List disk drives into an array

This script ist playing with an “athook” object based on an array having different named properties .

$Array = @()
Foreach ($vol In GET-WMIOBJECT win32_logicaldisk) 
 { 
 $obj = New-Object PSObject
 $Value = $vol.DeviceID
 $obj | Add-Member -MemberType NoteProperty -Name "Drive" -value $Value
 $Value =  $vol.Volumename
 $obj | Add-Member -MemberType NoteProperty -Name "Name" -value $Value
 $value = [math]::round(( $vol.Size/ 1073741824),0)
 $obj | Add-Member -MemberType NoteProperty -Name "SizeGB" -value $Value
 $value = [math]::round(( $vol.FreeSpace/ 1073741824),0)
 $obj | Add-Member -MemberType NoteProperty -Name "FreeGB" -value $Value
 $array += $obj
 }
$array  | out-gridview
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Get Domain from distinguished Name

Get Domain from FQDN:

get-domfqdn “CN=Test,OU=Orgunit,DC=contoso,DC=test”

will result in

contoso.test

 

function get-domfqdn ($fqdn)
 {
 $afqdn= $fqdn.split(",")
 $first = 0
 $Dom=""
 foreach ($pfqdn in $afqdn)
  {
  If ($pfqdn.contains("DC=") -eq $true)
   {
   If ($first -eq 1)
    {
           $Dom = $Dom+"."
    }
   $first = 1
   $Dom = $Dom+$pfqdn.replace("DC=","")
   }
  }
 return $dom
 }
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What ADDS Site

To find out in what ADDS site a computer is running use the following  command

nltest [/server:<remote computer name>] /dsgetsite
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NTLM

TechNet article written by Jesper Johansson explains NTLM

Security Watch The Most Misunderstood Windows Security Setting of All Time
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/2006.08.securitywatch.asp

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Get OS Version from Windows Install medium

Find the wim file located in :\sources on the install medium then run a command shell as administrator.

dism /get-wiminfo /wimFile:<Drive>:\sources\<Wimfile>

As a result you should get something like this:

dism /get-wiminfo /wimfile:Y:\sources\boot.wim

Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool
 Version: 6.3.9600.17031

Details for image : Y:\sources\boot.wim

Index : 1
 Name : Microsoft Windows Recovery Environment (x64)
 Description : Microsoft Windows Recovery Environment (x64)
 Size : 1'956'357'322 bytes

The operation completed successfully.

Conclusion

This version number is pointing to  “Microsoft Windows 8.1, 6.3.9600.17031 (IR3)”

 

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Change WordPress file rights on Synology

If you copied a wordpress file structure to your NAS you possible endup in wrong file rights.

Open Telnet session and change to superuser mode . After that, change owner and rights so WordPress is working without errors.

su sudo

cd /volume1/web

chmod -R 644 ./wordpress
chmod -R a+rX ./wordpress
chown -R http:http ./wordpress

Result:


 

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German date is not accepted in Powershell

Problem:

Systems or commands  working with english datetime do not accept german date formats. Converting them directly to Datetime ist not possible.
 “System.DateTime”. Error: “String was not recognized as a valid DateTime.”
Example:

Solution:

Convert the date to an english datetime in case there are dots in it. German = 28.02.2017 , English 02/28/2017

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$DateValue = "28.02.2017" # Play with this two values
$DateValue = "02/28/2017" # Play with this two values
 
 
if ($DateValue.contains("."))
            {
            $DateValue = [datetime]::parseexact($DateValue,"dd.MM.yyyy",$null)
            Write-host "de"
            }
Else
            {
            $DateValue = [datetime]$DateValue
            Write-host "en"
            }

 

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