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February 16, 2017  2:24 PM

Get-ADUser doesn’t display all properties

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

Microsoft’s Active Directory cmdlets have some issues. One of the ones that catches everyone when they start using them is that Get-ADUser doesn’t display all properties. A default call to Get-ADUser displays a subset of the available properties of the user object:

DistinguishedName :...

February 11, 2017  8:57 AM

Filtering of Objects and Properties

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

Saw a post on the forum today that suggests people are still confused about how to perform filtering of objects and properties in PowerShell. As with so much in PowerShell explanations are always better with examples. Let’s start with the physical disks in a computer:

PS>...


February 9, 2017  10:56 AM

PowerShell Summit 2017 – – more seats available

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

After selling out in record time we’ve managed to squeeze a few more seats in after discussion with the conference centre. Those seats are live now. They are very definitely, the absolute last set of seats we’ll be able to add this year. First come – First served. When they’re...


February 9, 2017  5:43 AM

POwerShell Summit 2017 – sold out

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

We sold the last seat for the 2017 Summit - https://eventloom.com/event/home/summit2017 yesterday. If, and its a very big if, more seats become available we'll notify you though the event web site and on powershell.org


February 1, 2017  2:14 PM

PowerShell on Linux installs

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Linux, Powershell

PowerShell on Linux installs are now easier as you can use the Linux package management tools to download and update PowerShell Core 6.0 Details from 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


January 31, 2017  2:17 PM

Append data to a file

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

A question on the forums - the user wanted to append data to a file. This is a common scenario when you’re creating a log file. There’s 2 easy ways to do this. Lets create a couple of variables with multi-line data PS> $data = @' >> This is >> multiline...


January 31, 2017  11:22 AM

Powershell versions

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

There are two common questions around PowerShell versions. Firstly, what version of PowerShell am I running? The easiest way to answer this is to open a PowerShell console and use the built in $PSVersionTable variable

PS>...


January 29, 2017  9:50 AM

Finding DNS static records

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
CIM, DNS, Powershell

An interesting question from the forums about finding DNS static records You can view the records in a DNS zone Get-CimInstance -Namespace root\MicrosoftDNS -ClassName MicrosoftDNs_Atype -ComputerName W16DC01  -Filter "DomainName = 'manticore.org'" | select OwnerName, Timestamp,...


January 28, 2017  2:16 PM

Summit 2017–seats going fast

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

Seats a the PowerShell Summit -  https://eventloom.com/event/home/summit2017 – are going fast. We’ve sold over 70% of the seats – they’re current 55 seats left split between...


January 27, 2017  4:48 AM

wmic deprecated

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

I saw a forum post today where the question involved the use of the wmi command line tool wmic. Wmic was deprecated in Windows Server 2012 - 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


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