Microsoft Baseline Configuration Analyzer

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  Microsoft has released The Microsoft Baseline Configuration Analyzer (MBCA). What does it do? good question. according to the readme the tool analyzes a system’s configuration based on a predefined configuration baseline model obtained from Microsoft. You can download it here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=db70824d-abae-4a92-9aa2-1f43c0fa49b3&DisplayLang=en To summarize, right now in terms of what it CAN do – it doesn’t […]

Powershell and Exchange 2000/2003

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Most folks I talk to have installed Powershell, but not done much with it. Most of these folks also run Exchange 2000 or Exchange 2003 and don’t dream of managing Exchange from anything else but the GUI or VBScript. Point in case, a lot of Exchange 2003 information is available via WMI. Powershell makes WMI […]