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Lab Automation

In my day job I often take customers through demos of our products, we have some pre-canned demos available to use as well as some demo environments but there are some gaps and we have to built our own or find other methods of showing off the products. Three products I talk about often are Azure...

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This script enables you to pull together the Name, Primary SMTP Address, Organizational Unit and Last Logon Time information.  This information can be useful if you are trying to find out which mailboxes are being used or not.  This script has been tested on Exchange 2013 only.

Get-Mailbox -Result...

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I was recently packaging up an application for SCCM and one of the pre-requisites of this application was that a Windows Update (.msu) had to be installed.

In order to package up this Windows Update and deploy it as an application I did the following:

  • To silently install the update I ran t...

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Was pondering how to trigger a event log entry on a server today at work in order to test SCOM monitoring, came across Powershell and the various commands that can be used for to do something like this. Found it quite interesting so thought it would be worth writing a wee post about it.

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I am currently running SCCM 2012 R1 CU3 (version 5.0.7958.1401) and was looking to add Powershell support to my Boot Images but was constantly coming up against an error message.

Let me walk you through the process, the error message and solution.

To add Powershell support to your Boot Image...

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How many users are stored in an Exchange Database?

In order to find out how many users are stored within an Exchange 2010 Database there is a very useful and simple Powershell Command you can run:

**Get-Mailbox | Group-Object -Property:Database | Select-Object name,count**

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