PowerShell for Windows Admins:

April, 2015


April 30, 2015  12:00 PM

WMF 5.0 – Clipboard cmdlets

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

The April 2015 WMF 5.0 preview brings new functionality in the shape of cmdlets for working directly with the clipboard. You use Set-Clipboard to put data onto the...

April 30, 2015  5:51 AM

WMF 5.0–New-TemporaryFile

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

Creating a temporary file in PowerShell 4.0 and earlier has been possible using a number of techniques such as: £> $file = [System.IO.Path]::GetTempFileName() £> $file C:\Users\Richard\AppData\Local\Temp\tmpEFAD.tmp With the April 2015 WMF 5.0 preview this becomes much...


April 29, 2015  11:19 AM

WMF 5.0 April 2015 Preview is available

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

The PowerShell team have released the April 2015 WMF 5.0 preview.  Details from 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


April 28, 2015  1:05 PM

Blocksize missing?

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
CIM, Disk architecture

I recently had a question asking why the Bloacksize property on Win32_LogicalDisk is empty but is populated on Win32_Volume. The thing is to remember the underlying thing that these 2 CIM classes represent. A logical disk is a subdivision of an extended partition. An extended partition can...


April 28, 2015  3:16 AM

OMI/CIM/WMI dictionary

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
CIM, Powershell, WMI

Don Jones provides a very good summary of the similarities and differences between WMI, CIM and OMI http://powershell.org/wp/2015/04/24/management-information-the-omicimwmimidmtf-dictionary/ Recommended reading if you’re using these technologies


April 22, 2015  2:12 PM

PowerShell Summit NA 2015

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

We’re into the last afternoon as I write this. We’ve had some amazing sessions with excellent presentations on DSC, security aspects of using PowerShell, using and manipulating data with PowerShell, PowerShellGet, Nano server, working with ACLs in PowerShell and PowerShell help. This has...


April 21, 2015  1:09 PM

PowerShell Summit NA 2015–announcements

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

The PowerShell Team announced some things on Monday OneGet is now PowerShell Package Maanger Next WMF 5.0 preview will become available on 30 April Pester – the testing module – will be included in Windows Open Source projects on Github: DSC Resource Kit PowerShell Script...


April 21, 2015  11:25 AM

PowerShell Summit NA 2015–recordings

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

The recordings from PowerShell Summit NA 2015 are starting to become available on the powershell.org you tube channel. This gives you an opportunity to watch the sessions you missed. If you didn’t attend the Summit it gives you the opportunity to see what the Summit is like and why you...


April 21, 2015  8:42 AM

PowerShell Summit NA 2015–Day 1

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

The third PowerShell Summit kicked off Monday 20 April with breakfast and a welcome from Don Jones and the powershell.org board. The PowerShell Summit is the premier PowerShell event in the world with 3 days of  in depth PowerShell sessions delivered by the PowerShell Team, PowerShell MVPs and...


April 9, 2015  10:32 AM

PowerShell Summit NA 2015 speakers

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

Want to learn a bit more about some of the speakers at the PowerShell Summit?  Head over to the Scripting Guy blog - http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/ – to see a series of...


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