Invoke webrequest on PowerSheel version 2

There was a requirement in my organization to fetch URL content using PowerShell. We do have Invoke-Webrequest already but it works on PowerShell version 3.0 or later. For earlier versions we can use assemblies to accomplish the same. Below is the classic example for this.

Here I have stored the URL in a variable…

Let’s Encrypt – Free TLS Certificate for all

In order to make HTTPS as default, GitHub based project is open to Public for the first time. It has already been tested with some group of volunteers. Its free and easy to use. There are some major players giving some freebies but this is very straight forward among all of them. The issuing service…

Powershell Script to Execute SSH Commands

Powershell based script which can connect SSH based devices (network, Linux/Unix based devices) and execute any set of commands. It will then take the output and save in multiple txt files. Testing scenario— Backup of 20 Network Device Configuration Took less than 10 Seconds per device Output was saved in multiple text files (each named…

7034 The Lync Server Access Edge service terminated unexpectedly

Issue – Error 7034 The Lync Server Access Edge service terminated unexpectedly. If you have installed Lync 2013 CU3 or later in your environment, there is one change which is the validation process to check the trusted FQDNs found in the topology. Now you can either configure a FQDN in a hosting provider or in a federated…

How to recover deleted contacts and calender items

In many situations we used Recover Deleted Items to recover emails. In Outlook 2010, you will not find any option to recover deleted items (except mail items). There is no Registry key to enable this option. You can follow the instructions below to add the Recover Deleted Items options to the Folders Section of your…

Share posts anonymously soon on Facebook

Facebook is preparing to launch an app which will give users an option to share their posts anonymously with each other. This standalone app may also have health-focused features to connect users suffering from same illness to create a support network. According to the news, the app will allow users to have discussions about topics…

Introducing Windows 10

It’s a humbling and amazing thing to work on Windows, which is used by over 1.5 billion people in every country of the world. From kids playing with computers for the first time, to writers and journalists, to engineers, to gamers, to CEOs, at some point Windows has empowered all of us. One way to…

Four Financial Benefits of Cloud Technology

Small business owners face many non-negotiable capital investments, but technology doesn’t have to be one of them. By opting for cloud IT services for things like email, productivity apps, storage and collaboration tools, you can realize a number of financial benefits. 1. Right-size IT spending. With cloud services, you pay on a subscription basis for…