PowerShell for Windows Admins:

March, 2012


March 13, 2012  12:11 PM

PowerShell–Good Scripts guide

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Ed Wilson, the Microsoft Scripting Guy, wrote recently Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

March 11, 2012  11:22 AM

Setting a Network address in Windows Server 8

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Windows Server 8 & Windows 8 bring a host of new functionality to us. I wanted to try out some of it so created a new VM and installed the OS – went for full GUI for now

Opened PowerShell and ran

Set-ExecutionPolicy remotesigned
Enable-PSRemoting...


March 11, 2012  8:40 AM

PowerShell books–March 2012

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Back in January last year I posted about my preferred set of PowerShell books. Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


March 10, 2012  6:09 AM

Migrating to CIM–doh

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Just had the blinding glimpse of the obvious and if I use a default parameter set my problem is solved

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March 10, 2012  6:03 AM

Migrating to CIM-part3

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The last part of the jigsaw is to wrap the CIM functionality in a function

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March 10, 2012  5:44 AM

Migrating to CIM-part 2

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We need to find the parameters associated with a WMI method – this information has to include the parameter and data type.  WMI also gives a name to the output variable – this becomes a property on the return object.

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March 10, 2012  5:18 AM

Migrating to CIM–part 1

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

I have created many WMI posts on this blog over the years. With PowerShell v3 a new API has been introduced and new cmdlets are available for working with WMI. The new functionality offers many improvements and advantages over using the WMI cmdlets so I thought that a series of articles showing...


March 8, 2012  1:36 PM

PowerShell web access

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Would you like to be able to access a PowerShell console in a web browser to manage your remote machines?

You would – then PowerShell web access in Windows Server 8 is just for you

Introductory details here:


March 6, 2012  12:50 PM

PowerShell v3 in Depth–offer

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I announced the availability of PowerShell v3 in Depth on Manning’s Early Access Programme

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March 6, 2012  12:45 PM

UK PowerShell group–March 2012

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Here are the details of the March meeting


When: Tuesday, Mar 27, 2012 7:30 PM (GMT)


Where: Virtual

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PowerShell v3 introduces a new way of working with WMI plus the option of creating your own cmdlets directly from WMI classes...


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