Powershell as a Telnet Replacement

You know what grinds my gears? Telnet is no longer a default option in Windows. Gone are the days where one could easily test an open TCP port by doing telnet HOSTNAME PORTNAME. Good ol’ telnet. Sure, all activity could easily be seen across the wire but it was...

Get TCP/UDP Connection Count

Here’s a simple situation I ran into today. I’ve been troubleshooting an intermittent problem with a Windows 2008 R2 server for a few weeks now. I opened a Microsoft support ticket and the problem was believed to be due to port exhaustion in the dynamic...
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