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Graceful Shut Down of vSphere Guests from UPS

Graceful Shut Down of vSphere Guests from UPS How to initiate graceful shut down of vsphere guests from UPS. This seems to be a frequently asked question in the VMWare forums and a Google of this subject will return a variety of possible solutions. Where this solution differs from most is it allows you to shutdown VM’s in […]

Scripting Exchange 2013 Installation and Configuration

Scripting Exchange 2013 Installation and Configuration Scripting Exchange 2013 Installation and Configuration lets you deploy Exchange 2013 quickly and with minimal interaction. The result is an Exchange 2013 server with a basic configuration able to send and receive emails.   The benefit of scripting the installation and basic configuration of Exchange 2013 is that it is […]

Create a spreadsheet showing members of a distribution group

Create a spreadsheet showing members of a distribution group A simple Exchange Management Shell (EMS) command to create a spreadsheet showing members of a distribution group. I have tried this using Active Directory shell as well but found the Exchange Management Shell worked out much better. Here is the command: get-distributiongroup -identity “yourdistributiongroupname” | get-distributiongroupmember […]

Server 2012 RDS / VDI find out which User Profile Disk (UPD) belongs to which user

Server 2012 RDS / VDI find out which User Profile Disk (UPD) belongs to which user Server 2012 introduces the User Profile Disk (UPD) in RDS and VDI environments as an alternative to roaming profile’s and folder redirection. Instead of folders held in a file share users profiles are stored on individual .vhdx files stored in […]