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Welcome to part 3 in the PSMetrics series. In this part, I'll be building a simple ingestor to receive and process data from the collectors, and send the data on to the database.
Welcome back for part 2 of the series. In this post, I'll be putting together a simple collector script with PowerShell for gathering metrics on a Windows host, and sending the data to the ingestor.
Metrics are a necessary evil in the IT world. A good set of metrics helps us to diagnose problems in our environments and plan for future growth.
Sometimes, you need to tattle on a user to their manager. But how to find out who their manager is, and their email address? Here is how I did it with PowerShell.
I've been asked how to automate the download of fresh definitions for SCEP definitions in an enterprise environment, so here is an easy way to do it with PowerShell.
Just a little snippet which will show you how to write a string value to the registry with Visual Basic 6.
Like a lot of smartphone users, I like to take pictures. These pictures get automatically synced to my cloud storage, dumping them in a single folder called "Camera Roll". I came up with a quick Powershell script to organize these photos by year and month.