PowerShell for Windows Admins:

March, 2010


March 30, 2010  2:34 PM

Shares: Creating III

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

In a previous post http://itknowledgeexchange.techtarget.com/powershell/shares-creating-ii/ we looked at creating a file...

March 24, 2010  1:20 PM

Scripting Games 2010

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

Don’t expect to be anywhere but in front of your computer between 26 April and 7 May.  Why? because the 2010 Scripting Games are happening. The usual 10 events with beginners and advanced versions. A whole bunch of expert commentators – including me. For more information and a few...


March 24, 2010  1:19 PM

Book Review: Windows PowerShell 2.0 best practices

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March 21, 2010  7:22 AM

Shares: Creating II

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

Now we have seen how to create a share lets extend the script a bit.  This is how a lot of my scripts get developed.  I need to solve a particular problem so I write a script to do that task.  While I’m writing I try to see how I can make the script generic. Sometimes the script...


March 12, 2010  4:06 PM

Shares: Creating I

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

we’ve seen a few things we can do with shares – its time to look at creating them. A simple share craetion script will look like this


March 7, 2010  5:23 AM

Shares: Understanding the Access Mask

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

We saw earlier that the access mask was returned as a number.  We need to understand what that number means. NOTE – BEFORE RUNNING THE SCRIPT ENSURE LINE 16 AND 17 ARE COMBINED.  THEY ARE SPLIT HERE TO FIT THE LISTING INTO THE DISPLAY WIDTH.  THE LINE SHOULD BE CONTINUOUS AND...


March 6, 2010  6:06 AM

Share Type

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

One other point we need to cover is the type of share. We have a number of choices as shown in the script. The Type property has to be converted from a number to an understandable value – unless you want to learn the share types off by heart.


March 6, 2010  4:37 AM

Sharing

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

One area of our Windows machines that we definitely need to think about is the shares we create on a machine. These control access to resources – especially file resources. We can find the shares on a machine using the Win32_Share class. The name of the share and its path together with a...


March 5, 2010  3:23 PM

50% discount extended

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

Manning www.manning.com have extended their 50% discount across the weekend as follows: (Today) Friday March 5, 2010: 50% off all MEAPs. Use code dotd0305tw Saturday March 6, 2010: 50% off all print books. Use code dotd0306tw Sunday March 7, 2010: 50%...


March 4, 2010  2:35 PM

What’s the time

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

I was answering a question about time synchronisation and it got me wondering about check the time on multiple machines.


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