Get list of software installed from a remote computer WMI and PowerShell

Get list of software installed from a remote computer WMI and PowerShell Ever wanted to Get list of software installed from a remote computer via WMI and PowerShell  Open PowerShell and run the following command: Get-WmiObject -Class “Win32_Product” -ComputerName RemoteHost -Credential localhost\LocalUser | Export-CSV (Join-Path $home “SoftwareList.csv”) Now to understand how this all ties together. Get-WmiObject  -Class […]

Get list of software installed from a remote computer via WMIC from DOS

Get list of software installed from a remote computer Have you ever needed to get a quick local inventory of installed software across your network? You can use the WMIC command from the DOS CLI. Simply run the following command: wmic /user:”localhost\UserName” /password:”UsersPassword” /node:”RemoteHostname” product get name,version,vendor You can copy and paste this to a […]

Headaches of KB2919355 affecting Veeam and Unitrends to name a few

KB2919355 I’ve been plagued by a single backup failing over and over again for a while now, well since about April I believe. When logged into the Unitrends Appliance it shows the following error message for the VM in question: —– Error Messages —– Failed to setup up application volumes for snapshot. Error in getting […]

Hyper-V 2012 R2 now supporting Generation 2 Linux VM’s!!!

Hyper-V 2012 R2 now supporting Generation 2 Linux VM’s!!! Microsoft Hyper-V 2012 R2 now supporting Generation 2 Linux VM’s!!! This alone will speed up the VM’s quite a bit by opening up some of the disk access bottlenecks that  Generation 1 VM’s suffer from. Check out: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn282285.aspx http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn531030.aspx My only current disappointment is that Ubuntu […]

Windows Server 2012 R2 Data Deduplication

Windows Server 2012 R2 Data Deduplication I loaded up a Windows Server 2012 R2 on a older PE2950 to repurpose a retired machine for another purpose on the network. Before installing deduplication Installing Windows Server 2012 R2 Data Deduplication: Open Server Manager and click on “Add roles and Features” Follow the yellow click road J […]