SQL SERVER DBA, Linux and Azure

Get CPU utilization for a host using PowerShell Script

 The code snippet below shows how to get CPU utilization for a host.

Get-WmiObject -Class win32_Processor -ComputerName <ip address> | select DeviceID,Name,Status,LoadPercentage | Sort-Object LoadPercentage -Descending

Note: You have to update ip address or hostname to get output.

Get last reboot time for a host using PowerShell Script

 Here is how we can get the last reboot time for a host using powershell.

Get-WmiObject Win32_OperatingSystem -ComputerName <ip address> | foreach ($_) { [System.DateTime]::ParseExact($_.LastBootupTime.split('.')[0],'yyyyMMddHHmmss',$null) }

Note: You have to replace ip address or hostname to get output.

Send email with attachments using PowerShell script

Being able to send emails through script is really useful, particularly for system administrators who often have to administer their servers remotely. It also comes in handy for various other purposes. The code below demonstrates how to send email with attachments using PowerShell.

$smtpServer = "<your smtp mail server address>"
$msg = new-object Net.Mail.MailMessage
$smtp = New-Object Net.Mail.SmtpClient($smtpServer)
 
$msg.From = "from@xyz.com"
$msg.To.Add("to@xyz.com")
$msg.Subject = "Your email subject line"
$msg.Body = "Your email body"
 
# Attachments
$file1 = ".\f1.txt"
$file2 = ".\f2.txt"
 
foreach ($file in ($file1, $file2)){
    $att = New-Object Net.Mail.Attachment($file)
    $msg.Attachments.Add($att)
}
 
$smtp.Send($msg)