In languages like C, you have Switch statements allowing you to evaluate the input, then have a few options for the output. Switch statements are used in place of a series of if/else statements in order to make your code more readable. Case statements can also have better performance than a traditional if/else setup. This is because if you have a bunch of if statements, the system will have to evaluate all of the if statements at the time of execution. However, with a case statement, it is Read more […]Read More
Adding Network printers to a print server can be cumbersome when doing it through the GUI. For that reason, you may want to attempt to do it via a CLI interface. In this article I describe the Powershell commands for adding a TCP port for a TCP printer. As well as how to bulk create the TCP printer ports using a Powershell For loop.SyntaxThe syntax for adding the TCP print port via powershell is as follows:Add-PrinterPort -Name “ip_IPAddress” -PrinterHostAddress IPAddressExamplesHere is an example Read more […]
Scripting is a very useful skill which will save any Sysadmin a lot of time. Who wants to go to every device in their environment and perform the same task over and over again? In this posting I will cover a few basics for those getting started in scripting.