Clearing Microsoft Teams Cache with PowerShell

Introduction I recently came across a need to clear Teams cache. While the task might be simple, I ended up spending a little more time to address the scenarios I […]

How to find .NET Framework version using PowerShell

Often times when I am getting ready to install Exchange 2016 or Exchange 2013, I look at pre-requisites and wonder if correct version of .NET Framework is already installed on […]

Replace Command Prompt with PowerShell in Windows 10 Win+X menu

I’m sure this has been written about many times in many places but whenever I install Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 on my machines/VMs, I seem to keep forgetting so […]

Script to download MEC 2014 Content

If you have remotely anything to do with Microsoft Exchange, you probably know that Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC) took place in Austin not too long ago. If you were an […]

Ignoring SSL Trust in PowerShell using System.Net.WebClient

This article was originally posted on my PFE blog here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/bshukla/archive/2012/08/22/3324650.aspx. I noticed a few inaccuracies with the article and since I am not a PFE anymore, I can’t edit […]

How to assign Static IP to Azure VM

When you start working with Windows Azure IaaS offering, you quickly realize that the age old ways of dealing with infrastructure configuration immediately becomes invalid. Let me give you an […]

Routing for Hyper-V Lab – Part 2

In Part 1 of this article, we discussed how you can route between VMs on same host using networks connected to “Internal” virtual switch. Now let’s look at how to […]

Routing for Hyper-V Lab – Part 1

Most of us IT Pros usually have a lab of some kind. Mostly running some form of virtualization and if you are Microsoft savvy, chances are you are running Hyper-V […]

Book Review – PowerShell 3.0 Advanced Administration Handbook

Automation of mundane daily chores of any IT establishment is essential in today’s world. I would rather spend a day to automate a task that takes only 5 minutes to […]

Book Review – Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 PowerShell Cookbook (Second Edition)

Among other books that I have reviewed in past, I had pleasure reviewing Mike’s “Microsoft Exchange 2010 PowerShell Cookbook” when it was release in 2011. So, when PACKT Publishing asked […]