PowerShell for Windows Admins:

July, 2016


July 29, 2016  6:24 AM

SysAdmin Day

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
community

Today is SysAdmin day - http://sysadminday.com/ Time to show your appreciation for the people who keep your computing going

July 28, 2016  10:43 AM

.psd1 files

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

.psd1 files are usually used as module manifests You can test the manifest PS>  Test-ModuleManifest -Path 'C:\Program Files\WindowsPowerShell\Modules\Pester\3.4.0\Pester.psd1' | fl Name              : Pester Path              : C:\Program...


July 28, 2016  7:41 AM

Get-ComputerInfo

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

One of the new items in PowerShell 5.1 is the Get-ComputerInfo cmdlet PS>  Get-Command Get-ComputerInfo -Syntax Get-ComputerInfo [[-Property] <string[]>] [<CommonParameters>] PS> ...


July 28, 2016  7:26 AM

PowerShell 5.1 preview

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

Windows 10 shipped with PowerShell 5.0 installed. The latest preview builds, and presumably, next months anniversary update have had PowerShell 5.1. Windows 2016 TP5 also ships with PowerShell 5.1 A PowerShell 5.1 preview is now available for Windows 7, 8.1, 2008 R2, 2012 and 2012 R2 Details...


July 22, 2016  5:40 AM

PowerShell in Action–Deal of the Day-23 July 2016

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Books, Powershell

Deal of the Day July 23: Half off my book Windows PowerShell in Action, Third Edition. Use code dotd072316au at http://bit.ly/2afnOPj Deal of the Day details at https://www.manning.com/dotd


July 21, 2016  1:58 PM

Parallel copy files over remoting session

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

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July 18, 2016  4:49 AM

Manning Deal of the Day 19 July 2016

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Active Directory, Books

Deal of the Day July 19: Half off my book Learn Active Directory Management in a Month of Lunches. Use code dotd071916au at http://bit.ly/2a8jroO For more information on Manning’s Deal of the Day see -  


July 15, 2016  5:20 AM

Biggest innovation in PowerShell is…

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

The imminent arrival of PowerShell 5.1 in the Windows 10 Anniversary update (assumption as the Windows 10 Insider previews have been showing PowerShell 5.1 for some time) and Windows Server 2016 (TP5 shows PowerShell 5.1) and the fact that PowerShell was officially released to the world 10 years...


July 13, 2016  7:43 AM

Summer goodies

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Windows 10, Windows Server 2016

Looks like we’re set for some summer goodies over the next few months. First up is Windows 10 anniversary update that’s due 2 August 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


July 12, 2016  12:55 PM

Copying across multiple remoting sessions

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell, Windows Server 2016

I needed to copy the same file to multiple machines so I tried this: $computers = 'W16CN01', 'W16CN02' $s = New-PSSession -ComputerName $computers Copy-Item -Path 'C:\Source\Windows 2016 TP5\Cumulative Update for Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 5...


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