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Tag: Scripting

Preparing for Azure AD Connect – Fix Active Directory objects with idFix

Preparing for Azure AD Connect – Fix Active Directory objects with idFix I have been working on various projects, where by getting so much to learn. Currently the project I am working on is Azure AD integration. Due to the limitation of what can be synced to AD in cloud, only way synchronization is allowed. …

Windows OS and Hardware Information using Powershell

Getting information about Windows OS and it’s hardware is crucial for System Administrator’s today. But main question is how to collect it. Lot of companies have software like SCCM, SCOM and other tools to obtain this information. When it comes to grabbing information from various servers and analyzing it at same time, nothing beats PowerShell. …

Installing System Center 2016 Operations Manager Step by Step – Part 2

Part 2 – SQL 2016 Installation So far we know what the requirements are and have downloaded all installation media. There are two ways you can install the SQL Server, one using command line with configuration file or manually using GUI. Keep in mind that SQL Server Management Tools are installed separate and are not …

SOE – Windows Customization – Top 10 things using Powershell

SOE – Windows Desktop or Server Customization – Top 10 things to do using Powershell  Overview: Building a new server can be challenging, especially if you are looking to fully automate your installations. It not only helps you save time doing basic system admin tasks but also helps you maintain certain standards. Think of building …

Get SCOM Agents Greyed out, Uninitialized or Monitored State using Powershell

This Powershell Script gets All the agents for SCOM Instance, Display the results and Export to CSV if required. Requirements: System Center Operations Manager Tested Environment: System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager, System Center Operations Manager 2007 & 2007 R2, Powershell Version 3.0 & 4.0 NOTE: Script is designed to run only on SCOM Management Server.  …

Test Open LDAP Connectivity with Powershell

WHAT: I have been asked to write a script in Powershell which test the connectivity to an OpenLDAP Server with minimum rights. Only rights the user will have is to connect to the LDAP Server, no search or other permissions are granted. HOW: As I highly believe in automation and script whatever I can and needs …

My First blog post

This is my first ever post. I have been thinking what to write and what not to write. There are many thoughts that I could write an opinion or How To. Finally, I decided one something which I think is best in my case. I am going to tell my readers what why I started …