When: Tuesday, May 29, 2012 7:30 PM (BST)
This is the second of two meetings dealing with the new PowerShell functionality in Windows Server 8
Richard Siddaway has invited you to...
There are a number of ways to pass the names of the local machine into a script or function:
- use the actual name
- use the IP address (if the processing in the script can work with IP addresses)
- use 127.0.0.1 – the loop back address (if the processing in...
In one of the events you had to find the default printer. This can be done using WMI.
The full list of printers can seen using:
Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Printer
If you want to examine the printer objecy – to determine what information is available -...
A few times in the games you were asked for date time based information. Now WMI has a lot of classes that return WMI information. It is in an awkward format though
PS> Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_OperatingSystem | fl *time*
CurrentTimeZone : 60
The games are over for another year. The number of entries was huge – 150% increase over last year. Congratulations to the winners and to everyone who took part.
One thing I noticed was the number of scripts that made testing booleans harder than it needed to be.
A boolean can...