I’ve been digging Powershell lately. When one of our computer labs was imaged with the incorrect redirect Documents folder – the registry for the default user specified “\\sharename\students\%username%\My Documents” instead of “\\sharename\students\%username%\Documents” like all our other labs – well, we had students with files in two locations. And depending on the lab they were in, they … [Read more…]
Two years ago I shared a server config template; today, by request, I’m sharing the IT Action Plan template. This Microsoft Word template is useful for putting together your implementation plan for a larger project, one where you have several angles to consider and differing audiences who want to know you’re on top of things.
There’s … [Read more…]
By default, a Windows file server will not respond to file share requests using anything other than what it believes to be its hostname. This means that DNS aliases, for all the talk about AD in 2000/2003 being the backbone, won’t work out of the box. Oh, you can use distributed file shares to do … [Read more…]