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Derek Schauland and Donald Jacobs, Troubleshooting Windows Server with PowerShell, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1851-8_3

3. Gathering and Reporting Detailed Information from a Computer

Derek Schauland and Donald Jacobs2

(1)Greenville, Wisconsin, USA

(2)Appleton, Wisconsin, USA

Another day, another chapter. Wait, strike that. Another day, another server. Sometimes it is nice to know how a server is doing today so that later, when the same server is having problems, you can compare data to historical data.

Consider this scenario: You get a phone call saying that Server01 is having problems. You jump on the server and document the basics of the computer, disk space, shares, NTFS permissions, and computer settings. Great! ...

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