Use PowerShell to Move, Delete and Measure Outlook Emails

I know and like PowerShell. You know the old adage, when you have a hammer, hit outlook with the hammer. ##### Connect to outlook $Outlook = New-Object -ComObject Outlook.Application #### # Old inbox to PST archive $EmailToMove = $Outlook.Session.Folders.Item(1).Folders.Item(“Inbox”).Items | Where-Object SentOn -le (Get-date).AddDays(-30) $EmailToMove | ft SentOn, Subject, SenderName, To, Sensitivity -AutoSize -Wrap $ArchiveFolder […]

Per Folder vSphere-vCheck Reporting

Check out vCheck if you haven’t already. It’s makes finding and correcting issues in a vSphere environment much easier. The script inspects the assets controlled by one vCenter server. I found a way to break down the reporting to the folder level. This is useful when you have a development team lead that needs to […]

Evacuate Datastore Script When Migrating to a New SAN

One of the coolest features of VMware’s DRS is that you can place a host in maintenance mode, and VMs will just start vMotioning over to other hosts. It makes maintenance a breeze. I assumed this same functionality would exist when you place a Datastore in maintenance mode, but nope. No dice. Here’s a script […]

Batch Update vSphere tags with Rubrik SLA Info

Batch Update vSphere tags with Rubrik SLA Info Guess I should start with why. This was written so VM owners can check what types of backups they should expect. This avoids adding a ton of people as rubrik users. First install the community supported Rubrik Powershell module. Run powershell.exe Install-Module -Name Rubrik -Scope CurrentUser Get […]

Batch check SSL Certificates on CentOS

Hello all, I’ve moved to management and don’t get to do the fun stuff as much, but recently I got to script a SSL check as we didn’t have engineering resources to complete the task. Yay! WARNING: Do not copy/paste code from websites. Sites can inject funny stuff into lines that you cannot see. Single […]

What is this laptop anyway?

Have you had to rip a battery out of a laptop just so you could enter a serial or product number into a support website? If you have, this command is for you: wmic csproduct list full Enjoy! Thank you to /r/sysadmin.