Archive for the ‘Powershell’ Category

Powershell Script to Email a Disk Usage Report

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

I use a couple of different technologies to store large quantites of data on my “server” at home, namely Storage Pools combined with Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2012 R2. Up to a couple of weeks ago it was working great but I’ve started to notice oddities which couldn’t really be explained…

So I decided to script up a quick report and then schedule it to email me. This is how I did it.

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Setting up Powershell Remoting (Server 2012 R2)….

Monday, December 9th, 2013

powershell_icon_thumb2….bit of an experiment this one. I wanted to set up a Windows Server 2012 R2 instance, not hooked up to Active Directory (so just in a workgroup), with a self signed certificate (mainly because I couldn’t be bothered to setup a full certificate chain).

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Powershell nuggets

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Just to prove I’m not just an Apple fanboy, here are some great videos for learning Microsoft’s Powershell scripting language. Search YouTube for concentratedDon and gotcha Powershell.

Or follow the link

I’ll be adding that to my list of things to read and watch.

Thanks to Scriptimus for that one.