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December 19, 2015  5:47 AM

WMF 5.0 RTM for Windows 8.1 and Windows 7

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

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December 18, 2015  12:53 PM

Inputting computer names

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

Somehting I was writing yesterday started me thinking about the way you input a list of computer names to a cmdlet. Many cmdlets have a ComputerName parameter so knowing how to deal with this sort of input will help. There are a range of techniques. One of the simplest approaches is to create...


December 18, 2015  5:21 AM

WMF 5.0 now RTM

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

WMF 5.0 , including PowerShell 5.0, was released to RTM overnight – why does this lways happen when I’m asleep Smile


December 17, 2015  1:31 PM

Outputting AD data to CSV

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Active Directory, Powershell

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December 15, 2015  2:33 PM

Recent Announcements from the PowerShell Team

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

The PowerShell Team have made a number of interesting  announcements recently: Feedback is moving from Connect to User Voice 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


December 11, 2015  6:04 AM

Formating multiple outputs

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

Using Get-WmiObject and Get-Service you can do this: PS> Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Service -Property StartMode -Filter “Name='BITS'” | select StartMode StartMode --------- Auto PS> Get-Service -Name BITS | select Status Status ------ Running If you try running the two...


December 8, 2015  11:34 AM

PowerShell Day at Manning

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Books, Powershell

Manning have a set of PowerShell books on their deal of the day for 9 December 2015. The deal includes: Windows PowerShell in Action, Third Edition PowerShell and WMI PowerShell Deep Dives Powershell in Depth, Second Edition PowerShell in Practice Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of...


November 27, 2015  8:53 AM

PowerShell Summit 2016–agenda complete

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

The agenda is complete on the event web site. We still have to finalise the sessions from the PowerShell Team but they will be giving a number of sessions.


November 25, 2015  7:06 PM

A deal of the day you’ll not want to miss

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Books, Powershell

PowerShell in Action, Third Edition is part of Manning’s Deal of the Day on Friday 27 November – see www.manning.com for details on the day - Half off my book Windows PowerShell in Action, Third Edition. Use code dotd112715au at...


November 20, 2015  10:45 AM

Creating Registry Key

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

I had a question left on the blog asking how to create a registry key. My preferred method is to use the CIM class = StdRegProv. Its a static class so you don’t need to create an object [uint32]$hklm = 2147483650 $newkey = 'SOFTWARE\NewKey' Invoke-CimMethod -ClassName StdRegProv...


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