Active Directory (AD) viewer and editor.

Active Directory Explorer v1.4  Snapshots of an AD database for off-line viewing and comparisons Introduction Active Directory Explorer (AD Explorer) is an advanced Active Directory (AD) viewer and editor. You can use AD Explorer to easily navigate an AD database, define favorite locations, view object properties and attributes without having to open dialog boxes, edit... Continue Reading →

How to convert Physical Disk to Virtual Disk

Disk2vhd v1.63  How to convert Physical Disk to Virtual Disk Introduction Disk2vhd is a utility that creates VHD (Virtual Hard Disk - Microsoft's Virtual Machine disk format) versions of physical disks for use in Microsoft Virtual PC or Microsoft Hyper-V virtual machines (VMs). The difference between Disk2vhd and other physical-to-virtual tools is that you can... Continue Reading →

Using PowerShell to determine SharePoint database size

Open the Sharepoint management shell Then Run the following command To get list of databases Get-SPDatabase The following command to get list of every database used and its Size Get-SPDatabase | Sort-Object disksizerequired -desc | Format-Table Name, @{Label ="Size in MB"; Expression = {$_.disksizerequired/1024/1024}} To know how much total space is needed Run the following... Continue Reading →

Backup and Restore a Site Collection in SharePoint using PowerShell

Backup and Restore a Site Collection in SharePoint using PowerShell In SharePoint 2010 you can take a backup of a site collection using the Backup-SPSite cmdlet: Backup-SPSite http://SP –Path C:\Backup\siteCollection.bak Restoring a site collection in SharePoint 2010 is just as simple: Restore-SPSite http://SP –Path C:\Backup\siteCollection.bak

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