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Use PowerShell to Configure Static IP and DNS Settings

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to set the static IP and DNS addresses on a server. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the really cool things about computers is that you never get bored. At least for me this is true. For example, I have a server that has been running Exchange ...

Use PowerShell to Test Connectivity on Remote Servers

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy talks about using Windows PowerShell to test connectivity after a network configuration change. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It seems that there are always good news/bad news types of scenarios. After months of trying to obtain faster Internet connectivity at the house, I finally found a source ...

Configure a Network Adapter to Wake a Computer Via PowerShell

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to configure a remote computer's network adapter to wake the computer.   Hey, Scripting Guy! At work, we have been trying to get our automation solution put into place. One problem is that on many of the computers, the network adapter is not configured to allow it to wake up the machine. This ...

Use PowerShell to Find Logon Sessions

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to discover logon session information for remote computers. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. This week we will have one guest blogger for the entire week. Sean Kearney has written a series of blog posts about Windows PowerShell and the Legacy. I am not going to be redundant by reposting his...

Use the PowerShell DHCP Module to Simplify DHCP Management

Summary: Learn about using a free Windows PowerShell module to simplify working with DHCP.   Hey, Scripting Guy! I would like to know how to use Windows PowerShell to work with Microsoft DHCP servers. Can this be done? —EJ   Hello EJ, Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. It is Valentine's Day for some people, and for ...

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