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Tag: Windows PowerShell

Checking and changing the source time server on a VM or host has never been easier than running a simple command to change it. Many times, VM’s and hosts lose time and you end up with Services like Exchange or domain controllers out of sync and then stuff stops working. To firstly check where your […]

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RSS abbreviated for Receive Side Scaling has value by being enabled on a Server as it betters performance. By Default, RSS is enabled on Server 2016 and 2019 but cannot be enabled on Windows Server 2008 R2 or below. On Server 2012 or R2 you can enable it using a simple PowerShell command. First you […]

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In PowerShell, you are able to disable IPv6 on a Server using a single command as follows: reg add hklm\system\currentcontrolset\services\tcpip6\parameters /v DisabledComponents /t REG_DWORD /d 0xFF /f Now you can take this a step further and also disable IPv6 tunneling as well and will explain why shortly: Get-NetAdapterBinding -ComponentID “ms_tcpip6” | disable-NetAdapterBinding -ComponentID “ms_tcpip6” –PassThru […]

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On a Hyper-V host, you can run a command to check the replica but you can format the data in multiple ways based on what you want to see. For example, you can run the following command below to view the replicas on a host: Get-VMReplication The command above pretty much gives you quite a […]

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As an Admin you can restrict access to PowerShell and what can run. With a simple command you can view the execution policy set on a server: Get-ExecutionPolicy As shown above, it is set to unrestricted on this server. To change it to restricted as an example you can run the following command in PowerShell: […]

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With Malware getting smarter each time and out running the Anti-Virus and embedding itself in the Operating System that it thinks its Legit, there is a way to remove it when it writes an encrypted entry or multiple entries to the WMI database. To remove it you will need to run the following set of […]

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