Monthly Archives: October 2015

PowerShell Script to Report SCCM DP Disk Space

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I wrote the following script to quickly output how much disk space my SCCM Distribution Points consumed.  If you’re not running a CAS, you’ll want to change line 21 to point to your primary.  This requires that you have the Configuration Manager console installed on the machine.

It’s not pretty but it did the trick.  I’m certainly open to suggestions in the comments.

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Seven Geeky Essentials for my European Trip

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I was fortunate enough this year to be able to take a considerable amount of time off and explore some absolutely stunning regions in Europe.  This wasn’t one of those “disconnect from the world” trips, however.  While I did remove my office mail profile, Microsoft Lync, and my work OneDrive from my phone, I still stayed connected with friends a family through my phone, ipad, and DSLR.  Before leaving, I did a little research, a little downloading, and some purchasing so that I didn’t end up disconnected.  Below, I’ve described my seven geeky essentials for getting through around ten European hotels across four countries.

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PowerShell Script to Output GPO Versions across DCs

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I wrote the following PowerShell script so that I could easily watch my GPO changes replicate around the globe, letting me know when I could have someone at a specific site update policy when new policies or changes were rolled out. To use, just replace $gpoGUID = “{12345678-1234-5678-9123-ABCDEFEDCBA0}” with the GUID of the policy you want to check on.  You can find the GPO GUID in the properties of the GPO and on the details page in the Group Policy Management Console.

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