Automation/Scripting


Free Utility: Core Configurator for Windows Server 2008

Core Configurator greatly eases the process of deploying Windows Server 2008 in a Server Core environment.

UPDATE: Opalis Now Runs on Windows Server 2008

Microsoft on Monday announced that its Opalis 6.3 software can now run on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2, in addition to Windows Server 2003.

Survey: IT Stuck in Manual Mode Despite Active Directory's Promises

According to a recent study, administrators in Windows environments are still doing much of their administrative legwork the old-fashioned way: by hand.

Windows PowerShell Is Not a Scripting Language

Even if you're no longer a hands-on, technical IT practitioner, you've surely got some familiarity with it.

SP1 Arriving This Year for Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft today announced updates to come in Service Pack 1 of Exchange Server 2010.

Windows 7 Resource Kit PowerShell Pack: Pack Some Power in Your Shell

If you've been using Windows PowerShell for a while, hopefully you've discovered how much it can help in day-to-day administration, as well as how easy it is to use.

PowerShell Without the Shell

Quest Software's PowerGUI tool makes it possible to have both Windows PowerShell and a comfortable graphical interface.

Microsoft Updates Azure Provisioning Tool

Microsoft released a new version of its Windows Azure Service Management (WASM) Cmdlets for PowerShell last week.

Network Navigator

Automation Anywhere Server is a solid network-automation product.

Easy Quota Reporting

Microsoft's quota service has its limitations, but you can't beat the price (free).

PowerShell: The Next Generation

PowerShell 2.0 introduces many shiny new features that are built on a solid 1.0 core first delivered in 2006.

PowerShell 2.0: Why It Matters

Learn how the latest version of Windows PowerShell can help you perform daily tasks and improve your efficiency.

Please Squeeze the Files

For a lighter, roomier system, a little file compression goes a long way.

Manage Your Network Right

We focus on specialized tools targeting specific areas of network management.

Network Automation Simplified

AutoMate BPA Server 7.1 provides an effective way to automate many of the routine tasks of network administration.

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