Powershell : Decompiling – Compiled HTML Help (.CHM) files and Data Wrangling

WHAT IS COMPILED HTML HELP (.CHM)? Microsoft Compiled HTML Help is a Microsoft proprietary online help format, consisting of a collection of HTML pages, an index and other navigation tools. The files are compressed and deployed in a binary format with the extension .CHM, for Compiled HTML. The format is often used for software documentation,… Read More Powershell : Decompiling – Compiled HTML Help (.CHM) files and Data Wrangling

PowerShell : Retrieving Exchange attributes from Active Directory

No more Logging to Exchange Servers for Quick basic reporting tasks ! 🙂  and don’t even think of loading Exchange Modules 😛 For the basic reporting like Database Names and Home Mailbox Server where the user mailbox is sitting, you can simply query Active directory and get the information. HOW  TO  LIST  ALL  EXCHANGE  ATTRIBUTES  OF  A… Read More PowerShell : Retrieving Exchange attributes from Active Directory

PowerShell : Your own ‘Cmdlet of the Day’ Script.

They say – ” Success is nothing but, Accumulated Small Victories over a long period of time”. So when it comes to Powershell, learning small things (~ Small Wins) each day over period of time, could make you real good at Powershell, hence a script for all those Learners out there. HOW IT WORKS : Script runs Get-Help and… Read More PowerShell : Your own ‘Cmdlet of the Day’ Script.

PowerShell : Infinite Loops for Testing Purpose

Many times I feel the need of Infinite loops for testing purposes, to catch an occurrence of an event or while stress testing applications, service or some specific processes. DEFINITION : An infinite loop (also known as an endless loop or unproductive loop) is a sequence of instructions in a computer program which loops endlessly, either due to the… Read More PowerShell : Infinite Loops for Testing Purpose