Category Archives: Windows Server 1709

Get Active Hours

Windows 10 and Server 2016 (and later) have the concept of active hours. These are the hours you define as working hours in effect. This is how you get active hours for a system $sb = {   param([string]$computerName)      $ahs … Continue reading

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Windows update module

A Windows Update module is available on Windows versions 1709 and later. This includes Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, Windows Server 1709 and Windows Insider previews (Server and Client) post the 1709 release. The module supplies the following cmdlets Get-WUAVersion … Continue reading

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Cannot verify the file SHA256 when installing package

I’m doing some work requiring containers and decided to use Server 1709 as it has some significant changes when compared to Server 2016. The documentation – – just gives options for Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server Insider Preview. … Continue reading

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Windows update change in Server 1709

When Windows Server 2016 was introduced a very nice CIM class was provided to work with Windows Updates. If you wanted to scan for available updates you could do something like this: $ci = New-CimInstance -Namespace root/Microsoft/Windows/WindowsUpdate -ClassName MSFT_WUOperationsSession $result … Continue reading

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