Do you need to know the last time a user logged on, or who created an AD account? As long as you have audit logging enabled, the data you are after is in the event logs of your domain controllers. The problem is, if you have more than one domain controller (you should) the record […]
As and Exchange Architect, I often get asked to report on who belongs to a particular distribution list. It is easy enough to open Outlook or ADUC and find the DL group and view the DL members. If your organization has Skype for Business you can also use it to view the membership of a […]
I was recently asked what tool would be best to report the number of items in, and the size of, every folder in a particular file share. As an IT Architect I have numerous tools at my disposal that would be able to acquire the data my business partner needed. A few lines of PowerShell […]
I love my Surface Go, I’ve written multiple articles about it. I also spend more time on the “Go” than I do any of my other computer systems. I rarely leave home without it. The only issue I have with tablet is that the graphics driver occasionally flakes out and looses the ability to control the […]
Did you know, if you set your pen enabled computer up correctly, you can use it without a keyboard and mouse?
After we push out updates to Windows desktops we will inevitably end up with some that will no longer go to sleep. Occasionally they will sleep but their monitors won’t turn off. When this happens to one or two systems it’s an annoyance. If it happens to a lot of them, there can be a […]
WSUS is usually pretty straight forward. Install the service on a server and configure a GPO to point your server’s and workstation’s Windows Update clients at it. I like to use Server Side targeting and a series of scripts to get the most flexibility from it. Every once in a while you’ll end up with […]