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Bitlocker Powershell Script to check encryption status | Thanks Jijo Chacko

Big thanks to “Jijo Chacko” for sharing this script with me.  Very useful to check the Bitlocker encryption status of computers in your environment.      Function Get-BitlockerInfo() <# .SYNOPSIS Retrieves Bitlocker Encryption information. .DESCRIPTION Retrieves Bitlocker Encryption information from Multiple computers. .PARAMETER Machinelist File name and path of the file contains machine information. .B.N.E […]

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Tech Short: “execution of scripts is disabled on this system.”

Attempting to run a PowerShell script I got the following error: File C:\Work\ps.ps1 cannot be loaded because running scripts is disabled on this system. For more information, see about_Execution_Policies at + CategoryInfo : SecurityError: (:) [], ParentContainsErrorRecordException + FullyQualifiedErrorId : UnauthorizedAccess To run PowerShell scripts (files that end with .ps1), you must set the […]

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Quest to automate snapshots in ESXi

I am looking for a way to run a instance and have it revert back to its snapshot every 24 hours. I started toying around with the idea to use the vim-cmd features however there doesn’t seem to be a way to set a task for this. So far here are the steps I used […]

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Tech Short: Ubuntu Server System Information on login

If you have run Ubuntu Server you may have noticed that each time you log into your system via SSH system information  status are displayed. I have wondered this for a while now and tonight I found out. The command to reproduce this information is landscape-sysinfo This command is run from /etc/update-motd.d/50-landscape-sysinfo and exists when […]


The Daily Reboot —

There are times when you had a bad system and know it.  And the action to keep it available is rebooting daily.  While I am not in favor of the reboot, it may be necessary.  So I use the following steps on a pesky Ubuntu server I know. Log into your Ubuntu server and ‘sudo […]