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Use PowerShell 3.0 to Clear the Client DNS Cache on Workstations

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell 3.0 to clear the client DNS cache on workstations. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the things I love about Windows PowerShell 3.0 in Windows 8 is the number of cmdlets available. These cmdlets make it possible to perform literally hundreds of ...

Use PowerShell to Troubleshoot Active Directory Integrated DNS

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about troubleshooting the status of Active Directory integrated DNS servers. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The first ever PowerShell Saturday that was held in Columbus, Ohio was a tremendous success. It was really great to see people who I had literally not seen for five or six ...

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 ...

Weekend Scripter: Use a Free PowerShell Module to Ease DNS Administration

  Summary: Learn how to use a free Windows PowerShell module to ease administration of Windows DNS.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. I have been talking to Chris Dent for several months now, and I finally convinced him to write a guest blog for me. Guest blogger, Chris Dent, is with us today. Chris works as a systems and ...

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