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Weekend Scripter: Create an HTML Server Report with PowerShell

Summary: Guest blogger, Matthew Kerfoot, talks about using Windows PowerShell to create an HTML server report. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I would like to welcome a new guest blogger, Matthew Kerfoot… I'm a Windows PowerShell enthusiast with strong interests in automating systems administration. I write a blog ...

Weekend Scripter: Color-Coded Uptime Report

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows a script that produces red for down and green for up. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Well, I have been playing around with this script off and on all week. Last night, my old high school friend John called to discuss plans for our upcoming Kentucky trip – I am teaching a ...

Use PowerShell to Create a Color Server Uptime Report

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to create a color HTML server uptime report.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I hope you do not mind me writing to you—I have a rather unusual request. I like the server uptime report that you created the other day, but when I showed it to my boss, all he said was...

Use PowerShell to Create a Report Displaying Free Disk Space

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to create a report that displays free disk space on servers.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I know it may be hard to believe in today’s era of multiterabyte disks on laptops, but our servers are constantly running out of disk space. Part of the problem is that ...

Use PowerShell to Create an HTML Uptime Report

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to create and display an HTML server uptime report.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I have a rather unusual request. I need to create a server uptime report at work. But my boss wants me to create the report in HTML so the page can display on one of our intranet ...

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