Easy code snippet on how to retrieve the BIOS version with PowerShell. Get-WmiObject win32_bios This will output the BIOS version, manufacturer, name, and serial number.
Windows PowerShell was designed as a scripting language to help IT administrators automate repetitive tasks that could otherwise be error-prone by nature and in return free administrators to focus on other activities of the IT Pro. We began the voyage over two years ago in expanding the capabilities of automation […]
With Compellent Storage Center 5, you have the ability to control whether an alert is generated for individual servers when connectivity changes. This means when your server reboots or you switch around cables (in your lab environment of course), these alerts are triggered and show up in the system alerts […]
The Compellent Storage Center provides in-depth reporting, alerting, and monitoring as part of the platform. It’s very important for Storage Administrators to monitor and review the alerts (informational or otherwise) that might be generated on their Storage Center. By design, alerts in the Storage Center will change the “stop-light” status […]
I ran into a scenario last week where we had loaded the Compellent Storage Center Command Set for Windows PowerShell on a server. When we launched the shell shortcut, the window opened but took a long time to get to a PowerShell command prompt. So, what causes slow start-up when […]