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Base image automation – download the latest installers for common apps with PowerShell

Overview
Long overdue, and inspired by @xenappblog and @CIT_Bronson, I’m finally documenting this.
In the Citrix RTST environment, we are frequently updating our base images with the latest common apps. To help with this, I cobbled together some scripts that will grab the latest version of apps like Chrome Enterprise, Firefox, VLC, Visual Studio Code, NotePad++, and … Read more »

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Remove snapmirror relationships en-mass with NetApp’s PowerShell tools

Anyone who’s tried to remove Snapmirror relationships using the NetApp commandline knows how painful it is. Recently, I had a need to remove all snapmirror relationships from a number of NetApp storage systems and figured I’d play with NetApp’s PowerShell toolkit to see if I could semi-automate the process.

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Getting Started with the NetApp PowerShell Toolkit

Scope
This post takes a quick look at the NetApp PowerShell Toolkit: a set of PowerShell cmdlets which can be used to query and change settings on NetApp Storage Systems, paving the way for automation of common tasks or generating regular reports. It runs through installing the PowerShell toolkit, and running a few basic commands … Read more »

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Manage Hyper-V Server 2012 remotely from Windows 7 with PowerShell

I’ve been looking into Hyper-V Server 2012 recently, as it has some very nice Enterprise-grade capabilities for free; and the zero cost makes it very attractive for Labs that simply don’t have the budget for VMware. The only downsides I can see currently are that remote management is a pain from Windows 7.
Remote Management from … Read more »