Category: Powershell

Powershell

A bit like Lego – MS Nano Server Build Tool

Hey People, Its grumpy admin here! OMG – so tired, lots of things have been happening and going on in my world – My CISSP endorsement came through, so now apparently I’m a cyber-security professional… never mind… it feels good to be part of club! ha ha ha not really, we all know it’s a HRFirewall bypass qualification really, but… Read more →

Nano Nano Join Domain you will!

Good News, UPDATED: check https://hazzy.techanarchy.net/nano/file-copy-session-improvements/ for a better method of sending the nano01 djoin file to the nano server! 🙂 Grumpy Admin passed his CISSP exam, bad news, I have to wait to see if I get endorsed and welcome to become a CISSP! Fingers crossed, or my boss won’t be too happy! Now back to the real world of being… Read more →

PowerShell GPO Transex….transcripts!

I love PowerShell – I have a blog about PowerShell!  I not been doing much cause of different projects and things in life drawing me away for a couple of month! So once again sorry about the Gap, but my Daughter Ava is worth it! I got asked a question today, which lead me right to my PowerShell prompt! “Grumpy… Read more →

Win 10 Notification Toasting for your daily bread!

Grumpy Admin here, is it the weekend yet? I wish… Over the last few days I’ve been doing some work for a mate. Nothing exciting but it has been keeping me out of trouble and away from doing actual work! Cause doing what I’m paid to do just isn’t the British way of working! The plus side of doing a… Read more →

$Env:headache

Grumpy Admin here – with a sore head from banging the desk too much I might add! First I strongly admire that PowerShell is making inroads here in the office, and is slowly becoming used more and more :). It is the future, we been saying it, I been laughed at and slowly they are coming around to my PowerShell… Read more →

A big hi 5.0 to Powershell

It’s has been a little while since I have blogged – Not only has it been bugging me and making me Grumpy, it been bugging my girlfriend as I keep saying “I wanna blog…. instead of looking after the kids etc”…. Well I guess it is a good thing that Grumpy Admin has been busy as it means, Grumpy Admin… Read more →

Select * from … wait… i’m not a dba!

Doesn’t it make you grumpy when you sat in front of terminal and there someone asks you what a certain acronym in IT is… for example… Grumpy Admin what does SCSI actually mean…. I am actually quite a bit of a geek when it comes to IT acronyms and I normally fire off a reply with such authority that they… Read more →

The Windows Activation Rain Coat (MAK)

Grumpy Admin here – With another exciting tip – Today I was asked a very interesting question – I thought I would share it with you guys. I was asked – “How many activations does a particular Windows MAK key have available”. This was something I was able to instantly say – Yes I know a way of doing that,… Read more →

There is a cmdlet for that!

Grumpy Admin here – been in work 20 mins, half a cup of coffee and I nearly throw it over someone when I saw what they were trying to do… It bad form, and perhaps a bit rude but with only a few mouthfuls of coffee I had to interrupt and educate this guy! They wanted to get a list… Read more →

Windows Reliability – Yeah Right…

Morning, Grumpy Admin here – Yesterday I took a break from my boring documentation and other project work – Hence not many blog posts as well I have to actual earn a living, blogging doesn’t really pay the bills as much as I enjoy sharing with you guys. Well I decided to take a break when I was asked a… Read more →