How to control your office PC and work from home

Remote working is an approach that more and more companies are getting used to as a result of the global emergency. This work method often requires adjustments to the company operations, inspired by principles of flexibility and stability.
Therefore, remote connection tools are becoming more important for those companies that are dealing with the need to ensure access to office systems without physically being in the workplace.

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A Guide to PowerShell – part 3

Welcome to part 3 of 3 of The Solving A guide to PowerShell. Check also Part 1 and Part 2. In this final part we will combine the concepts learnt so far and demonstrate practical uses of PowerShell for System Administrators. PowerShell can make the life of an IT Administrator much easier and can be used to manage your infrastructure effortlessly. PowerShell is a fantastic tool at making server management simple, it is great at gathering information about your Server and displaying that data in different formats. This part of the guide will introduce several new concepts. Take your time.

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A Guide to PowerShell – part 2

Welcome to part 2 of 3 of The Solving A guide to PowerShell. Click here for Part 1 and Part 3. Here we will introduce importing & exporting data to and from the Shell. Importing Data into PowerShell PowerShell supports a large number of data formats which can be imported into it. This gives administrators the ability to execute tasks or commands against the data input. There are 2 key commands to grasp, Get-Content and Import-csv. The Get-Content cmdlet will get the content of an item at a defined location, this is usually text or a string. Import-Csv creates a.

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A Guide to PowerShell – part 1

Welcome to part 1 of 3 of The Solving A guide to PowerShell. Click here for Part 2 and Part 3. Windows PowerShell is a vast subject, the aim of this guide is to provide system administrators a simple, usable guide to the fundamentals of PowerShell. We will also demonstrate scripts and commands which can be used in typical day-to-day tasks. This guide will give you the basic steps to get you started, it will teach you the core skills needed to open the door to PowerShell and object oriented scripting. What is PowerShell? Windows PowerShell is a command line.

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Install VMware ESXi on a Hyper-V

It is possible to use nested virtualization to run VMware ESXi as a Virtual Machine in Hyper-V. To some, this may be a viable option if you are unable to acquire any new hardware, or if you simply want to test new VMware products on your Windows 10 desktop. Although this process is not officially supported by VMware or Microsoft, it is possible to get an ESXi environment stood up using Hyper-V. There are a number of prerequisites to adhere to as well as an understanding that following this process may not give a smooth end-to-end user experience. Before we.

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How to install and configure VMware PowerCLI version 10

VMware PowerCLI is a collection of Windows Powershell modules which are used to manage and maintain a VMware virtual environment. PowerCLI is a great tool for system administrators and can be used to gather detailed information and/or execute bulk commands against multiple VMs, Hosts, Network or Storage devices. It is typically installed on Microsoft Windows based operating systems. A desktop or server must have network access to the VMware vCenter server(s) and be capable of running a minimum of Windows PowerShell 2.0 with .NET 3.5 SP1 pre-installed. However, it is highly recommended to install the very lastest official releases of.

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How to set up a Hyper-V failover cluster

Hyper-V can enable high-availability using Windows Server Failover Cluster Manager. This allows you to create a virtual infrastructure which is resilient to server failures. A typical Hyper-V failover cluster setup consists of 2 or more servers, which share clustered network and clustered storage resources. In the event of a server failure, the clustered resources are seemlessly failed over to the next available server. To the end user, there is generally no impact on services running on the server. Failover is an automated process which is managed by the Operating System. Hyper-V enables you to create clustered storage and clustered networking.

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