Software

DevOps Guide to Important Terraform Concepts

This is an intermediate guide to the core Terraform concepts. If you can get your head around these core concepts, you will be well on your way to understanding Terraform. I have not included Terraform modules in the guide, modules are a big topic and I will tackle these in...

An indepth guide to PowerShell

Windows PowerShell is a vast subject, the aim of this guide is to provide system administrators a simple, usable guide to the fundamentals of PowerShell. We will also demonstrate scripts and commands which can be used in typical day-to-day tasks. This guide will give you the basic steps to get...

Microsoft Sharepoint Logo

How to audit SharePoint using powershell

Sometimes you need to know what information you have got in your SharePoint solution. I have been asked this numerous times since GDPR was introduced. Get-SPWeb http://your-sharepoint-site | Select -ExpandProperty Lists | Where { $_.GetType().Name -eq “SPDocumentLibrary” -and -not $_.Hidden } | Select -ExpandProperty Items | Group {$_.ParentList.ParentWeb.Url + “/”...

How to migrate RedHat 5 to RedHat 6/7/8 (RHEL)

A common task for an administrator is to upgrade the Linux operating system. In many circumstances, it is best not to update the existing system – instead choosing to create a new server and migrate everything over to the new server. The following process will explain how to do this:...

How to do a Bare Metal Restore (BMR) on Arcserve backup and restore

This procedure is a step-by-step guide to create a Windows or Linux server (bare metal recovery) from an Arcserve backup. The assumption is being made that the backup is available on the Arcserve backup server or the tape media has already been loaded. Arcserve presents the backups as shared resources...