How to Compress & Extract ZIP Archive Using PowerShell

Posted on March 9, 2016 · Posted in Powershell
Extract ZIP files using PoSh

Usually to create archives automatically, I use 7zip. This tool is free, convenient and has a command line interface, which allows to use it in scripts. However, it is not always possible to install a third-party software on a server, so, if necessary, ZIP archives can be created using the.. read more

VMware Converter: Synchronize changes when perfoming P2V or V2V

Posted on February 25, 2016 · Posted in VMWare
sync running

VMware vCenter Converter Standalone is a great free utility to convert a physical system into a virtual one (P2V) or one virtual system into another (V2V). Starting from VMware Converter 5.0, this system supports the feature to synchronize changes between the original system and the virtual machine-copy located on the.. read more

Viewing WindowsUpdate.log in Windows 10

Posted on February 17, 2016 · Posted in Windows 10
missing %windir%\WindowsUpdate.log in windows 10

In Windows 10 the developers decided to get rid of the usual text format of Windows Update agent (WindowsUpdate.log) in favor of the event log service logging in the format of Event Tracing for Windows (ETW). With such an action, the developers planned to increase the performance of the logging.. read more

Microsoft Exchange Server 2016: What’s New

Posted on February 15, 2016 · Posted in Exchange
ms exchange server 2016 what's new

In the second half of 2015, Microsoft released a new mail server version under a familiar name – Microsoft Exchange Server 2016. The list of changes proved to be quite short which puzzled the specialists who know the history of the product. If you omit the new year in the.. read more

Configure KMS server for MS Office 2016 Volume Activation

Posted on February 11, 2016 · Posted in MS Office
Office 16, VOLUME_KMS_channel

Due to the release of the final RTM version of Microsoft Office 2016, corporate clients can migrate to a new Office platform. In this article we’ll deal with the peculiarities of MS Office 2016 activation on a corporate KMS server (FAQ about Key Management Service). It is supposed that we.. read more

Export Exchange Global Address List (GAL) to CSV

Posted on February 9, 2016 · Posted in Exchange
Import Exchange GAL to Microsoft Access

Let’s consider some ways of exporting the Exchange Global Address List (GAL) to a text CSV file. In this format, the contact list from the corporate address book can be transferred and imported into the contacts of third-party email clients or online email services.

How to Deploy Certificate by using Group Policy

Posted on February 5, 2016 · Posted in Group Policies
export exchange certificate

Let’s consider the peculiarities of centralized certificate deploying on the domain computers and adding them to Trusted Root Certification Authorities using Group Policy. In our case, we’ll install the self-signed Exchange certificate on client computers.

Copying Large Files Using BITS and PowerShell

Posted on February 3, 2016 · Posted in Powershell
recursively download folder using bits and powershell

As a rule, in local (and global) networks files are transferred between the systems using SMB, FTP or HTTP protocols. The problem of all these protocols is some troubles with resuming the download of the large files, which can become even worse if the channel is slow or unstable. Moreover,.. read more

Enable Built-in Administrator account in Windows 10

Posted on December 29, 2015 · Posted in Windows 10
set administrator password

As you know, during Windows 10 installation the system prompts creating a user account and gives local administrator privileges to this account. However, during the installation another built-in (hidden) administrator account is created, which is disabled for security reasons. In this article we’ll tell about the built-in Windows 10 administrator.. read more

How to Hide Users from Exchange Distribution Group

Posted on December 24, 2015 · Posted in Exchange

By default, Outlook and OWA users can view the list of members of the Distribution Group in Exchange. In Microsoft Exchange 2003 it was possible to hide users from any distribution group directly in ADUC console by finding the necessary Distribution Group and selecting Exchange Tasks ->Hide Membership in the.. read more