Ransomware is one of the most dangerous mailware today.Every day i hear for infections of File Servers with Ransomware and IT to try find the source and prevent more damage in the enviroment.New types of Ransomware born every day and the protection it is very difficult task. Cases of ransomware infection were first seen in Russia between 2005 – 2006.
Powershell today is one of the most powerfull tool for IT Pro,System Admins for lot of tasks. One of tasks that has help me a lot is a quick reports that can export from my enviroment in CSV Files and use it to easy found what i want ot give it to my Manager for any kind of Review.
Today i will focus in Export any info from Active Directory like Computers , Users, Contacts and any attributes of them like Name, Operating System , emailaddresses and save it in Csv for further use.
So let's start
Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8.1 brings new set of Cmdlets to manage any Server or device that complies with CIM. Before months i wrote an article Use WMI with Powershell to Discover Monitor Information but new CmdLets like CIM is more powerfull and can use it instead of WMI. Also after publish the article related to WMI lot of users complaint that can get this info with better way which is the CIM.
Windows 10 offer a new feature that must write in my blog. Include in Windows 10 an Ubuntu based bash shell. This isn't a Linux software compile for Windows or a Virtual Machine like Cygwin. It's a feature of Windows that you can enable it anytime that you want. Base on the announcement in Windows Blog you can run <<Bash scripts, Linux command-line tools like sed, awk, grep, and you can even try Linux-first tools like Ruby, Git, Python, etc. directly on Windows>>.
Today use Virtualization Technologies for the Servers in the environment. Physical Servers aren't used anymore only as HOST for Virtual Servers or in case that you have a situation that allow only Physical Server and not supported by Virtual Server. In this case what is the Backup Startegy?
Configure Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2013 to enable Log files and save it in Share Location for every Deployment of Windows OS or Application for better and quick Troubleshooting of the errors.
Use Microsoft Deployment Toolkit to monitoring all the Deployments in the PC'S. Monitoring the Progress , Errors and Warnings without need to be in the Workstation or Laptop until finish.
This week i choose to talk about Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter (MVMC).
Use PowerShell to export and Import Virtual Machine from one to another HYPER-V Cost. Compare Virtual Machine and HYPER-V Host before importing to find any Incompatibilities and resove it.
Before almost a month i wrote an article for how can move virtual machine from one HYPR-V Host to another. I describe one of the way that can use to move virtual machine in another Host. Today i explain how can Export a Virtual Machine to import in another HYPER-V Host or use it as backup, archive, take it in your Lab.