After the Duplicate Windows Server post this is its complementary for Linux.
Package managers and APT, YUM offer many ways to export selections of the software installed and the available documentation offer is so good that the best thing to do is just reference to official documentation.
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RSAT Tools are usually considered system administrator’s best friend, offering access to servers directly from any workstation and SCCM for os/sw/updates deployments in enterprise and medium company is maybe even more!
When workloads increase or for testing purpose is a very common request to provision a server with the same specs of an existing one, a fresh installed clone.
Continue reading “Duplicate Windows Servers: install Roles and Features with PowerShell”
Most of the basic network checks start generally with name resolution (nslookup) , ping and trace route (tracert). These tools are powerful enough to check if everything is working as expected: i.e. NIC, DNS, FIREWALL or in general any SW or HW device is configured correctly or is having any issue.
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MS Exchange 2016 offers 2 powerful management tools:
- Exchange Admin Center
- Exchange Management Shell
The web portal of the Exchange Admin Center offers a lot useful features to manage the mail server on a daily basis. However, like other recent MS tools, not every action is designed to be perform via GUI.
In this case we will export a user mailbox in pst format.
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There are many useful tools that offer to Systems Administrator to set up network devices with the desired configuration starting from Group Policy to MS ConfigMgr / System Center Configuration Manager(SCCM) .
What PowerShell is bringing to the table is flexibility to check if everything is working as expected in few lines of code and even to correct issues quickly. Continue reading “PowerShell and Power Options”