The Surly Admin

Father, husband, IT Pro, cancer survivor

New Version: Simple Server Status

Had someone at Spiceworks ask a question about a script they were trying to use so I asked them to post the relevant code and, lo and behold, it was my Simple Server Status script!  He was having a problem with authentication because the ID he was running the script under didn’t have rights and he needed to run the script with his domain level credentials.  Never got an answer as to why he couldn’t just run the script with those credentials, but modifying the script to use alternative credentials should be easy enough.  Of course, it never is.

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May 7, 2013 Posted by | PowerShell | , , | 3 Comments

Report All Snapshots in Your VMware Environment

One of the fallouts of the outage I had this week (Read Here) was that my backups for that night were stopped. Since Veeam creates snapshots to do it’s backups those snapshots were left on the server. The next night another backup came in and created another snapshot, and the very next day…

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March 18, 2013 Posted by | PowerShell | , , , , , | 18 Comments