WSUS Update Manager – Manage & View Updates for Computer Groups

One of the most annoying flaws in the WSUS MMC snap-in is how the filter for Approval status filters updates on whether they have any approvals rather than whether they are approved for a specific computer group. We found out that due to an automatic approval rule for a test group, a whole group of
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DHCP Option 119 – DNS Search Suffix – PowerShell Array Builder

Although Microsoft clients may not support DHCP Option 119, it is nonetheless a very important option for Linux and OSX clients. However, configuring such an option is not exactly the friendliest thing in the world. The RFC 3397 (http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3397) defines the standard. It requires that all options be presented as a byte array. One of
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Assigning permissions to a volume through the NetApp PowerShell Toolkit

As part of my work to automate as much as I can, both to reduce time and increase consistency, I was looking for a way to assign permissions to a newly created volume which was providing a CIFS share through our NetApp FAS unit. Normally I would use the Get/Set-Acl cmdlets that are provided through
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Using Add-Type in a PowerShell script that is run as a Scheduled Task

I like using objects in PowerShell, they make management and scripting easier as your are dealing with named sets of information and not having to find objects in numbered arrays or use dictionaries. That means however that a lot of my scripts start off with a block that looks a little like this: $UserDefinition =
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Customising the NetScaler 11 User Interface – Adding Extra Content

I am finally getting round to playing with NetScaler 11, and working on a side-by-side migration from our working 10.5 installation. The configuration of all of the services, servers, monitors etc has all been pretty smooth sailing. However, the customisation of the user interface has been somewhat challenging. With one hand, Citrix have given us
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