Windows DNS Settings Scripting

Where would we be without “t’internet”, even more lonely, that’s where! Thusly it is often useful to be able to manipulate your systems IP settings directly. Below are the building blocks for batch files which you can use to, for instance, switch between multiple “IP setups” instantly (i.e. “work”, “home” & “mobile” setups, for instance).

Exchange (2003) & Windows (2003) Full Recovery from “Cold” Backup

Having just successfully completed a “worst case” email data restore / recovery from Exchange 2003 backup, I feel it would be useful to pull all the sources of info I used to do this together into one concise guide, for anyone who ever needs to do likewise! Scenario: Total loss of Exchange 2003 email server.