PowerShell for Windows Admins:

November, 2011


November 21, 2011  1:09 PM

UK PowerShell Group November–reminder

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UK PowerShell Group meeting – Jonathan Medd on “Whats new in PowerCLI 5”

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November 19, 2011  5:46 AM

Using calculated fields in subsequent processing

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A calculated field can be created in Select-Object or Format-Table. When you use Format-Table processing effectively stops, the pipeline terminates and you are dumping the results to screen. The objects produced by Format-Table are not meant for further processing.

If you use...


November 15, 2011  2:43 PM

Infrastructure Architecture–from the Middle Ages to Now

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i often wonder about how we go about performing Infrastructure Architecture in particular and Architecture in general. We spend a lot of time and effort creating frameworks such as Zachman and TOGAF; we create large bodies of data in the form of Enterprise Architecture bodies; we have patterns...


November 14, 2011  2:15 PM

Swapping virtual switches

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Virtualisation is a great technique for creating demo labs. I took my laptop with a bunch of VMs of Windows 8/Server 8 to the PowerShell Deep Dive.  Normally I run my “server” laptop and my development laptop on a switch or connected via a cross over cable. The VM nics are bound to the...


November 13, 2011  1:12 PM

Patch Tuesdays 2012

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I’ve shown these functions before but as we head rapidly towards 2012 we need to plan next years schedules.  One perennial for Windows administrators is patching – therefore we need to know patch Tuesdays. This is next years offenders

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November 11, 2011  2:48 PM

Set registry key owner

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In chapter 7 of PowerShell and WMI I stated that I would post a .NET version of a script to set ownership of a registry key. The WMI method needs Vista or above so we need the .NET version for pre-Vista operating systems.

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November 8, 2011  1:20 PM

Hosts file – add an IPv6 address

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November 6, 2011  1:50 PM

IPv6 Link local addresses and device identifier

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If I run ipconfig on my system the partial results are this

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . : tiscali.co.uk
   Link-local IPv6...


November 5, 2011  8:04 AM

PowerShell User Group 22 November

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When: Tuesday, Nov 22, 2011 9:00 PM (GMT)


Where: Live Meeting

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PowerShell MVP and PowerCLI Jonathan Medd discusses the new features and PowerCLI 5 and how to get the best from them

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November 5, 2011  5:56 AM

Working with IPv6

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A comment was left on one of the articles in my recent series on working with the hosts file asking about using IPv6.  I’ve not used it really as I’ve never had any reason but it seems a good idea to dig into it a bit as IPv6 is enabled by default in Windows Vista and above.

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