Adding Computers to AD Group with Powershell

Adding computers from a text file like:

pc1 pc2 pc3 pc4 …

using powershell could look like that:

1 2 Get-Content "C:\file.txt" | ForEach-Object {Get-QADComputer $_ |` Add-QADGroupMember -Credential $usercredential -Identity "our_ad_group" }

Everything should be pretty clear, in the variable $usercredential are credentials for the user which has rights to modify AD group membership. […]

Importing Server Certificate with private key on IIS without creating CSR

Ok, here is a guide how to import a server certificate which comes with a key in a file. Additionally the import is being made on a Server on which hasn’t been created a CSR for the certificate.


BSOD Process1_initialization_failed Stop: 0x0000006B

Recently I got a very unpleasant Error on my Exchange 2010 SP1 running on Windows 2008 R2 SP1. After installing some MS Patches (KB2494016, KB2520235, KB2521907) I was forced to restart the server and after that came the bad news. Server didn’t want to come up, resulting in a blue screen with enigmatic description PROCESS1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED […]