The Surly Admin

Father, husband, IT Pro, cancer survivor

SQL Backups Report

This is a simple report to tell you the status of your SQL Server backups.

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June 8, 2015 Posted by | MS SQL, PowerShell | , | 11 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

Spiceworks Reporting and Powershell

The Spiceworks reporting engine is pretty good, and the web interface they developed for it will meet a lot of your needs.  And with the ability to share  your reports with others there are literally thousands of reports out there for you to choose from.  Then they introduced SQL based reporting and really opened up what you could do.  But wouldn’t it be nice to bring that data into Powershell?  Read on to see how you can do this.

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February 4, 2013 Posted by | PowerShell | , , , | 3 Comments

Get File Counts and Size for All Extensions

Inspired from this script, I decided to expand on it and have Powershell get all of the extensions and report on everything.  I also decided to pretty up the report using some HTML.  Read on for this quick hit!

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November 26, 2012 Posted by | PowerShell | , | 2 Comments