Tag: powershell


All expired user accounts and the accounts that are about to expire

Output in Excel.

Last updated: 21st January, 2019, 6:14 PM A colleague of mine asked me to write a script with the Active Directory users with an account about to expire. So I created this script for him:

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Migrate users from Windows 7 to Windows 10 automatically

Last updated: 25th November, 2018, 3:07 PM For a migration from Windows 7 to Windows 10 it is needed to do the following with the users’ account: Move it to a different OU Add it to a new VDI group Add it to the new application groups Remove it from the previous application groups Clear …

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Inventory the directory access rights on file servers

Last updated: 12th September, 2018, 7:56 PM During the migration, it was needed to inventory the directory access on several file servers. So we could easily monitor the access rights on several directories on the file servers. Some applications are started from a UNC path. So we could add the ‘old’ and the ‘new’ group …

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Cannot edit the object which is in use as SCCM blocks an application

Last updated: 11th January, 2018, 10:57 PM You might have had this earlier: editing an application in SCCM 2012, the SCCM console crashes. And when you want to continue, you get the error: The following objects are not available and wil not be edited. In this article, I will describe 2 solutions.

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Check if there is a working internet connection when a firewall blocks ping requests

Last updated: 22nd October, 2017, 1:32 PM Sometimes you need to check if there is a working internet connection. You can use the pingcommand for that. But this command does not work if ICMP echo request have disabled on the firewall. If this is the case we have to check the status of a website. …

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Export lines that contain a specific value to a CSV file with PowerShell

Last updated: 20th March, 2017, 11:53 PM For a client I needed to find all the hostnames that where defined in each IBM iSeries Client Access Workstation file (.ws file). All the .ws files where in subfolders. The country, the filename and the hostname needs to be in a .csv file.

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Deployment Visio 2013 and Project 2013 as AppV 5.0 package created with Click to Run

Last updated: 5th July, 2015, 11:40 AM Office 2013 – and its components – can only be made available as an App-V 5.0 package with Click to Run. The required steps – including streaming to the client with the App-V 5.0 Management Console – are described in this article.

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User Environment Variables in App-V 5.0 with SP1, SP2 and SP2 Hotfix 4

The environment variables are shown incorrect,

Last updated: 12th July, 2014, 4:26 PM Dan Gough wrote an excellent article named: User Environment Variables in App-V 5 Scripts. To summarize: it is about the fact that environment variables are not shown correctly in AppV 5.0. However: the question is: is this still the case? Time to investigate!

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Installing a MSI package during App-V 5.0 Package deployment

Last updated: 19th August, 2013, 2:30 PM Driver packages cannot be virtualized as they have to communicate directly with the hardware. So packages using a driver have never been virtualized. Until now. With AppV 5.0 it is possible to install the driver while adding an AppV 5.0 package and to uninstall it during the removal …

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Using connection groups to interact locally installed applications with virtual applications

Last updated: 1st August, 2013, 9:19 PM Let’s take the following scnenario: both Microsoft Visio 2010 and Microsoft Project 2010 have been virtualized using Application Virtualization v5.0 techniques. Microsoft Word 2010 has been installed locally. With Microsoft Application Virtualization prior to v5.0 it was not possible to use a virtualized application within a locally installed …

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