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Independent IT consultant, technical writer, trainer, and presenter. Adam specializes in consulting and evangelizing all things IT automation with a primary focus on PowerShell. Adam is a Microsoft Windows Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP, and he has authored a variety of web-based training courses.
IT Operations
15 January, 2016

How to Get User Logon Session Times from the Event Log

If you’re a knowledge worker, to be productive in a work environment, you’re probably going to need a user account. And you’re probably going to need to actually use this user account to login...
IT Operations
6 November, 2015

Windows Event Log Forwarding in Windows Server 2008

I love Active Directory auditing. I love it because with just a couple clicks of the mouse I can easily create a policy that immediately gets applied to 500 servers that begins recording useful...
IT Operations
22 September, 2015

Tracking Malicious Windows Server Events with PowerShell

Windows servers can potentially generate thousands—or even hundreds of thousands—of events daily. Most are created from perfectly safe events that system administrators use to get a glimpse of...
IT Operations
16 July, 2015

Easy Event Log Querying with PowerShell

If you’re using any kind of native Active Directory (AD) auditing today you probably love the information it generates in the security event log. Native AD auditing is awesome about generating...