Testing Network Connectivity via PowerShell (Part 2)

Continuing on with my exploring of testing connectivity I ran into a practical reason today for using Powershell. A computer on my employers network apparently loses network connectivity (according to the end user) during a 2 hour window in the evening. The event logs on the PC don’t indicate any issues and the network logs … Continue reading Testing Network Connectivity via PowerShell (Part 2)

Testing Network Connectivity via PowerShell (Part 1)

Ask any IT user how they test basic network connectivity and the majority of answers will probably mention ping. Ping sends a ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol) packet to a target and then waits for a reply. If ping shows a reply then there is basic network connectivity, if it doesn't get a reply then … Continue reading Testing Network Connectivity via PowerShell (Part 1)

BASIC on BBC iPlayer, Changing DNS Settings via Powershell

This week I have been expanding my knowledge by working my way through the modules on freecodecamp.org; it's free coding training so what's not to like? The awesome news this week is that the BBC has added some of it's 1980s archive episodes about BASIC to the BBC iPlayer. Concepts from BASIC are still used … Continue reading BASIC on BBC iPlayer, Changing DNS Settings via Powershell