Create Managed Service Accounts using a Gui

For those who are wanting to create Managed Service Accounts (MSA), I have found a tool from that allows you to manage and create MSA's. See TechNet for further information on MSA's  

Connect to Office 365 Exchange Online from PowerShell

Please see the new improved way .....>>>   Just a quick post on how to connect to Office365 Microsoft Exchange online: Download and install PowerShell for office 365 Windows Azure Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell (64-bit version) Windows Azure Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell (32-bit version)  Open Azure PowerShell: $Cred = Get-Credential... Continue Reading →

RDS 2012 – RD Licensing Role

Adding RD Licensing Role to RDS Deployment. Right Click on RD Licensing and add server Select the servers you wish to be licensing servers Once you are happy Click Add. Configure Licensing per Device or per Cal : Please see the following link for more information The PowerShell Way set-rdlicenseconfiguration -LicenseServer RDS1.test.Local -Mode PerUser -ConnectionBroker RDS1.test.Local... Continue Reading →

Deploying RD Connection Broker High Availability in Windows Server 2012

Prerequisite Configuration Create a folder on the root directory of the SQL Server ("DB_path") "if a local path is used" (on the SQL Server). Ensure that all RDS servers are added to the Server pool. Before deploying a RD Connection broker HA configuration, Please see the following post: Troubles with Removing RD Connection Broker High Availability RDCB... Continue Reading →

How to assign a RDWorkspace Name in RDS 2012

To change the RD Workspace name you need to run the following PowerShell Cmds. Import RDS PowerShell Module: Import-module RemoteDesktop Set the RDWorkspace name: Set-RDWorkspace -Name "<Name you would like>" Example: Set-RDWorkspace -Name "Ryan Mangan" Check RDWorkspace name: Get-Workspace -ConnectionBroker <Server FQDN>

VMware Host Cluster VM memory balancing script implementation

I recently found a replacement DRS script using PowerCLI from Scott Warren's Blog I wanted to run this as a daily task to ensure that my standard edition ESX cluster was load balanced. Firstly I needed to create the folders on the Vcenter server to store the scripts and log files. In the root directory C: I created two folders VMware... Continue Reading →

Powershell ISE missing when conducting an in place upgrade.

I have found that when carry conducting an in place upgrade from Server 2008 R2 to Server 2012, the powershell ISE is not installed. To install this you will need to enter the following cmds. Open Powershell: Import-Module ServerManager Add-WindowsFeature PowerShell-ISE

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