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  • Service Tags! Services Tags! Get Your Services Tags!

    Dell in their infinite wisdom came up with a unique identifier for their products, they call it Service Tag. This identifier is retrievable through software on most Dell equipment. This can be most useful when creating tickets and verify other product information (warranty, configuration). How to get Service Tag information from a switch: console#show system […]

    Jul 13th, 2016 • Filed under Dell, EqualLogic, Linux, Microsoft, Troubleshooting, WindowsPrint View
  • How to Retrieve Local Administrators From Power Shell

    There will be times when you need to figure out what accounts have Local Administrator permissions on a server or workstation. I came across a Power Shell function that does it nicely. function Get-LocalAdmin { param ($strComputer) $admins = Gwmi win32_groupuser -computer $strComputer $admins = $admins |? ($_.groupcomponent -like ‘*”Administrators”‘} $admins |% { $_.partcomponent -match […]

    Apr 16th, 2012 • Filed under Management, WindowsPrint View
  • Hidden Remote Shutdown Tool

    When administering servers remotely, there will come a time when you have to reboot a batch of servers of Windows servers. Now you could drop to Power Shell and knock out a script that could easily do this task, but at some point you will have to type out the name of every server, and […]

    Dec 24th, 2011 • Filed under Troubleshooting, WindowsPrint View
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