Hyper-V Cluster – Get Nodes Memory Usage

Why Similar as before (here) having information about your cluster nodes memory usage can be helpful. Especially when creating a bunch of new VMs. How I can get the information from Failover Cluster Manager (one node at a time): I can get it using Windows Admin Center or I can get it through PowerShell The … Continue reading Hyper-V Cluster – Get Nodes Memory Usage

Full CI/CD PowerShell Module with Plaster

Old Friends Long time ago I've created a little helper function to ease the creation of PowerShell modules (link). Since then I've learnt a lot of new stuff, but most importantly I've met Plaster (repo). I've decided to revisit the idea of scaffolding a PowerShell module with Plaster. New Friends I'm using this template for … Continue reading Full CI/CD PowerShell Module with Plaster

Hyper-V Cluster – Get CSV Usage

Why My daily tasks include maintaining a few Hyper-V Clusters (and other Failover Clusters). All of them are using CSV (Cluster Shared Volumes) - whether it's 2012R2 cluster with SAN or 2016 with S2D. While in the middle of something (moving VMs, load balancing resources, creating new ones) I need the information of current utilization … Continue reading Hyper-V Cluster – Get CSV Usage

Privileged Users in Active Directory

Intro " 'Privileged' accounts and groups in Active Directory are those to which powerful rights, privileges, and permissions are granted that allow them to perform nearly any action in Active Directory and on domain-joined systems." (from Appendix B: Privileged Accounts and Groups in Active Directory ). If you're managing an Active Directory domain, you'd better … Continue reading Privileged Users in Active Directory

Select-Object filtering

Select-Object simplified Just a quickie note. I needed to get some information about servers' computer objects from AD. Simple query with some properties: https://gist.github.com/mczerniawski/b8a3b7108a0007e4d0ef172b8eef40f6 What started simple soon became more… complicated: https://gist.github.com/mczerniawski/136b3430018f6003a01c13a88d450d35 Somewhere along the way I had to query this from multiple domains using different credentials and finally export it into csv. Every time … Continue reading Select-Object filtering