PowerShell for Windows Admins:

February, 2016


February 29, 2016  6:30 AM

CSV file with [] in headers

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

With the PowerShell Summit registration deadline rapidly approaching I wanted to see how registrations were going. I can down load a CSV file from the event website that lists attendees. Great. Just need to do some sorting and grouping and I’m golden. I’m running PowerShell 5.0 on Windows...

February 27, 2016  6:45 AM

PowerShell Summit–Registration closing soon

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

Registration for the PowerShell and DevOps Global Summit will be closing in the next few days - 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


February 24, 2016  3:22 PM

WMF 5.0 RTM has been republished

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Powershell

A post on the PowerShell Team blog - 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


February 24, 2016  1:14 PM

Get-ADUser quirk

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Active Directory, Powershell

Came across an interesting quirk of the way Get-ADUser works. If you use the –Identity parameter and tell it to find a specific user PS> Get-ADUser -Identity dontexist Get-ADUser : Cannot find an object with identity: 'dontexist' under: 'DC=Manticore,DC=org'. At line:1 char:1 +...


February 22, 2016  11:18 AM

IP Default Gateways by cmdlet

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Network Adapter, Powershell

Following my recent post on setting the default gateway by using the Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration CIM class here’s how you do it using the networking cmdlets Discover your adapters Get-NetAdapter Check the default gateway for an adapter Get-NetIPConfiguration -InterfaceIndex 12 |...


February 22, 2016  9:34 AM

Quick test for updates that aren’t installed

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

I want a quick test to determine if any of the updates I’d approved hadn’t been installed on all of the relevant machines. Get-WsusUpdate -Approval Approved | where InstalledOrNotApplicablePercentage -ne 100 Get the list of approved updates and filter on the...


February 21, 2016  7:39 AM

IP Default Gateways

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
CIM, Network Adapter, Powershell

When you configure the IP Address on a network adapter you also have to set the default gateway if you want the machine to communicate with machines on other subnets. One way you can do this is through the SetGateways method of Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration $class = Get-CimClass...


February 15, 2016  10:50 AM

PowerShell Conference EU 2016–things to look forward to

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

With 64 days to the European PowerShell conference (and less to the PowerShell Summit) I’m busy getting my sessions prepared. At the European conference I’m presenting pre-conference workshops on DSC and CIM and then two sessions on managing the new Container feature in Server 2016 with...


February 10, 2016  8:59 AM

PowerShell articles – – February 2016

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

I’ve had 2 articles published this week. The first one is on the Scripting Guy blog 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


February 8, 2016  1:59 PM

WMF 5.0 download latest news

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According to the PowerShell Team blog - 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


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