Connectwise Automate – Monitoring whether or not Liongard Agents are set to auto update.

I recently attended the product update webinar for Liongard. It was recommended that you check whether or not agents were set to auto update. After a little bit of digging I found that there was a xml file in the Liongard directory that contained this info. I wrote a small one liner with Powershell to

Powershell – How to connect to Exchange Online on a MFA protected tenant.

With the introduction of the security baselines from Microsoft it is necessary for you to use Modern Authentication in your PowerShell scripts/if you want to connect to Exchange Online. Connecting to Exchange Online is a pretty easy process and you can do so by following the steps below: Open Powershell and install the Exchange Online

Powershell – How to check for services that are set to ‘Automatic’ start up type and ‘Stopped’

Powershell is a really powerful tool and can be used to automate tasks during troubleshooting. One of the issues that I have seen in the past is that services will not start automatically after an update. Depending on the amount of services on a machine it can be a time consuming process to check for

ConnectWise Automate – Finding Hyper-V 2012 servers with Broadcom NetXtreme Adapters

There is a reported issue with Hyper-V servers running Microsoft Server 2012 and Microsoft Server 2012 R2 where BroadCom NetExtreme adapters with VMQ enabled will have VMs lose connectivity intermittently. Information on the issue can be found here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2986895/virtual-machines-lose-network-connectivity-when-you-use-broadcom-netxt You can utilize SQLYog to run the query below on a on premise ConnectWise Automate installation.