System Administration

Slow download using Powershell

Recently I downloaded a file using the Powershell command “Invoke-WebRequest” (there is a linuxy short form: “wget” which is nice). The exact command:

wget "https://URL_HERE" -OutFile Filename.iso

This worked flawlessly, but took an incredibly long time. The download speed was about one hundredth of my normal download speed.

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Exchange 2010 Logs Eating Up Storage Space

The Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 writes all processes – before it enters them into its database – in “transaction logs”. From these logs, the entire database can therefore be reconstructed in the event of damage. But I don’t want to go into this in detail – if you are interested in this, you can read more about it here: link. The real problem is that these logs can eat a lot of memory over time. Read here how to free it.

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