Anthony Metcalf

Anthony Metcalf has been in IT for over 15 years, working with UK firms in industries from Engineering to Law, along with service providers. Anthony works in all areas of the data center, from networking to automation. Anthony has earned dual VCP certification (VCP-NV and VCP-DCV) along with CCNA, MCSE and AWS Associate Solutions Architect. In the past Anthony has written for The Virtualisation Practice and PlanetVM

How to SSH into Unifi AP (Access Point)

Not sure how to SSH into a Unifi AP? Learn how to SSH into a Unifi AP, and reset unadopted Unifi APs by running commands and navigating through a controller.

How to Export Active Directory Users to CSV and Build Reports

Learn how to export active directory users to CSV with PowerShell by querying AD with the Get-ADUser cmdlet and invoking Export-CSV!

Terraform vs. Ansible: A Fight to the Death or Friends Forever?

Terraform and Ansible are two popular tool to automate infrastructure and configuration management. Should we ask Terraform vs. Ansible or do these two tools really get along?

How to Use VMware Photon to Create a Handy Software Router

Learn how to set up VMware Photon OS to create a software router handy for your labs! This tutorial will show you how to spin up a Photon VM in VMware Workstation Pro, set static IPs, and turn on routing.

How to Manage Active Directory Sites with PowerShell

Understand how to manage Active Directory sites with PowerShell in this handy step-by-step tutorial.

How to Convert YAML to JSON [Python, PowerShell, Go]

Learn how to convert YAML to JSON programmatically using Python, PowerShell, and Go.

How to Find Listening Ports with Netstat and PowerShell

Using netstat, ports can be discovered on Windows PCs with ease. Coupled with PowerShell and Get-NetTCPConnection, you have one handy tool.

What is a CSV File, How to Create, Open and Work with Them

Learn how CSV files came to be, how they're structured and how to work with them in PowerShell and Microsoft Excel in this guide.

Docker Exec: Your Goto Command for Running Commands in Docker

Learn how to troubleshoot and optimize containers with the Docker exec command, either as an interactive or non-interactive user!

How to Flush DNS in Windows 10

Flush and clear the DNS Resolver Cache in Windows 10 using the built-in ipconfig command or PowerShell's Clear-DnsClientCache!