Finding users in AD and adding to distribution group

I had a scenario in which a group of users needed to be added to a distribution group hosted on Exchange online. So I thought Id made a little script which pulls users from the local Active Directory; checks them against the distribution group and if they are not present, adds them. You may want […]

WSUS Server Cleanup Wizard Crashing/Timing out

Whilst trying to cleanup and remove older Windows updates to free up space on my WSUS box I ran into the issue of WSUS crashing with the following exception: The WSUS administration console was unable to connect to the WSUS Server Database. Verify that SQL server is running on the WSUS Server. If the problem […]

Connecting to Windows Internal Database (WID)

Whilst trying to figure out issues with a service which uses Windows Internal Database (WID) I came into the issue of actually connecting and managing it… Steps to connect to WID: Download and install Microsoft SQL Server Manager (found here) onto the machine hosting the instance Run Microsoft SQL Server Manager (SSMS) as Administrator (if […]