WmiObject -computerName $computer Win32_Service -Filter "Name='$service'").StopService() (Get-WmiObject -computerName $computer Win32_Service -Filter "Name='$service'").ChangeStartMode("Disabled") (Get-WmiObject -computerName $computer Win32_Service -Filter "Name='$service'")

By |2016-05-17T13:21:58-06:00September 4th, 2013|Categories: Powershell, SysAdmin|Tags: , |0 Comments
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