PowerShell for Windows Admins:

Windows 2012


September 7, 2014  5:42 AM

Authorising a DHCP server and creating a scope

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
DHCP, Windows 2012

I recently re-built my test lab and now need to authorise the DHCP server. You can test the DHCP server: £> Get-DhcpServerSetting IsDomainJoined            : True IsAuthorized              : False DynamicBootp              :...

July 14, 2014  11:41 AM

Formatting disks – – the new way

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Windows 2012

Last time I showed how to format disks using the Win32_Volume CIM class. If you need to perform this activity on a Windows Server 2012/Windows 8 or later system you can use a couple of cmdlets from the Storage module Get-Volume | where DriveLetter -ne 'C' | Format-Volume -FileSystem NTFS...


June 2, 2014  10:53 AM

Unavailable modules

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Windows 2012

Another question on the powershell.org forum centred on modules not available on down level versions of Windows – in this case the SmbShare module. A large number of modules were introduced with Windows server 2012 (many are also available on Windows 8). Over 60% of this new functionality is...


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