Category: Computers

Restart Computers by OU

#RestartComputersbyOU.ps1 Import-Module ActiveDirectory $ou = “CN=Computers,DC=domain,DC=local” $computers = Get-ADComputer -Filter * -SearchBase $ou ForEach ( $c in $computers ) { Restart-Computer -ComputerName $ -Force }  

Restart Computers in Sequential Order

Restarting servers is a necessary evil in a Windows administrator’s world.  Unfortunately, you cannot not always just restart servers during maintenance as they may have a service dependent on another server.  Due to this, you may need to restart your servers in sequential order.  Luckily, powershell 3.0 makes this quite easy using the restart-computer commandlet.  …

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