Document rds environment

I manage a RDS remote app environment and wanted to have a way to document this automatically. This way it's easy to create up-to-date information on all remote apps and also on the servers in the environment, connection broker settings, gateway configuration, collection summary, roles and servers etc. Based upon Carl Webster's VMWare documentation script, … Continue reading Document rds environment

Get Remote Desktop Services info

I wanted to have a way to document my Remote Dekstop Services environment (Connection broker, Session Host, Gateway, Remote Applications), thus I created a script that does just that. In case of the script I'm sharing here, this will create exports to CSV for the different items. These are the exports: RDRServersAndRoles.csv - Export of … Continue reading Get Remote Desktop Services info

Get ACLs on non-inherited folders

I needed a (nice) way to document all non-inherited ACLs (access control lists) on a folder. I wanted this to be exported as a CSV file with a delimiter of my choice. I also wanted to add a log file, in case of any error or strange behavior I could find out what, or where … Continue reading Get ACLs on non-inherited folders

Writing to Excel

Background About a year ago I started writing things to Excel with PowerShell, based on the information I found on an MSDN blog - Create Excel file with PowerShell I wasn’t quite satisfied, though. I wanted some more formatting (specifically: change the top row behavior). It was somewhat frustrating to not be able to get … Continue reading Writing to Excel

Get all (non-default) scheduled tasks

I tried querying the scheduled tasks to give me a list of all (non-default) scheduled tasks. I also wanted to have its schedule information, which appeared to be a pretty hard task in the get-service command. After several unsuccessful attempts, I tried something else with great and immediate results. It appeared that the schtasks did … Continue reading Get all (non-default) scheduled tasks

Get all non-default Windows services

Getting a list of all services isn't that hard. This can be achieved with Get-Service or with Get-WmiObject win32_service. It seems that Get-Service doesn't leave me with enough properties to query and/or filter out, and this time the Get-WmiObject queries work quick enough; thus I'll use this for my code. I wanted a list of all … Continue reading Get all non-default Windows services