Windows Networking

Are domain controllers using correct DNS settings?

Domain controllers must be configured to use correct DNS settings or Active Directory will not work. This PowerShell script will…

4 weeks ago

New System Center 2019 focuses on datacenters, security, hybrid cloud

The brand-new Microsoft System Center 2019 allows users to deploy and manage Windows Server 2019 and is perfect for those…

1 month ago

Microsoft Windows Admin Center: A work in progress

Windows Admin Center, Microsoft’s “single pane of glass” for managing Windows servers, has a lot going for it. It still…

1 month ago

PowerShell Core vs. PowerShell: What are the differences?

PowerShell has been a go-to program for admins and advanced Windows users for years. But now Microsoft is promoting PowerShell…

1 month ago

Using PowerShell to check domain controllers’ uptime

It is necessary to check if domain controllers were rebooted to avoid security risks as patching them means a reboot.…

1 month ago

Are your GPOs applying? Use this PowerShell script to find out

Checking whether your GPOS are all applying can be a time-consuming task. Fortunately, this handy PowerShell script will do the…

1 month ago

Tee-Object cmdlet: Powerful PowerShell tool for redirecting output

The Tee-Object cmdlet can make it easier to write complex PowerShell scripts. Here are some step-by-step examples to get you…

1 month ago

Servicing the Windows servicing stack: Welcome to the nightmare

Keeping the servicing stack updated is crucial for the security of your Windows-based infrastructure. Unfortunately, it's also becoming more of…

2 months ago

Troubleshoot WSUS Server connectivity problems with this free tool

Microsoft’s WSUS Server provides a useful service by centralizing patch management. But it can be glitchy. Fortunately, a free diagnostic…

2 months ago

Creating PowerShell functions that support common parameters

Unlike native cmdlets, PowerShell functions do not normally support common parameters. But you can extend common parameter support to functions.…

2 months ago