Add AD security group to local administrators on Hyper-V server running core

By admin

First connect to the remote server with powershell

Next run the command to add the group:

If you’re paranoid (like me) and want to check this worked you can use:

Find number of cores on each processor for Microsoft Server 2016 Licensing

By admin

To calculate the cost of licensing for Server 2016, it’s necessary to know how many cores each CPU of your server is running.  This WMI query is useful in identifying that.