Author Archives: Kyle McDonald

Powershell script to alert on Server reboot

Just a quick powershell script that can be kicked off by a scheduled tasks that runs when Event ID 1074 is logged automatically by someone attempting to reboot a server.

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#vForumAU 2014 Sydney

Its that time of the year again – vForum Sydney! Highlights for me will be vSAN and EVO:RAIL tech talks, with a good mix of Software-Defined Storage and policy-based management thrown in as well. Maybe I’ll see you down there … Continue reading

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Digital libraries for techs

Over the last few months I’ve been trying to work out how I can make technical books available within my small team; both for general information as well as technical self-learning & certification. Traditionally, printed books would be purchased and … Continue reading

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Powershell script to add IP’s to Exchange 2013 Receive Connectors

Powershell script that allows you to add a single IP address to all Receive Connectors in your Exchange environment, optionally filtering on specific text in your Connector names. E.g. only Connectors with “relay” in their name.

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Powershell script to get a unique list of IP’s added to Exchange 2013 Receive Connectors

Powershell script that allows you to get a list of all IP’s allowed to relay across all Relay Receive Connectors in your Exchange 2013 environment, and saves them to a text file for review. This is not a very elegant … Continue reading

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