Using PoSH to get Folder Size

I don’t know about you, but there are time when I am trying to track down where all my hard drive space is going. When your system has User Account Control (UAC) enabled, right clicking on a folder to get the properties may not always show the right size. I turn to PowerShell for a…

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Case of the never-ending Full Collection Evaluation

 I was recently working with a customer with a large number of collections set for incremental evaluation.  The customer had tuned the settings on the primary sites to only run incremental every 30 minutes, their evaluation of incremental normal takes between 10-15 minutes to complete.   Recently, many of the collections began showing the hourglass…

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Troubleshooting BITS with PowerShell

This month's segment is going to focus on troubleshooting BITS downloads.  Many folks may be familiar with using BITSAdmin to troubleshoot BITS transfers and errors.  However, this command is deprecated.  Never fear, there are some PowerShell commands that we can use and I will show you how! Let's start with getting access to the BITS…

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