The PowerShell team have been updating the online help files since PowerShell v2 was released. Unfortunately your local help files haven’t been updated. This now changes with the release of a CHM file containing the updated help files -
How many times have you done this when testing network connectivity?
If all we want is a test of connectivity ping works fine. We can ping using WMI or .NET classes from within PowerShell. This has the advantage of returning an object rather than...
Author: Jeffery Hicks
Publisher: Sapien Press
I have three main criteria for judging a book:
· Is it technically accurate?
· Does deliver the material it claims to deliver?
· Is worth the cost of purchase and the time I...
Thanks again to Jonathan Medd for an excellent session on PowerShell modules. As promised the slides and demo scripts are available on Jonathan’s blog
Details of the next meeting of the UK PowerShell User Group
When: Tuesday, Jun 21, 2011 7:30 PM (BST)
Session will look at using PowerShell to automate Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Visio,...
Having stirred up a bit of discussion with my comments about object creation its time to tackle a particular hot button of mine – aliases.
Before I state anything else this is how I use aliases:
- at the command line I may use an alias or the full cmdlet name as the mood...
Don’t forget Jonathan Medd will be presenting on PowerShell modules – Tuesday 10 May @ 8.30 UK time
The reliability and stability metrics are enable by default on Windows 7. On Windows 2008 R2 need to enable them via GPO. Look for Configure Reliability WMI Providers (and enable) in Computer Configuration – Policies – Administrative Templates – Windows Components – Windows Reliability...
Just released PowerShell Admin Modules (PAM) 0.5. This adds the PAMStability module for working with stability and reliability metrics on Windows 7 and 2008 R2. The following 2 functions are available:
Want to know if there is something affecting the reliability of you system? For Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 WMI providers some reliability metrics. They are enabled by default on Windows 7. group Policy has to be used to enable them on the server side. See Computer Settings -...