Report a Dell Service Tag Remotely

Create a text file with the following: 

 ComputerName = InputBox("Computer Name")
strComputer = ComputerName
Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" _
& "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")
Set colSMBIOS = objWMIService.ExecQuery _
("Select * from Win32_SystemEnclosure")
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Creating A Custom WinPE Disk

Currently I am using this to run Dell updates on non windows operating systems that are not directly supported.

imagex /mountrw c:\winpe_x86\winpe.wim 1 c:\winpe_x86\mount

imagex /unmount /commit c:\winpe_x86\mount

copy c:\winpe_x86\winpe.wim c:\winpe_x86\ISO\sources\boot.wim

oscdimg.exe -n -bc:\winpe_x86\etfsboot.com c:\winpe_x86\ISO c:\winpe_x86\dell.iso
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Getting to Network Connections Quickly in Vista

Pop this into the run dialog:

 control ncpa.cpl 

This will also work for the following:

control printers = Printers 
control sysdm.cpl = System Properties
control appwiz.cpl = Programs & Features (Add & Remove)

This can also...

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Creating a ZFS iSCSI Target

Using a Nexenta VM it is possible to create a 500 TB thin provisioned iSCSI target in three lines:

 zpool create zfspool01 raidz c2t0d0 c2t1d0 c2t2d0 zfs create -s -V 500TB zfspool01/share01 zfs set shareiscsi=on zfspool01/share01
In this case...
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