Using PowerShell to Migrate DHCP Servers: Part 2

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Ian Farr, continues his quest to use Windows PowerShell to migrate DHCP servers. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Ian Farr is back today. You should read the first part of this series before getting into this one: Using PowerShell to Migrate DHCP Servers: Part  1. Episode 2: Return of the Scripter…


Using PowerShell to Migrate DHCP Servers: Part 1

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Ian Farr, talks about using Windows PowerShell to migrate DHCP servers. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we welcome back guest blogger, Ian Farr. Episode 1:  A New Hope In a galaxy very, very near to here, when you are not cleaning-up droids, you administer a DHCP infrastructure in Windows…


Use PowerShell to Create Multiple DHCP Scopes on DHCP Servers

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use functions from the DHCPServer module to create multiple IPv4 scopes. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One thing that is great about Windows PowerShell is that, in general, it always behaves in a similar fashion. This means that techniques I learned when working with…


Use PowerShell to Create IPv4 Scopes on Your DHCP Server

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to create IPv4 scopes on a Windows Server 2012 DHCP server. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. As I expected, it is cold, wet, and rainy in Redmond this week. Oh well, the cool thing is getting together with my teammates. The neat…


Weekend Scripter: Parsing the DHCP Database? No Way!

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about a Windows PowerShell function from the DHCPServer module that permits parsing the DHCP database. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Give us enough time, and eventually we get it right. Yes, it is now possible to use Windows PowerShell to parse the DHCP server database of…


Weekend Scripter: DHCP Address Conflict Detection

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to configure DHCP address conflict detection. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Well, it’s the weekend here in Charlotte, North Carolina. This morning it is foggy, and the air is crisp but not cold. The naked trees in my front yard seem content…


Use PowerShell Functions to Authorize DHCP Servers

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using functions from Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 to authorize DHCP servers in AD DS. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Well, today it is sunny and about 70 degrees in Charlotte, North Carolina. This is a good thing because I head to Redmond, Washington, next week…


Use PowerShell to Query AD DS for DHCP Servers

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to query the Active Directory configuration context to return DHCP servers. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the cool things about Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 is the numerous cmdlets and functions available. After installing the Remote Server Admin Tools (RSAT) on…


Use PowerShell to Test Connectivity on Remote Servers

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy talks about using Windows PowerShell to test connectivity after a network configuration change. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It seems that there are always good news/bad news types of scenarios. After months of trying to obtain faster Internet connectivity at the house, I finally found a source that doubled…


Use the PowerShell DHCP Module to Simplify DHCP Management

Summary: Learn about using a free Windows PowerShell module to simplify working with DHCP.   Hey, Scripting Guy! I would like to know how to use Windows PowerShell to work with Microsoft DHCP servers. Can this be done? —EJ   Hello EJ, Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. It is Valentine’s Day for some people,…

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