If your environment is anything like mine, you are noticing that your physical server footprint is decreasing while your virtual server footprint is increasing. This is a good sign your org is at least moving in the right direction with maximizing resources by virtualizing workloads, applications, and infrastructure. The one... [Read More]
AD Onboarding Script for Single Account Creation
A great way to get started into the deep, dark rabbit hole that is AD scripting/automation!'
I know, I know… [Read More]
Bulk Change Home Drive Path in Active Directory
A quick and easy way to update the home drive paths for multiple users.
This will be a quick walk-through but will also make quick work should you need to do something similar with this process! We recently went through an Active Directory migration and in the process, our local DFS infrastructure became inconsistent. Any shares residing in the DFS namespace were becoming unstable... [Read More]
Migrate IIS and Manage it Remotely
Manage multiple IIS servers from your Windows 10 PC.
Not too long ago, I was tasked with migrating a legacy IIS 6.0 instance in order to retire a Windows Server 2003 VM. This old, crusty web server is riddled with mostly ASP Classic pages that the company never pulled the trigger on either retiring or rebuilding in a newer... [Read More]
PowerShell: Change Shortcut Target
A PowerShell script to change the target of a .url/.lnk file on multiple PCs.
Recently, as a part of retiring legacy Windows Server OS(s), I had to find a quick and dirty way to change the target location for a certain file in the Public desktop folder on all the machines in my environment. Yes, I know…any shortcuts should be deployed via Group Policy…I... [Read More]