Below is a Powershell function that I wrote to solve an issue of resolving remote/local users before a software application was deployed. So many times do I need to know if an user is logged in before I make any changes. There are few easy ways to retrieve the ‘remote’ users on a remote system….
The script below will generate a random string using the character set and length that you specify. Right now the character sets are pretty limited, but can be easily adjusted. I plan on adding the ability to pass a character set to the function from the pipeline. Right now though, it is sufficient. It’s also…Read More
[CmdletBinding()] <# .SYNOPSIS Replaces key input with sections from a file. .DESCRIPTION Will read from a text file of your choosing and replaces your keystrokes with random sections of the file. Just a novelty script. .EXAMPLE This param is required. Powershell.exe -file Typist.ps1 -FilePath CodeFile.cs .EXAMPLE The maximum parameter will determine the the ceiling of…Read More
Since I do a lot of work for different clients for their personal computers I have the pleasure of seeing a lot of strange issues. This one was particularly easy after a little bit of Googling. I was about to attempt things the hard way before I found a solution. ISSUE: The computer (Asus x53e…Read More
Since I work in education there is always at least a 3 month downtime for some systems in our district. This can cause issues when they haven’t been turned on in quite a while and thus not contacted our servers. We had an issue today to where we came across several computers that were not…Read More
Since I work in education we have to deal with new students coming in every year. At the high school level, in particular, we have to deal with internet permission slips. Since every student has an Active Directory user account we have to move the students from the ‘blocked’ OU to the ‘unblocked OU. With…Read More