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Welcome to my blog! If you're looking for tutorials, hints or tips for IT, you're right here. You will find mostly articles on Microsoft products and technologies - operating systems, servers, virtualization, networks, management, but also the cloud. Sometimes I add some other interesting things.

November 2020



Data traffic measurement

On servers you often need to measure and visualize data traffic. In today’s article I will show you a guide how to use MRTG on Windows Server 2012 R2. Requirements Download and extract MRTG from For running the tool you need Perl. Recommended is ActivePerl. Perl has to be in system PATH, [...]

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Own monitoring script in PowerShell

Server monitoring is important part of every infrastructure. For basic (and free) monitoring you can use simple PowerShell script and Task Scheduler. You can write your own script or you can use any available script for example from Technet Script Center. I also use one script from Script Center. This script reads list of servers [...]

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Windows 8 Fast Startup

Fast Startup (knows also as a Hybrid Shutdown or Hybrid Boot) is a new feature in Windows 8, which is designed for faster operating system startup. This feature uses hiberfile.sys, which is also used for hibernation, but unlike hibernation, this file can be much smaller, because into the file is not saved all system state, […]

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