With the Deep Dive just over 6 weeks away the programme is shaping up.Abstracts of some of the sessions can be viewed
I will be presenting the above webcast next week.
Date: Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST
Thats 6pm UK time
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A forum question about testing services and if they weren’t running got me thinking. I created an function to solve the question
PowerShell and WMI is Manning’s deal of the day – 50% off print or e-book.
The deal also extends to PowerShell in Practice and PowerShell in Action 2E
The TechEd Australia PowerShell conference starts tomorrow at midnight UK time (9am in Australia). Details from
Tuesday August 30th 2011 at 9am EST there is a PowerShell conference at TechEd Australia.
The sessions will be available via Live...
We can use the [wmiclass] to create a process but it doesn’t allow us to set the credentials. We can get round that by using a bit of .NET code. [wmiclass] is as accelerator for System.Management.ManagementClass so we go back to basics
One thing that has bugged me for years is having to use the /all parameter with ipconfig to get the MAC address. It also doesn’t work on remote machines. bah humbug.
The MSNdis_EthernetCurrentAddress class in the root\wmi namespace offers a quicker way
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Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, WMI
So, you want to use a new WMI namespace you have discovered that lets you work with IIS.
PS> Get-WmiObject -Namespace 'root\webadministration' -List -ComputerName web01
Get-WmiObject : Access denied
At line:1 char:14
+ Get-WmiObject <<<< ...