PowerShell for Windows Admins:

April, 2016


April 29, 2016  1:25 PM

Free ebook: IoT

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
e-books, iot

A free ebook from Manning: Using the Web to Build the IoT is a collection of six hand-picked chapters that introduce the key technologies and concepts for building the application layer of the IoT.  The page is here: http://bit.ly/1SUJW0P

April 29, 2016  5:13 AM

WinOps conference

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
DevOps, Powershell

The WinOps conference is dedicated to ‘Windows in a DevOps World’  Its in London 24 May 2016. I’ll be speaking as will Jeffrey Snover and Ed Wilson of Microsoft. More details from http://winops.org/ Hope to see you there


April 28, 2016  3:19 AM

Windows Server 2016 TP5 Cumulative Update

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Windows Server 2016

An update – KB 3157663 – should be installed BEFORE installing any roles, features or applications into a TP5 system. Finding the update isn’t easy – no links from the TP5 pages and doesn’t show in search on Bing or if search microsoft.com You can find it here:


April 27, 2016  2:13 PM

Windows Server 2016 TP5 now available

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Windows Server 2016

Microsoft have released Technology Preview 5 (TP5) of Server 2016 today. Its available from MSDN and the evaluations site Lots of new stuff to try out


April 27, 2016  10:11 AM

New variables with the variable cmdlets

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

So you have some data in csv format: column1 column2 column3 column4 ------- ------- ------- ------- a1      b1      c1      d1 a1      b2      c1      d1 a1      b3      c1      d1 a2      b3      c1      d1 a2     ...


April 26, 2016  3:30 AM

PowerShell team announcements

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

A few announcements from the PowerShell Team that I’m catching up on. The Microsoft.PowerShell.Archive module is now open source 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


April 25, 2016  1:20 PM

PowerShell certifications revisited

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

Years ago (seems like decades so much has happened) I published my view on PowerShell certification: 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


April 25, 2016  8:33 AM

Cim session oddity

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

The CIM cmdlets were introduced with PowerShell 3.0.  You can use the –ComputerName parameter to access a remote machine or, if you need to run multiple commands to the remote machine, you can create a CIM session. CIM sessions are analogous to PowerShell remoting sessions and use WSMAN by...


April 14, 2016  8:27 AM

Folder creation dates from WMI

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

A question on the powershell.org about finding the creation date of folders raises some interesting points To find a folder’s creation date use: Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Directory -Filter "Drive='C:' AND Path = '\\users\\$user\\'" | select Name, @{N='Creation date';...


April 14, 2016  4:50 AM

PowerShell Summit 2016 recordings

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

The recordings from this years PowerShell Summit are now available: 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


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