PowerShell for Windows Admins:

July, 2010


July 27, 2010  2:00 PM

Recording and slides for July 2010 UG meeting



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, Registry, User Group

This months meeting covered working with the registry.

The slides and the demo script are available from

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July 26, 2010  12:41 PM

Tomorrow – July UG meeting



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, Registry, User Group, WMI

Tomorrow is the PowerShell UG Live Meeting on the Registry, PowerShell, .NET and WMI.

Full details from

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July 25, 2010  4:40 AM

Complexity vs Heterogeneity



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
Infrastructure Architecture

Most organisations have a degree of heterogeneity in their infrastructure for example:

  • mainly Windows with a few Unix or Linux servers
  • multiple versions of SQL Server because of application restrictions
  • a mixture of fat client and thin client systems because of...


July 24, 2010  7:29 AM

Remove Registry Key



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, Registry

Alternatively we can remove the whole key

...


July 24, 2010  7:27 AM

Remove-RegValue



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, Registry

Removing a registry value is a matter of using the DeleteValue() method


July 23, 2010  1:50 PM

Setting permissions



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, Security, WMI

There was a question on the ITKE forum about creating folders and setting permissions.  That immediately started me thinking about a PowerShell answer


July 20, 2010  2:53 AM

July 2010 UG meeting – Registry



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, User Group

How we can use PowerShell, WMI and .NET to work with the registry

Notes


Richard Siddaway has invited you to attend an online meeting using Live Meeting.


July 18, 2010  12:03 PM

Page File information



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
Operating System, PowerShell v2

A simple function to retrieve page file details

function Get-PageFile {
param(
    [string]$computer="."
)   
        Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_PageFileUsage  -ComputerName...


July 16, 2010  6:59 AM

Uninstalling software



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
Automation, PowerShell v2, Software, WMI

The Win32_Product class can be used to list the installed software (what shows in Control panel Programmes and Featurs) on a machine.  it can also be used to uninstall software. We can see the installed software Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Product we can filter down to the results we...


July 13, 2010  2:57 PM

PowerShell User Group Next Meetings



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, User Group

Next meetings are:

27 July 7.30 BST – Registry, Transactions, Provider, WMI

14 September 8.30 BST – Jonathan Medd MVP on Remoting – Note the time change


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