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February, 2012


February 28, 2012  5:22 PM

UK PowerShell group–February 2012 recording



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell, User Group

The recording, slides and demo scripts from tonight’s PowerShell and SQL Server session are available as a single zip file for download from

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February 27, 2012  10:56 AM

February UG meeting–Final reminder



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell, User Group

 

The UK PowerShell group presents a Live Meeting tomorrow on using PowerShell with SQL Server

Details from

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February 25, 2012  10:11 AM

Using [wmiclass] accelerator and string substitution



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell, WMI

Tripped over an interesting problem

I want to use the [wmiclass] accelerator because I need to find the key of a WMI class (code borrowed from PowerShell team blog – to be returned when I’ve finished with it)

 

$t = [WMIClass]$class

$t.properties |

...


February 22, 2012  3:32 PM

Download multiple files by BITS



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
BITS, PowerShell

Last time we looked at BITS we saw how to transfer a single file. The example in the help file doesn’t work in my environment so this is what I came up with as a work around

Import-Module BitsTransfer 			


February 22, 2012  1:13 PM

object vs value



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell

An interesting question came up recently. A Powershell user was trying to access an AD attribute so they did something like this

$x = Get-ADUser -Identity usera -Properties * | select useraccountcontrol

 

When they tried to use $x it didn’t correctly in the rest of...


February 21, 2012  4:14 PM

System Center engineering blogs



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
Microsoft

The System Center family of products is getting a big make over in the 2012 release. The team blogs have just been rebranded to reflect this System Center: Service Manager System Center:...

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February 21, 2012  3:58 PM

BITS



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
BITS, PowerShell

As well as looking at WMI I thought it was time to branch out a bit and look at other functionality that could administrators The BITS (Background Intelligent Transfer Service) service is used for file transfer. Its normally thought of as being used across the internet but it can also be used...


February 21, 2012  2:24 PM

Win32_AutocheckSetting class



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
Operating System, PowerShell, WMI

I stumbled on this class

Get-WmiObject Win32_AutochkSetting

The useful output is

Caption          :
Description      :
SettingID        : Microsoft...


February 20, 2012  4:35 PM

UG meeting reminder



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell, User Group

First reminder for the UG meeting on 28February – PowerShell and SQL Server

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February 18, 2012  2:05 PM

Count of files in a folder



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
File System, PowerShell

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