VM with stuck task is not responding on ESXi 5.x

I was called in one evening with a request to fix an important SQL Server virtual machine that had frozen and was not responding to pings, remote desktop and the vSphere console was not displaying. All attempts to power off the virtual machines did not work vSphere…

Notes for Matt

batch scripts to map network drives and network printers: Map network drive as drive x: to server “server” and share “Share” Net use x: \\server\Share Map network drive but allow mapping to continue after restart. Net use x: \\server\Share /persistent:yes…

Command query to list all users in an Active directory group

A situation occured when I needed to email everyone in a specific Active Directory group. To help with this activity it would be nice to determine the users easily. I used the Dsquery command line tool to help with this. The following…