G5 Server Reboot Tool

Launching our first tool – G5 Server reboot tool This tool has been written using XAML/Winforms for GUI and Powershell for actual work. Below are the features of the tool: G5 server reboot tool help organizations in patching, upgrades and other activities that require multiple servers to be rebooted. It can reboot the servers in…

Group Member Count Daily Report

One of our customer requested for Powershell solution to monitor group membership count. Send a daily count of members in that group. Send the CSV report attached that contains all members of the group. They want to monitor it so as to remain below certain number, as that group was being used for licensing for…

Microsoft Intune PowerShell Module

We have got few new automation requests all are based on Microsoft Intune Product. On doing bit of research we have found Intune module available on Git HUB as well as PowerShell gallery. https://github.com/microsoft/Intune-PowerShell-SDK https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/Microsoft.Graph.Intune To install it from PowerShell Gallery use the command Install-Module -Name Microsoft.Graph.Intune Ones you have installed it, first time you…

TIP – Organization relationship in Exchange Online

One of our customer acquired another Office 365 organization and wanted to share the Free busy information with each other. To accomplish that we need to create organizational relationship as described in the below article. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/exchange/sharing/organization-relationships/create-an-organization-relationship What is interesting after following the steps mentioned, customer was still not able view free busy information for the…

PowerShell TIP – Exception calling “DownloadString” with “1” argument(s)

Sharing the recent issues that we have faced with some of our older scripts that reads/download XML using System.Net.WebClient and report on system health status.(Ironport) All the scripts suddenly started throwing below error: Exception calling “DownloadString” with “1” argument(s): “The underlying connection was closed: An unexpected error occurred on a send.” On researching on internet…

TIP – Reset Windows 10 to Factory Defaults

I got the new laptop and need to sell out my old windows 10 Laptop. Before selling it, I wanted to reset it to factory defaults and wipe out everything, off-course I have already backed up all the important documents. To my surprise its very simple and not like the older times where we rely…