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Bulk Install Windows Update MSU Files with PowerShell

By Paul Hill | May 15, 2020

There may come a time when you need to manually install several Microsoft update *.msu files. If you have a laptop that cannot be connected to the internet or a WSUS server and have several update files to install it can take an entire…

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Enable PSRemoting with Group Policy

By Paul Hill | May 9, 2020

In this tutorial you are going to learn how you can enable PowerShell remoting (PS remoting) on your domain computers with Group Policy.

Send Emails from GMAIL SMTP with PowerShell

How to send Emails from PowerShell

By Paul Hill | March 21, 2020

There are several reasons why you may want to programmatically send emails with Windows PowerShell. For example, you may want to automatically email users when their Active Directory passwords are about to expire, or when their AD account locks out. In order to send…

Import Active Directory Users from a CSV Spreadsheet with PowerShell

By Paul Hill | December 29, 2019

In this tutorial I want to show you how you can write a PowerShell script to automatically create Active Directory user accounts based on a CSV or Excel spreadsheet.

How to Host a DCS Server – Full Step-by-step Guide

By Paul Hill | November 6, 2019

Overview While we at Server Academy mostly create content based around administrating the Windows Server operating system, we also love to game! One of our favorite games is DCS World, a flight simulator with highly detailed fighter jets and realistic flight models and combat systems. In this tutorial, we are going to cover the steps…


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