Automating MEMCM install part 1 – ISO expansion

As part of a Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager (MEMCM) after the CD / DVD ISO is downloaded from the Licensing site or Demo site the ISO needs to be expanded and the prerequisites need to be downloaded. Instead of manually mounting the ISO and copying the contents from the mounted drive, then executing the … Continue reading Automating MEMCM install part 1 – ISO expansion

Deallocate Azure VMs automatically and save money

Stopped vs Deallocated As you might already know an Azure Virtual Machines that are simply Stopped and not Deallocated still cost you money. Virtual Machines that have the status "VM Stopped" will occur in CPU and Memory allocation charges. This post helps you implement a PS Script to run on a schedule in a Runbook … Continue reading Deallocate Azure VMs automatically and save money

Re-mapping large number of printers with PowerShell

Recently, one of our bigger clients had request to migrate from old to new Print servers. This task also involved re-mapping printers on user side. So far the printers had been mapped manually and in the company with 10000+ users and over 1000 print queues spread over 3 Print servers this would be very difficult … Continue reading Re-mapping large number of printers with PowerShell

PowerShell: Active Directory Cleanup – Part 1 – Duplicate Computers

Introduction Hello World, Scott Williamson Senior Premier Field Engineer here. As a PFE, I frequently work with customers who ask how to cleanup Active Directory of old objects and data. To assist them in automating cleanup I have written several PowerShell scripts, functions, and workflows that I want to share in this blog series. Duplicate … Continue reading PowerShell: Active Directory Cleanup – Part 1 – Duplicate Computers

Offline installation of OpenSSH Server on Windows Server 2019

Windows Server 2019 has a lot of additional capabilities that can be added. Those features are easily added with the Add-WindowsCapability PowerShell cmdlet. When adding a capability it pulls from either the Internet or a WSUS server. Sometimes the capability needs to be added in an offline environment where there is no Internet and the … Continue reading Offline installation of OpenSSH Server on Windows Server 2019