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Capacity Planning part 2

My capacity planning mini series on the Scripting Guy blog continues with the second part – dealing with storing data in SQL Server –  available today http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2013/11/11/the-admin-s-first-steps-capacity-planning-part-2.aspx I’ll repeat the URL for the first part for reference http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2013/11/04/the-admin-s-first-steps-capacity-planning.aspx

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Travelling devices

Disclaimer: The following is based on my personal experiences and needs that may well not match yours. Feel free to disagree with my conclusions. I offer my insights to help others decide on the devices that suit them.   I’ve … Continue reading

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Converting group scope–to Universal

We’ve seen how to create the different group type – but we may create a group as a global group and need to change it to a another. This isn’t a free range change process: Universal and Domain Local can … Continue reading

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Remove password never expires setting

The final look at the password never expires setting is to see how we can remove it $ou = “OU=England,DC=Manticore,DC=org” “`nMicrosoft” $name = “UserA” Get-ADUser -Identity $name | Set-ADUser -PasswordNeverExpires:$false “`nAD provider” $name = “UserB” $dn = “cn=$name,$ou” $flag = … Continue reading

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 100,000 times in 2011. If it were an exhibit at … Continue reading

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Half Price PowerShell books

Check http://www.manning .com for a half price deal on PoweShell books: PowerShell in Practice PowerShell and WMI PowerShell in Action Learn PowerShell in a month of lunches Hurry. Today only!

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Thunderbirds

Do you remember the brilliant shows produced by Gerry Anderson: Thunderbirds Stingray Captain Scarlet Fireball XL5 Supercar   And even the not so brilliant Joe 90. The Post Office (UK) is producing a set of stamps to commemorate the shows.  … Continue reading

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