Get Dell ambient temperature in powershell


Fun tip about powershell. You can pipe to the clipboard


Get last logged on user with PowerShell



Find SMTP addresses using ActiveDirectory module in PowerShell


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.

Set up fullscreen video on linux in Hyper-V

I don’t know about you, but i find myself sometimes wanting to run linux GUI desktop as a VM in Hyper-V. By default, the screen resolution is horrifying. So, I always change it so i can get at least a 1920×1080 resolution. To do that I enter the VM from the Hyper-V console, open up…

Set custom property on all guests in VMM

In my lab I have several types of storage for my guests, like 7K over SMB3, SSD over SMB3 or local storage. I thought it would be nice to see which storage my guests were on right there in the VMM console, so i created custom property and made myself a simple little powershell function…

VMM UR12 may break the ability to set VLAN on VMs

I had a strange issue today. In my lab, I have a hyper-v 2012 R2 cluster with VMM 2012 R2 that i use as a dev/test environment. Among other things, i let this rig take in all patches and what not before doing anything with production systems. I recently updated the VMM 2012 R2 server…

Enable remote desktop using Powershell