This may be useful for people starting PowerShell. If you can’t remember what punctuation sign does what in PowerShell get a copy of this cheat sheet
Couple of points worth noting if you are going to use Live Mesh (1) File paths longer than 269 characters (folder paths > 248) won’t sync - shorten the path to fix (2) PST files won’t sync – even if they are not in use By default Mesh wants to put the target folder into your...
One problem I’ve had for a while is how to keep my script library synchronised across a number of machines. I have a laptop I use for my development work at home and I have two netbooks – at least one of which is always with my when I’m away from home.
I’ve tried using...
One thing that can cause problems on the network is the duplex setting on the network adapter. If this doesn’t match the switch port then at best you will get performance issues and at worst no connectivity.
The speed of the connection can be obtained from Win32_NetworkAdapter...
A recent headline asked "How will you fit into the New IT?"
My answer is what new IT?
I have been working in IT for well over 20 years and in that time I can't remember a period when there wasn't a significant change coming:
- introduction of PCs
- growth of...
I’ve working with WMI a lot recently and frequently seen things like this
Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_OperatingSystem -ComputerName dc02
Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_ComputerSystem -ComputerName dc02
Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_LogicalDisk -ComputerName dc02
Final reminder for the user group meeting on Tuesday 26 July
One of the major errors I see PowerShell newcomers performing is copying script structures and syntax of VBScript into PowerShell. Let me give you an example This piece of VBScript is borrowed from the Windows 2000 scripting guide strComputer = "." Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:"...
In this post http://msmvps.com/blogs/richardsiddaway/archive/2011/07/17/can-i-should-i.aspx I stated that PowerShell...
Next Tuesday – 26 July there will be a UK user group session looking at PowerShell remoting:
- cmdlets with remoting capabilities
- .NET remoting capabilities
- PowerShell sessions
- WinRm and WSMan cmdlets
Details on joining the live...