Category: Other

  • Merry Christmas!

    Hello everyone, Thanks for your fantastic support and feedback this year, I really do appreciate it. I just wanted to say Merry Christmas and have a Happy and Safe New Year! I’ll take a very short break and I’ll see you early next year with some great new SCOM Posts and Training Videos! – Tim […]

  • List all Management Packs in SCOM 2016

    If you’d like to see a list of Management Packs you have installed on SCOM 2016 you have a few options. Use the Operations Console In SCOM 2016 the Management Pack list can be found under “Administration” then “Installed Management Packs” and you’ll see all of the Management Packs you have installed.

  • Finding the Public IP Address for a Server using NSLookup

    I was chatting to a colleague today (in the elevator of all places) and he was talking about using various websites to find your external IP Address but he wanted to know if there was a command line alternative or something in PowerShell. Given the fact that we spent less than a minute in the […]

  • Running 2 commands on a windows cmd line

    A friend over Facebook messaged me today and asked “how can I run two commands on the same line?”…specifically, the question was how can I stop a service and start a service on the one single command line? And no…not using Windows PowerShell!!! Well, yes it’s possible to do this on the command line, although it’s […]

  • Control-Alt-Delete in an RDP Session

    This one came up today as a question… ‘how can I perform a control-alt-delete press inside of an RDP session?’. The answer is Control-Alt-End. Simple.

  • Using PowerShell to Cleanup WSUS

    If you’ve ever had a WSUS Server get a little bit out of control you’ll know that running the WSUS Server Cleanup Wizard can solve the problem. Running this wizard is unfortunately a manual process and it can be a long cleanup process as well because the wizard can take hours and hours to run, […]