Fun with PXE, redux.

You may recall that I’m serving up not only Windows Deployment Services capture and deploy but also Acronis recovery media over PXE. Well, now I’m also serving up Windows Defender Offline. When chosen from the PXE boot menu, it boots into Windows PE,...

Fun with PXE

At one of my previous positions, I was in charge of the PXE server.  I like PXE, so I set up a PXE server here, too. It was a lot easier at my current place of employment, because I had access to the routers and the DHCP server.  It ended up being a straightforward...

Fun with Exchange Management Shell

I’m really digging the Exchange Management Shell.  It’s FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! Okay, maybe not the whole family.  😉 Short example:  someone wanted to know if I could tell them how many emails someone sent in a specific time period.  Short answer:...

Your Halloween Scare

South Carolina Department of Revenue hacked: South Carolina state officials announced Friday evening that the social security numbers of some 3.6 million state residents and 387,000 credit and debit card numbers were exposed in a data breach. The SSNs were stored...

Seekrit Message to a Friend

You didn’t get this from me.  You downloaded it off the internet. In fact, why don’t I turn that bunch of scripts into a series of jobs and give it to you as one big lump?  (Download.) How to use: Load file into SQL Server Management Studio. Replace all...

Happy Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day!  Plant is going to hold their annual George Forman Memorial Cookout in your server room this weekend.  Tom Limoncelli explains why here. When your pager goes off and you call them to tell them the AC failed again this year, tell them the least they...

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