How to check AD Schema version using PowerShell

In this article, I will show you how to check the AD Schema version using Powershell. First, you need to log into your¬†Active Directory Domain Controller.¬† If you have more than one domain controller, you should log in to the forest root domain controller. Open PowerShell with Administrator Permission If there is a pop-up screen […]

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Using PowerCLI to get the IP address of a VM

Here is a simple but handy PowerCLI one liner which can output the VM name and it’s IP address. Connect-VIServer localhost Get-VM | Select Name, @{N=”IP Address”;E={@($_.guest.IPAddress[0])}} Name                                            IP Address—-                                            ———-ABWEB1v                                         172.16.100.1ABWEB2v                                         172.16.100.2ABWEB3v                                         172.16.100.3ABWEB4v                                         172.16.100.4ABWEB5v                                         172.16.100.5ABWEB6v                                         172.16.100.6ABWEB7v                                         172.16.100.7ABWEB8v                                         172.16.100.8ABWEB9v                                         172.16.100.9ABWEB10v                                        172.16.100.10ABWEB11v                                        172.16.100.11ABAPP1v                                         172.16.101.20ABDOM1v                                         172.16.102.20 Getting a little more complicated here we are getting all the VMs […]

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Making the second hop in PowerShell Remoting

The “second hop problem” refers to a situation like the following: You are logged in to ServerA. From ServerA, you start a remote PowerShell session to connect to ServerB. A command you run on ServerB via your PowerShell Remoting session attempts to access a resource on ServerC. Access to the resource on ServerC is denied, because the credentials you used to create the […]

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