Good to know: System Center 2012 Configuration Pack for Microsoft User Experience Virtualization

Based on a conversation I had yesterday at the ConfigMgr Community event here , it appears that few people know about the existance of the ConfigMgr pack for Microsoft UE-V. There’s one for UE-V version 1.0 and just a few weeks ago one for UE-V 2.0 was released. System Center 2012 Configuration Pack for Microsoft User Experience Virtualization 2.0 System Center 2012 Configuration Pack for Microsoft User Experience Virtualization 1.0 After Microsoft User Experience Virtualization Read More …

PowerShell – Finding ConfigMgr Collections and Members

The below script provides a simple and quick method to find ConfigMgr Collections and its members. The script has a -Name parameter that accepts the exact or part of the collection name. Next all collections that match the name are listed. After selecting a collection, its members are listed.

Example: Get-CMColContent -Name “All”

PowerShell – Retrieve System Startup Time Information

The below script gathers the following system startup time information from a local or remote client. Computername Last Wakeup time (from Sleep, Hibernate or Fast boot on Windows 8x clients)The last wakeup date/time is converted from UTC into the client local time. Last Boot time The Time Zone of the client The system wakeup / sleep message from the Windows event log Important: the script uses PowerShell remoting, it’s therefore required that the targeted clients Read More …

PowerShell – Creating Dummy files

Here’s a function I wrote to create a large dummy file either filled with zero’s or random characters. The -Target parameter must be eitehr a file including the path or just the path. If the path does not exist, it will be created. If only a path is provided a file with a random file name is generated.

Run the following command to create a dummy file of 10 MB with random content

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