Monthly Archives: July 2013

Reviewing DNS logs with PowerShell

I recently helped out on a project where DNS services were being moved to different hosts with new IP addresses. After updating the DHCP scope options and static DNS configuration settings on all servers, the team turned on DNS logging … Continue reading

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Powering on a virtual machine from the command line

I recently made a post about powering on virtual machines in bulk using PowerCLI. That process worked well to power on VMs in vCenter, but what if you need to turn on vCenter? In some cases (lockdown mode, firewall rules, … Continue reading

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Quickly power on virtual machines with PowerCLI Get-View

I recently had a need to power on a lot of virtual machines in a specific order. I was given several text files each numbered with a startup sequence. At a specific time I would be given a number and … Continue reading

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