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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 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 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...


July 8, 2016  8:37 AM

PowerShell Direct example

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Hyper-V, Powershell, Virtualization, Windows Server 2016

Last week I mentioned PowerShell and how you can create a PowerShell Remoting session to a Virtual Machine that’s running on Hyper-V Here’s an example of it in use: $cred = Get-Credential W16TP5TGT01\Administrator $s = New-PSSession -VMName W16TP5TGT01 -Credential $cred Create the...


July 5, 2016  9:46 AM

PowerShell 2.0 Engine removed from Server 2016

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

I hadn’t realised that the PowerShell 2.0 engine had been removed from Windows Server 2016 TP5 PS C:\Windows\system32> Get-WindowsFeature  PowerShell-V2 | ft -a Display Name                          Name          Install...


July 4, 2016  12:59 PM

Some potentially useful modules

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

I’ve come across a number of modules over the last few months that may be of interest. In no particular order: PSDEPLOY - 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


July 1, 2016  7:32 AM

First nail in PowerShell’s coffin?

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

The MSDN pages describing the installation and use of containers 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


July 1, 2016  3:17 AM

PowerShell Direct

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

PowerShell Direct is a PowerShell 5.1 feature available in Windows 2016 TP5 and above and the later builds of Windows 10. It adds 3 parameters: -VMId -VMGuid -VMName To these cmdlets Enter-PSsession Invoke-Command New-PSsession but NOT New-Cimsession The VMId & ID...


June 29, 2016  10:57 AM

Cleaning up entries on Remote Desktop Connection

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell, Registry settings

I use RDP between my main laptop and the machine on which my lab resides. When I rebuild the lab the entries in the Remote Desktop Connection for the old machine still remain. There isn’t a direct way to remove those entries. But you can remove them from the registry. First view the...


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