WMI is installed as a series of providers. The information on creating the classes comes from MOF files. I was recently asked about a problem with a specific class & could it be restored – in this case it was easier to rebuild WMI as the provider created a large part of the root\cimv2...
There are many people who don’t like to see the WMI system properties
PS> Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_OperatingSystem | select __*
__GENUS : 2
The recording of Aleksandar’s session for the UK user group
I was working with the new CIM cmdlets in PowerShell 3 CTP and mistyped a command (as I thought)
Get-Cimclass win32_operatingsystem | select -ExpandProperty methods | select -f 1 select -ExpandProperty Qualifiers
My surprise was because of the two uses of select...
Some more sessions have been announced for the Deep Dive
Remember that yesterday I loaded the RSAT tools on to my Windows 8 server instance. This includes a PowerShell module that auto loads – like all Windows 8 modules on the PS module path
Start by looking at the GET commands
Get-Command -Module DhcpServer get*...
Today’s big news is the release of CTP1 for PowerShell 3
It only runs on...
Having a quick look at the numbers of commands in PowerShell 3 on Windows 8 I get this
PS> (get-command -CommandType cmdlet).count
PS> (get-command -CommandType function).count
The numbers are even higher on...
There are a number of modules related to DNS ModuleType Name ---------- ---- Manifest DnsClient Manifest DnsConfig Binary DnsLookup Manifest DnsNrpt If we start with the DnsClient module we get these functions and...
Quick reminder about the UK User group Live Meeting on remoting and end points presented by PowerShell MVP Alexsandar Nikolic.