Author: Lex Hansen

Setting Up DFS In Your Environment Let’s walk through setting up Windows DFS. If reading is not your thing, check out the video tutorial above that goes through these same steps. The following steps assume that you already have both of your servers set up. You’ll just be setting up roles and replication. Let’s start […]

Install Step The PDQ Deploy Install step is more powerful than you may think.  Jordan and I walk you through all the many uses for the Install step. These include .exe, .msi, .msp, batch files, VBscripts, Regedit files, and PowerShell scripts. PDQ Deploy makes the installation of different install files smooth as butter.  MSI files […]

The errors are many: Target computer name mismatch Failed to connect to ADMIN$ share The target account name is incorrect The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect. These errors don’t necessarily mean that name resolution via DNS is broken but the chances are good that DNS needs some attention. The only exception […]

This last week we have had a lot of questions about preferences in PDQ Inventory;Here is a video I made to hopefully cover any inquiries.In this video I cover:Active Directory SyncBackground ServiceCredentialsHeartbeatPerformanceScan ProfilesScanning

Wake On LAN (WOL) can be used to help turn on machines that are powered off for the purpose of allowing PDQ Inventory to do a scan. The way to set this up in PDQ Inventory is to go to File->Preferences->Scanning and then set the Offline Policy to “Wake-on-Lan then attempt to scan”Make sure the […]