PowerShell - useful commands to know

PowerShell can be daunting for those who are completely new to the scripting language. This is a brief post about some useful commands to know when starting out Get-Command You want to do something, but don't know the command name, or even if there is a command that does that.…

Configuring Putty defaults using PowerShell

Just a quick note to myself on how to setup Putty defaults for my linking using PowerShell commands to set the appropriate registry keys # Create the 'Default Settings' registry key if it doesn't exist if (-not (Test-Path -Path HKCU:\Software\SimonTatham\PuTTY\Sessions\Default%20Settings)) {New-Item -Path HKCU:\Software\SimonTatham\…

Finding WWN of LUNs on Windows Server 2008 R2

A quick post, for my reference You have a physical server with a HBA & LUNs presented from a SAN. What's the WWN of a specific LUN? PS> (Get-WMIObject -Namespace root\wmi -Class mpio_disk_info).DriveInfo | Select-Object Name, SerialNumber The "SerialNumber" is the WWN. Happy days…