Hello all, I am sure I am not the only one that has been working on something only to get weird error messages about access denied, only to realize that my password had expired.
I recently had users begin reporting issues where their citrix session printers were not being presented. The ultimate problem was that on the server, out of site of the user, an error 0x00000002 was being issued. Error 0x00000002
Here is a script you can use to check if a set of systems have some software installed, or list all applications installed on a set of servers. Copy the below, paste in a .ps1 file. The instructions are in the script.
When you want to determine the last time a system rebooted, it can be a real pain. You can remote to the server and check the sysinfo utility, or you can peruse the logs and make the determination. But if you just want to get the last boot time, you can use this little powershell … Continue reading Get Last Boot Time of a Server
This powershell script lists information about when a user was added to a given group. Download
Today when I logged into my pc, I was greeted with an email from the Information Security group telling me that they were notified that I attempted to unlock a users account.
I recently added a user to the local administrators group on a server, a while later I received an email asking who was added. The only problem was that the auditor only had the Session Identifier (SID) instead of the users samaccountname. So I went to work and came up with the following to determine … Continue reading Get User Id from Session ID (SID)
MS-DOS (Microsoft Disk Operating System) is a single-user, single-tasking computer operating system that uses a command line interface. In spite of its very small size and relative simplicity, it is one of the most successful operating systems that has been developed to date. Built-in Windows PowerShell commands, called cmdlets, let you manage the computers in … Continue reading Disk Operating System (DOS)