Start SCCM WSUS IIS pool with PowerShell

Some times the WSUS server on SCCM can stop. If the WSUSPool in IIS Application pools is stopped, WSUS will not function and SCCM will not update any clients. In anticipation of further troubleshooting, here is a workaround script to check the Application Pool and start it if it is not running. This script can…

Fun tip about powershell. You can pipe to the clipboard


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How to get server core to always start with powershell on login

::server core always start with powershell ::in cmd type:

#After entering powershell, type (or if lazy = ‘copy’ + ‘paste’)

Now you will automatically have powershell open as the shell at logon.

System Center Virtual Machine Manager build numbers

For those of you who are looking for System Center Virtual Machine Manager build numbers, there is a great wiki article on technet about this.