Managing the VMware datastore with PowerCLI (PowerShell)

In a VMware vSphere environment, a datastore is the basic building block for storage. You can use a few different...

Restart multiple computers with the PowerShell PCSVDevice module

To restart multiple computers with PowerShell and without relying on functionality of the remote operating system, you can use the...

Remotely migrate user data with USMT and PowerShell

USMT has been a staple for system administrators for years and has greatly reduced the time to migrate data between...

Deploy VMware VMs with PowerCLI and MDT

If you are managing Windows servers, chances are you have a mix of physical and virtual servers in your data...

My self interview

I’ve always wanted to be interviewed, and since I am not even close to being famous there is only one...

Journey into Windows 10 in-place upgrade troubleshooting hell

Like many others organizations, mine is in the process of deploying Windows 10. Any new machine is now Windows 10,...

Monitoring Windows services with PowerShell

Monitoring your infrastructure is an extremely important aspect of managing your systems. If services go down, IT needs to find...

I am an introvert.

There I said it. Unless you are one of us, it is a derogatory term, I know. When extroverts think...

Creating PowerShell Core scripts on Linux

Now that PowerShell is available on various Linux distributions (such as CentOS, Red Hat, and Ubuntu), it is natural for...

A day in the life of a thirtysomething Sysadmin

I am not sure about you, but I sometimes wonder what other peoples lives are like day-to-day. I thought I...