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August 16, 2016  1:46 PM

Update-Help errors

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

Updatable help brings the benefit of up to date help with typos fixed and new edge cases described. The down side is that it sometimes fails: PS> Update-Help -Force Update-Help : Failed to update Help for the module(s) 'Microsoft.PowerShell.Operation.Validation' with UI culture(s) {en-GB} :...

August 1, 2016  5:11 AM

PowerShell Summit 2017–Call for Topics

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

The Call for Topics for PowerShell Summit 2017 is live on powershell.org - 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


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 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...


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