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Redirect URLs to in HOSTS file 1.4.19

This script can be used as a quick way to block access to a URL. The provided URLs (comma separated) are placed in a 'ControlUp' section of the HOSTS file, where they are directed to As a result DNS lookup of these URLs always point to home, essentially preventing access to a website unless you know the IP number. After this the command IPCONFIG /FLUSHDNS is run to clear the DNS cache. tags:ip blocking, hosts
Created: 2020-03-30
Modified: 2020-03-30
Creator: Ton de Vreede
Downloads: 18

Disable online services for Windows 10 Search 1.4.5

This script disconnects Windows 10 search from Bing and Cortana online services, hiding online content from search results. tags:windows 10,search,bing,cortana
Created: 2020-02-09
Modified: 2020-02-09
Creator: ek
Downloads: 22

Disable or Enable SSH on an VMware ESXi host 1.2.25

Using PowerCLI, Connect to vCenter and start or stop the SSH service on a host. Notet that , the computer running this script must have PowerCLI, and vCenter credentails are required during script execution. tags:$HypervisorPlatform="VMware",$SSHenabled
Created: 2019-10-04
Modified: 2019-10-04
Creator: mc
Downloads: 37

Schedule reboot 2.5.10

Schedule a reboot for a number of minutes/hours in the future by creating a scheduled task which runs once only. By default the reboot will not occur if there are logged on users or disconnected sessions in existence at the scheduled reboot time. This script will not message users, log them off or prevent further logons from occurring. Arguments: Minutes:hours - the number of hours/minutes in the future at which to schedule the reboot, e.g. 2:30 for 2 hours and 30 minutes in the future (default is 30 minutes) Force - if set to true then the reboot will occur even if there are connected or disconnected user sessions at the time of the reboot (default is false) Reason for Reboot - optional text which be placed in the event log tags:$Uptimeindays,$Uptimeindays>="8"
Created: 2018-09-29
Modified: 2018-12-13
Creator: Guy Leech
Downloads: 66