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]
A tool that started out as a Windows patching solution that does WAY more than that!
A few years ago, I started with a Google search for something that could help me patch my critical servers rather than manually patching them one by one on the weekends, thus eliminating any kind of social life on said weekend. I have a life to live, ya know…and I’d... [Read More]
Create Scheduled Tasks
Create a scheduled task to run PowerShell script via GUI or with PowerShell.
In my environment we have a good number of scheduled tasks that run on various Windows servers. Don’t ask me what they do, that’s for the dev team to know and for me to setup! I try my best to push using PowerShell and it is starting to gain adoption,... [Read More]