Use PowerShell to log logon and logoff activity on domain computers

There are many ways to log user activity on a domain. One of the ways that I prefer is to write user logon and logoff activity to plain text files on a network share. I used to do this via a .bat file, but recently rewrote the process using PowerShell. Create a Shared Folder for […]

Raising the domain functional level makes me nervous

One of the projects I have been working on recently at work has been to replace all of our Windows 2003 domain controllers with Windows 2008 R2 domain controllers. So far, the project has gone rather well and I’m just a few steps away from being done. There’s one step, however, that I have been […]

Deploy software via Group Policy’s Scheduled Tasks

There are many ways for a system administrator to deploy software to computers on a domain. This post describes how to create a Group Policy that will deploy a Scheduled Task to your target machines that will run a batch file to perform the installation. You might ask why I would bother with a Scheduled […]