Script for dumping DHCP subnet scope options

Here’s simple script I’ve put together as I was in need of one that dumps the DHCP subnet scope options into a text file. The script first queries the DHCP servers it can find and then dumps the scope options of each subnet it finds on each DHCP server. Copy the below code and save it as dhcpsubnetscopeoptions.cmd @echo off echo %date% %time% >%~dp0\dhcpsubnetscopeoptions.txt echo —————————————————————– >>%~dp0\dhcpscopeoptions.txt Echo Dumping DHCP Subnet Scope options for /f Read More …

Windows 8–Metered Connections

One of the new features in Windows 8 is that we can configure WLAN and WWAN cost settings. In the Windows UI this is called a metered connection. Why are these settings important? Well, when a Network is configured to be a Metered Connection, Windows will make several changes to the way that it uses the network to reduce overall network traffic through that connection, including the following: ·Only Critical Windows Updates are downloaded. ·Tile Read More …

Managing Wireless Configuration with NETSH

Today when I was using the netsh command to configure some firewall settings, I noticed that it also has options for WLAN. (Yes you never stop learning). When opening a command prompt and executing NETSH Wlan Help you get the following options. add            – Adds a configuration entry to a table. connect        – Connects to a wireless network. delete         – Deletes a configuration entry from a table. disconnect     – Disconnects from a wireless network. dump           Read More …