Windows Server 2012 R2- Quick tip: Disable Server Manager Loading on Startup

I try to avoid logging onto┬áserver consoles these days, preferring to do things remotely, via cli, ssh remote PowerShell etc. Somethimes though, you just have to. When I do , I really don’t like waiting for the Server Manager app to load. Rather than wait and close it off each Continue Reading

Quick Tip: Powershell snippet to alert on filesize growth

I had a request from a colleague today whether we could monitor a file and alert him if it grows above a certain size. The context around this request involves an old, legacy process that calls an Access db file and automatically runs some statistics scripts which are then fed Continue Reading