Tag: PowerShell

How to drag shortcuts into Administrator Prompt

How to drag shortcuts into Administrator Prompt

If you normally have programs running in an elevated state (by using Run As Administrator), you can't drag and drop files from explorer into it. ... Read More

Quick Robocopy switch refresher & Defender Speed tip!

Quick Robocopy switch refresher & Defender Speed tip!

This week, I was doing some file server migrations and needed to look up some RoboCopy switches to get the data over quickly. Here's a ... Read More

Windows Defender Hidden Settings Control Utility

Windows Defender Hidden Settings Control Utility

Here is a great new utility by Jacques Bensimon. If you’re among those who rely (as I do) on Windows Defender for anti-malware protection, even ... Read More

How to enable 365 day Data Retention in Citrix Director

How to enable 365 day Data Retention in Citrix Director

Here is a fantastic post from our friend Aaron Silber. Citrix EdgeSight is a tidal wave of information related to your Citrix environment.  As long ... Read More

VMware PowerCLI – Quick query to list VMs restarted in an HA event

VMware PowerCLI – Quick query to list VMs restarted in an HA event

I don’t practice my PowerShell scripting nearly enough day to day for it to really stick so when I see/use these quick little one-liners that ... Read More

Using PowerShell to log into VMware vSphere Web Client

Using PowerShell to log into VMware vSphere Web Client

If you are running VMware vSphere 6.5 or above, you have been forced to adopt the web client for your administration of vSphere.  The full ... Read More

Data Collection from Acropolis on Nutanix

Data Collection from Acropolis on Nutanix

** Be sure to read to the end to heed the warning regarding Licensing Info collection ** As a consultant, I am often tasked with ... Read More

How to Upgrade VMware UAG 3.3 to 3.4 (Universal Access Gateway)

How to Upgrade VMware UAG 3.3 to 3.4 (Universal Access Gateway)

VMware released the new Universal Access Gateway (UAG) 3.4 a while ago (What’s New) and I finally got a chance to upgrade my 3.3 appliance ... Read More

Adobe Flash, I HATE you.

Adobe Flash, I HATE you.

One of the more frustrating things with vSphere these days is dealing with this flash client.  As a consultant, I am continually working with different ... Read More

Citrix Synergy 2017 recap

Citrix Synergy 2017 recap

So how do you get people around the world jazzed about your particular brand of nuts and bolts software?  If you are Citrix,  you rent ... Read More