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March 31, 2016  11:21 AM

European PowerShell Conference 2016–few places left

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

There are still a few places left at the European PowerShell conference next month - http://www.psconf.eu/ There’s a terrific line up of speakers and I really recommend you get there if you can

March 30, 2016  10:44 AM

IIS 6.0 server information

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
CIM, IIS 6.0, Powershell, WMI

A question of the forum asked about getting data from IIS 6.0 servers One of the ways to access this data is to use CIM (WMI). IIS 6.0 has the root\MicrosoftIIsV2  namespace. Later versions of Windows server also have a root\webadministration namespace which is preferred. The original...


March 22, 2016  12:46 PM

Breaking CIM sessions

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
CIM, Powershell

A CIM session is analogous to a PowerShell remoting session but for CIM based cmdlets – the CIM cmdlets themselves and any CDXML based cmdlets e.g. the networking cmdlets By default a CIM session uses WSMAN as its transport protocol – the same as remoting. You do have the choice to create...


March 21, 2016  12:35 PM

LocalAccounts module

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

I’m running Windows 10 and I’m on the fast ring for new Windows 10 builds. Sometimes that’s a good thing and other times its not. I decided to update help and after the update got a message: Failed to update Help for the module(s) 'Microsoft.PowerShell.LocalAccounts' That was a new one...


March 20, 2016  5:43 AM

Module Name change NetworkSwitch to NetworkSwitchManager

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

Just been caught out by a module name change in WMF 5.0 The NetworkSwitch module has been renamed to NetworkSwitchManager.  Still has the same...


March 19, 2016  4:56 AM

PowerShell Community in action

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

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March 18, 2016  6:11 AM

Network adapter Index

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell, WMI

A few years ago I wrote a post about setting the IP metric on a connection - 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


March 9, 2016  12:09 PM

PowerShell package management on PowerShell 3 and 4

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

PowerShell 5.0 introduced PackageManagement (Oneget) – for managing software installation packages and PowerShellGet for managing PowerShell modules. Those features are now available on PowerShell 3 and 4


March 6, 2016  9:28 AM

PowerShell Summit 2016–sold out

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

The last place for the PowerShell Summit has been sold. We’re at capacity so no more places can be made available. Looking forward to seeing you all there


March 1, 2016  1:56 PM

Comparing lists

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

An interesting question on the forum regarding how you compare the contents of 2 collections.  The question revolved around comparing the contents of the Machine property of HKLM:\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\SecurePipeServers\Winreg\AllowedExactPaths with $Machine =...


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