March 2019 10
Connectivity for WMI
Posted By : cybergavin

Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) is Microsoft’s implementation of Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM). It’s now part of Microsoft’s Windows Management Infrastructure (MI). WBEM is  set of standards developed to unify the management of distributed computing environments.

February 2019 10
HOW-TO: Import PST files to Office365
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Personal Storage Table (.pst) files are Microsoft Outlook data files that store copies of messages, calendar events and other items. When migrating email service from On-premise to Office 365, users’ PSTs might have to be

July 2013 01
Windows Server 2003 RDC Exception
Posted By : cybergavin

Earlier today, an application owner wanted his Windows Server 2003 SP2 VM restarted. So, I opened a Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) session to the VM and restarted it. After the VM started, I received the

May 2012 27
How to determine your PowerShell version
Posted By : cybergavin

One method of determining your PowerShell version is to check the Windows Registry at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\PowerShell\1\PowerShellEngine. Given below are other(recommended) methods of obtaining version information for your PowerShell:

May 2011 08
Automate Requests for New Certificates
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Recently, all Windows XP workstation users within a corporate domain were required to request and install a certificate from the Enterprise Certificate Authority (Active Directory Certificate Services). Typically, the Certificate Manager Management console Snap-in Control

December 2010 16
Cannot connect to port 25 on a Mail server
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Problem: Cannot connect to port 25 on an MS Exchange server to use its SMTP service. A telnet test gave the following error: telnet xx.xx.xx.xx 25 Connecting To xx.xx.xx.xx…Could not open connection to the host,

October 2010 28
How to send emails using blat
Posted By : cybergavin

Blat is a handy Win32 console utility that enables you to send emails via the command line, on Windows machines. This is especially useful within batch scripts. Given below are some how-tos on basic uses