PowerShell for Windows Admins:

May, 2016


May 31, 2016  3:19 PM

Counting members

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

If you have a collection of objects $proc = get-process you can get the number of members using the Length property PS>  $proc.Length 71 $proc is of type System.Array PS>  $proc.GetType() IsPublic IsSerial...

May 30, 2016  4:20 PM

Windows Server eras

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Windows Server 2016

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May 30, 2016  10:02 AM

WMF 5.0 preview support ending

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Powershell

Support for the WMF 5.0 preview is ending - 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


May 29, 2016  3:58 AM

PowerShell 5.1

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

Want to see what PowerShell 5.1 looks like? Install Windows Server 2016 TP 5 or get on the fast ring for Windows 10 Insider Previews. The latest build – 14352 shows a PowerShell version of  5.1.14352.1002 with Powershell 1.0 through 5.0 as compatible versions The WSMAN stack is still...


May 28, 2016  8:14 AM

Slides and Code from my WinOps 2016 talk

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
DevOps

The slides and code from my WinOps 2016 talk can be found here: 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


May 26, 2016  1:15 PM

DHCP scope

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
DHCP

After rebuilding my test machine for Server 2016 (with mixed results) I needed to add a DHCP scope to the environment. I blogged about the DHCP PowerShell module several years ago. To quickly add a DHCP scope to the current server Add-DhcpServerv4Scope -Name 'Manticore Scope' ...


May 26, 2016  11:52 AM

Windows server 2016 TP 5 activation

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Windows Server 2016

Having finished the current round of conference speaking I needed to upgrade my system to Windows 2016 TP5. I’m using a 6 year old Lenovo W510 system. First problem is that I couldn’t get the wireless adapter working – after a lot of searching I saw a post with a similar issue due to...


May 26, 2016  5:12 AM

Y shaped people

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
DevOps

During the WinOps conference - http://winops.org/ – I attended a session on DevOps culture. At one point the discussion got on to skill sets. I introduced the concept of the Y shaped skillset. You should have a deep understanding...


May 18, 2016  3:51 AM

Windows container providers

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containers, Windows Server 2016

Containers are a new feature in Windows 2016. I was preparing for my talk at the WinOps conference next week - 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


May 11, 2016  12:03 PM

Cloud Native Applications

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Books, Cloud Computing

Cloud Native Applications is a collection of hand-picked chapters presenting five topics that will give you insights into the world of cloud computing.  The link is here: http://bit.ly/1T46wP7 This is excellent value – its FREE. You’ll find...


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