PowerShell for Windows Admins:

November, 2012


November 30, 2012  2:39 PM

A switch in time

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

I’ve posted about the switch statement a number of times but it is one of those topics that keeps coming up. Imagine you have a variable that can take one of several values. Depending on the value you might want to perform different actions like this


				
								
				 

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November 30, 2012  11:46 AM

Active Directory & testing for user’s existence

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

 

When you are creating a new user you may want to test if a particular name is already is use. The Quest AD cmdlets provide great functionality but one area of confusion is where you are searching for a user by name:

PS> Get-QADUser -Identity "GREEN Dave" | ft...


November 28, 2012  10:44 AM

Clearing all telephone information for an AD account

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

I had a question through the blog asking how you could clear the telephone, pager and ipphone information from a user account.

Telephone information in AD appears on the General tab telephone and Other..   And on the telephone tab there is home, mobile, pager, fax and ipphone...


November 26, 2012  2:27 PM

UK PowerShell group – December 2012

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

Last meeting of 2012 – PowerShell jobs and scheduled tasks

 


When: Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012 7:30 PM (GMT)


Where:

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PowerShell jobs provide the ability to perform long running background tasks. With the introduction of...


November 25, 2012  5:51 AM

Powershell Resources

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

I’ve reorganised the slide packs and recordings for the UK PowerShell group. You can find them here

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November 20, 2012  4:44 PM

Introduction to PowerShell workflows

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

The recording, slides and demo scripts from tonights session are available at

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November 19, 2012  3:56 PM

Workflow session reminder

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

The re-scheduled UK PowerShell group session on workflows will happen tomorrow. Details from

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November 19, 2012  12:27 PM

Kindle Fire quirk

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

Quick report of an oddity that I discovered with the Kindle Fire.  If you copy an ebook in mobi format onto the Fire you can read it with no problem.  If you select remove from device when you have finished reading the book it disappears from the list on books on the device. The file...


November 14, 2012  2:54 PM

PowerShell Group Session

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

I seem to have fixed my audio problems so I’m re-scheduling the session


When: Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012 7:30 PM (GMT)


Where:

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Workflows are one of the big things in PowerShell v3. This session provides an introduction and overview of this...


November 13, 2012  2:04 PM

Apologies for meeting failure

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

Apologies to all who tried to attend the Live Meeting tonight – I had audio problems that I couldn’t resolve.

I’ll reschedule the session when I’ve fixed the problem


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