Category: PowerShell

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Automating CloudFlare DNS updates with PowerShell

Using a home-based server to publish your website or other web-enabled services where a static IP address isn't available requires manual updates of DNS if your IP address were to change, or using a Dynamic IP service that automatically handles that update for you. Depending on your DNS host, you have several options to make that process as hands-free and automated as possible.

PowerShell One-Liner: SC Series storage class and RAID level allocations

With the PowerShell SDK for Dell EMC SC Series arrays, you can easily retrieve volume information including allocated, free, and used space. But what if you're looking for RAID allocations on the entire array? Like how much RAID10, RAID5 or RAID6 is allocated across all of your tiers? That's easy too: From these couple handy […]

PowerShell: Dynamic generation of an iCal/vCalendar (ICS) format file

Generating your own custom calendar or event invites in the iCal (vCalendar) format is pretty easy, once you've read the 140+ page spec. Actually, it's a pretty complex but flexible way to build schedule items. Just think about the possibly combinations that exist when you create a new meeting request or appointment in Outlook or […]

Dell Storage Volume Cleanup with PowerShell

If you're new to PowerShell with Dell Storage, be sure to take a look at this post. Depending upon the size of system that your managing, over the course of time, you might have experienced some challenges in managing disk resources, especially if you're using an array in a lab-type environment. Here's an easy way […]

PowerShell Scripting Options for Dell Storage

Back in 2008, Compellent released their first iteration of the PowerShell Command Set. They were the first storage vendor on the scene to provide PowerShell automation capabilities with the Series 40 array. Fast forward a bunch of years. The PowerShell Command Set has grown from 50 cmdlets to over 100, and added the capability to […]
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