'The wireless music box has no imaginable commercial value. Who would pay for a message sent to nobody in particular?' --David Sarnoff's associates in response to his urgings for investment in the radio in the 1920s.
"I have learned a lot about myself and come to deal with a lot of things that, at first, bothered me."
Born: March 28, 1955
By default, new distribution groups in Exchange 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016 do accept messages from outside of the Exchange organization. In some cases, this may not be the desired behavior.
Using the ping command to test for responses from network computers is a quick way to see if a network path is open between two hosts. Not in depth, but basic. Here is how to get a list of servers from Active Directory, and ping them with PowerShell.
As a server administrator, one of my duties is to review log files for anomolous behavior, errors, or other issues. For me, combining all the daily logs into one big file is much easier to review.
I was perusing Google Analytics this morning, and got this descriptive and informative error.
Welcome to the final piece of the puzzle: displaying our metrics. We now have a pile of bits in our database, and now it needs to be displayed in a meaningful way.
Programmatically creating an new Windows Event Viewer log can be quite useful during automated processes. While some folks know how this is done, others might needs some guidance. Here's how to do it with PowerShell.
Welcome to part 3 in the PSMetrics series. In this part, I'll be building a simple ingestor to receive and process data from the collectors, and send the data on to the database.