Automation/Scripting


Showstopper

It's Windows PowerShell to the rescue, as Mr. Roboto looks for a way to see what services need restarting.

Drilling for Files

This free utility can handle most of your file-management jobs.

Dive Deep with SubInACL

Need to change a security permission? Mr. Roboto has the command-line tool you'll need.

VMware Moves to Automation

One of the great things about virtualization is that it makes it incredibly easy to add a new server -- or 10, or 100 new servers.

Microsoft To Release Critical Patches for Vista, XP, Office, IE, Visual Basic

Redmond's February patch release is slated to roll out 12 security fixes -- seven rated "Critical," and five deemed "Important."

Get Answers to Your Storage Questions

Need help managing your file server storage? Check out Mr. Roboto's PowerShell functions.

Command Performance

This month, more fun with group membership with Mr. Roboto's Group Reporter HTA.

Membership Has Its Privileges

It's getting harder and harder to track who belongs to what group. Mr. Roboto's Group Auditor can help make membership management easier.

Automating the Desktop

Making your job easier, one tool at a time.

Power Up Your GPO Management

With the release of PowerShell, you now have a few more options when it comes to Group Policy. Here are two of them.

Backing Up Live Virtual Server VMs

Use this script to back up running Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 virtual machines.

First Look: WinRM & WinRS

Two new tools from Microosft that can drastically help server and workstation management.

Event by Event

Strapped for cash? Forget expensive server management tools -- here's a real-time event log monitor for the smaller shops.

Whassup with WSUS?

Considering a WSUS upgrade? You should.

Old and In the Way

Tired of wading through old folders in your file servers? Check out this script.

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