PowerShell Script to move Hyper-V Hosts to special OU and add them to group


as another part of my deployment scripts, I developed a small script that does following tasks.

  1. Moves all Hosts with *SVR-HV* from Computers to Hyper-V OU
  2. Creates Group for Hosts
  3. Adds Hosts to group


How to dump firewall rules into file with powershell

Hi everybody,

again a short note for my self to not search again in my offline notes. 😉

How to dump Firewall rules with Powershell 3.0 and newer in a file “oneliner”.

Inbound rules:


Outbound rules:


#PowerShell script – create converged network (incl. IPs, VLAN, DNS etc.) for Hyper-V

I’m still working on some more automation parts of that script but it is working in the current state. So please be gently. 🙂

Thanks to Thomas Maurer. His blockpost about convered networking did most of the job here.


Free Script: Fixing Hyper-V Folder Security via @AltaroHyperV

Eric Siron Senior Systems Administrator at The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and blogger on Altaros Hyper-V Hub recently published a powershell script to fix folder Hyper-V folder security.

Click here to view the original blog with the script.

What you should also try out is Altaro Hyper-V Backup. You have a free licences that enables you to backup two VMs. To download the free edition please click on the banner below.


Dell Compellent Storage Center PowerShell sample Command Set

Source Dell TechCenter global:

This files contains the scripts from the “Using the Dell Compellent Storage Center PowerShell Command Set” Webcast that took place on December 12, 2013.

PowerShell is the defacto standard for scripting in the Windows environment.  There is a wide variety of PowerShell cmdlets that allow Windows, as well as many server applications, to be managed through scripting.  Dell Compellent also provides a PowerShell command set to manage the Dell Compellent Storage Center.  Operations that include Windows, application and storage tasks can be performed consistently and efficiently using a PowerShell script.

After a brief overview of PowerShell, you’ll learn how to use the Storage Center PowerShell Command Set through a series of demonstrations.  With that knowledge, you’ll be able to start leveraging the command set to manage the Storage Center in your environment.

You can download the scripts here.