Windows Build Numbers

So sitting in a meeting today, and while discussing Windows as a Service the explanation of Windows Build numbers was explained. Have a look at the picture above, can you see something you may have not noticed before? Look at the Build numbers.. So Microsoft organise their Build numbers by setting the first two numbers…Read More

My great big backup

Let me paint you a picture: So its 10pm on a Saturday night and I’m sitting on my file server trying to get a couple of large files from it and its giving me some weird problems. Slow speed, files coming through corrupted and what not. Give the big file server a reboot and let…Read More

Group Policy gripes

Today I encountered the first group policy issues when you first setup a new environment and then not change anything after the install for some time. Unfortunately I was able to work it out, however today’s lesson brings up the following point… Once you have installed a DC and setup AD and Group Policy make…Read More

AD WMI Query

The below is a wmi query that is used to form a user collection based on a group inside AD.. select SMS_R_USER.ResourceID,SMS_R_USER.ResourceType,SMS_R_USER.Name,SMS_R_USER.UniqueUserName,SMS_R_USER.WindowsNTDomain from SMS_R_User where SMS_R_User.SecurityGroupName = “DOMAIN\\OU” Some handy little script. 🙂 Kieren