Archive for January, 2013

Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 Roadshow in Sweden

During next week I and my friend and colleague Johan Arwidmark will travel through Sweden and present the new features in Configuration Manager 2012 SP1. Presentation will be held in swedish, so if you know your way around the language and happened to be in Malmö, Göteborg, Umeå or Stockholm...

Encrypt files and folders using PowerShell and EFS

One of my customers were in need to encrypt a specific folder and all files and subfolders in that folder. Instead of using cipher they wanted to use PowerShell. I wrote a simple script to just that but this is a more refined version put into a PowerShell function. When...

Convert byte into kilobyte etc

I got a question from a fellow on how to convert the total size of a couple of files into a readable string that a normal user can understand. This PowerShell function at least convert a number from bytes to “best form” of bytes (MB, GB etc). /Tim

Security feature in PowerShell on Windows Server 2012?

I wounder, could this be a built in security feature in PowerShell in Windows Server 2012 that prevents you from formating drive C with FAT32? Or maybe it’s just a typo… /Tim

Prevent user from changing folder name but enabling them to write files there within

I saw a question in an online forum about creating a folder and enabling users to write folders and files to that folder but make sure that they aren’t able to change the name of the folder. This is good for example when working in a project. You don’t want...

New Hydration Kit in the works–monitor the test run with Mobile MDT Deployment Monitor

/ A good Saturday always has a portion of time over for some scripting. At least if you ask me. Currently I’m working on a new version of my Hydration Kit. By looking at the picture I bet you can guess what new feature I’m working to get in place....

System Center 2012 SP1 SCCM, SCOM, SCSM, Orchestrator and Exchange Hydration Kit

I have the very happy news that the next version of Infoworks.TV Hydration Kit is done. This time it is with the RTM version of System Center 2012 SP1 products SCCM, SCOM, SCSM and Orchestrator. And if that wasn’t enough… Exchange 2013 is also included! But any product you don’t...

Mobile MDT Deployment Monitor is finally in the store!

After a dozen of emails back and forth with the testers at Microsoft I finally got my first Windows Phone 8 app into the store. It wasn’t hard at all to convert the app from Windows 8 Store App to a Windows Phone 8 format but for some reason the...