PowerShell for Windows Admins:

October, 2010


October 31, 2010  4:29 AM

Daylight Saving Time?

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We’ve finished daylight saving time in the UK.  How can we tell which time zone (and if daylight saving is enabled)?

October 30, 2010  7:00 AM

OS Recovery Options

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What  happens if your OS has a problem and crashes. You can easily check the configuration of the recovery options using WMI


October 28, 2010  6:55 AM

On board devices

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Many computer systems come with devices such as video controllers or network cards on the mother board.  Need to discover what those devices are?

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October 27, 2010  11:11 AM

PowerShell on Bing UK

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I’ve mentioned before that Bing US included an online reference to the PowerShell cmdlets under its Visual Search heading.

This is now also available on the UK version of Bing.  Navigate from the home page or jump straight in with


October 27, 2010  8:42 AM

Boot Configuration

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I’ve shown how to get the boot up time of a system before.  We can also find a few more bits of information about the system configuration.


October 25, 2010  12:16 PM

Computer Roles

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Do your systems know what they are supposed to be doing?

This quick test ensure that the machines know which domain they are in and what they are configured to do.

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October 20, 2010  1:03 PM

PowerShell in Practice Review

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Jonathan has written a review of my PowerShell in Practice book at Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


October 18, 2010  12:10 PM

User Group Meeting Cancelled

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Due to unforeseen circumstances tomorrow’s (Tuesday 19 October) Live meeting presented by the UK PowerShell User Group is cancelled.

Apologies for the short notice.

I will reschedule for November.


October 10, 2010  2:22 PM

Powershell UG October 2010

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When: Tuesday, Oct 19, 2010 7:30 PM (BST)


Where: Virtual

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Following on from the discussion at last months live meeting we will cover PowerShell jobs

Notes


Richard Siddaway has invited you to attend an online meeting...


October 8, 2010  12:31 PM

WMI and Network Adapters: 10

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In episode 10 we saw how to renew the lease of a DHCP enabled NIC.  What about dropping the lease all together?

Lets go back to the NIC we are experimenting on.

Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration -Filter "Index='11'"  | gm -MemberType...


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