About Dan Stolts ITProGuru

Dan Stolts (The "ITProGuru") is a technology expert who is a master of systems management and security. He is proficient in many Microsoft products especially in the server area (Windows Server, System Center, Exchange, SharePoint, Virtualization, Etc) and holds many certifications including MCT, MCITP, MCSE, TS, etc. Dan is currently specializing in System Management and Security and is also very passionate about virtualization technologies. Dan is and has been a very active member of the community. He is president of Boston User Groups, Founder of Virtualization Group Boston, Founder of North East Leaders and serves on many IT Community group boards. He is in the process of writing his first book on building technology communities. He is a believer in social networking and can be reached on twitter @ITProGuru. He has participated in many non-technology community groups such as: Rotary Club, Lions Club, local Chambers of Commerce and is a mentor for the local high schools. Dan is an enthusiastic advocate of technology and is passionate about helping others. Dan's lifelong passion has been and continues to be to help and teach others!
Sep 24

Microsoft 2015 Virtual CIO Summit, streaming LIVE from the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, WA!

Watch the Microsoft 2015 Virtual CIO Summit, streaming LIVE from the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, WA! Date: Tuesday, October 6th Time: 8:00am – 2:45pm PDT Hear from industry thought leaders, key Microsoft experts and your peers at this year’s CIO … Continue reading

Aug 24

Provision Storage Configuration with PowerShell-Part 2 of Using Storage Spaces Deployment Guide

ProvisionStorageConfiguration.ps1 https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Storage-Spaces-Automated-3caf249a After hardware validation, you can begin creating Storage Pools and Virtual disks from the disks. Run the ProvisionStorageConfiguration.ps1 script with: PS>> .\ProvisionStorageConfiguration.ps1 PS>> .\ProvisionStorageConfiguration.ps1 -Automated PS>> .\ProvisionStorageConfiguration.ps1 –PhysicalDisks <physical disk objects> The first option is recommended and will … Continue reading

Aug 24

Automating and Testing Storage Spaces Performance with PowerShell Part 1 of Deployment Guide

This is the first of a two part series on “Automating and Testing Storage Spaces Performance with PowerShell-Part 1of Using Storage Spaces Deployment Guide”  In the series, we walk through the Storage Spaces Deployment Guide for Automation Scripts.  This guide … Continue reading

Aug 20

TechNet Radio: DFSR in Windows Server 2012 R2: Restoring Conflicted, Deleted and PreExisting files with PowerShell

Dan Stolts  and Ned Pyle are back for this week’s episode of TechNet Radio and in this show they discuss a new feature in Windows Server 2012 R2 DFSR which helps restore preserved files. Join us for this demo intensive … Continue reading