Tag / PowerShell

By default the Active Directory related commands search for a best domain controller. This is great, but by default, I want them to make use of the closest one. And when I do bulk operations, I even want to do that on the server who have the PDC role. Some might find that useful as […]

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I use PowerShell Web Access a lot while commuting and traveling. That comes handy, because I don’t need a working VPN and with an App (comes free from Sapien) even triggering some long-running scripts from the iPad out of a Hotel room as no longer a pain. And it doesn’t use a lot of data. […]

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Public Domain

I’m a big fan of Munki (pronounced monkey, /ˈmʌŋki/, m ah nk ee, or Mung – KEY) an open-source project started by Walt Disney Animation Studios to deploy software and packages to Mac OS X and MacOS based clients. It is written mostly in Python, and it provides a nice way to enforce software installation […]

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Exchange Server

Microsoft Released Cumulative Update 6 (KB4012108) for Exchange 2016 today. This Cumulative Update contains the following: Sent Items Behavior Control (My Favorite Feature) Original Folder Item Recovery (Many waited for that a while now) Latest time zone updates (Matching the may 2017 updates) TLS 1.2 Exchange Support Update (I like that a lot!) Download: Exchange […]

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I want to transfer more and more logic away from Group Policies towards Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC). There are several reasons why i think that DSC is much better than my old (and complex) group policy constructs, but the main reason (at least for me): I can manage DSC clients that are domain […]

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