Author Archives: Cheyenne Harden

Uncheck the Password Never Expires Checkbox for an AD OU

By | March 12, 2008

The lazy admin knew I had a script that would do something to a users acount. Somthing with the passsword.
Well, I did. But not what he was asking for. So, I took the previous password script and changed it.
Thanks to Guy Tomas for starting the ball rolling.
I changed the script to uncheck the "password never expires" checkbox.

Recover Deleted Items From Outlook

By | February 5, 2008

Sometimes items get hard deleted and you need a way to recover them. This script will add a registry key to allow for message recovery for all folders in Outlook. Then you will be able to click on tools>"Recover Deleted Items" from any folder!

For More information on this please see: http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/Recovering-Deleted-Items-Exchange-Server-2003-Part1.html

Network Management On the Cheap

By | January 18, 2008

Managing a small network is not too difficult, but you can make it easier. I really recommend installing applications from http://www.adventnet.com/.If you have a small network to manage you can use their enterprise class software for free. Each of their suites of management software comes with a free version which has almost all of the… Read More »

Symantec and Veritas CPS Server

By | November 13, 2007

Recently, I had the pleasure to work with a client on a backup issue (coincidently, I love Backup Exec). But their was a problem… When installing Veritas Backup Exec CPS Server 11D make sure that Symantec AV is version 10 or greater before running the upgrade. When SAV 9 is installed the CPS server installation fails… Read More »

Sync Time With Domain Time Server

By | October 19, 2007

I have an application called PDM Works Enterprise.
When some people access the appliation the side effect is their system time slows down.
I have look on forums and called application support, but no dice.
So, I created a script that syncs time with your domains time server.
Thanks to the Windows Scripting Guys for explaining %COMSPEC%.