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May 30, 2016  10:02 AM

WMF 5.0 preview support ending

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Powershell

Support for the WMF 5.0 preview is ending - 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

May 29, 2016  3:58 AM

PowerShell 5.1

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

Want to see what PowerShell 5.1 looks like? Install Windows Server 2016 TP 5 or get on the fast ring for Windows 10 Insider Previews. The latest build – 14352 shows a PowerShell version of  5.1.14352.1002 with Powershell 1.0 through 5.0 as compatible versions The WSMAN stack is still...


May 5, 2016  12:12 PM

PowerShell and Nano server

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

Nano server is the new install option introduced with Windows 2016. It has a really tiny footprint compared to a server core machine. Of course it has PowerShell but its not a complete port of the PowerShell you’re used to. The features that aren’t present are detailed here:


May 2, 2016  7:45 AM

Loading assemblies

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

PowerShell is .NET based but doesn’t load all available .NET assemblies when it starts. Many people still use something  like [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName('System.Windows.Forms') to load additional assemblies.  This is a hang over from PowerShell v1 when there...


April 29, 2016  5:13 AM

WinOps conference

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
DevOps, Powershell

The WinOps conference is dedicated to ‘Windows in a DevOps World’  Its in London 24 May 2016. I’ll be speaking as will Jeffrey Snover and Ed Wilson of Microsoft. More details from http://winops.org/ Hope to see you there


April 27, 2016  10:11 AM

New variables with the variable cmdlets

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

So you have some data in csv format: column1 column2 column3 column4 ------- ------- ------- ------- a1      b1      c1      d1 a1      b2      c1      d1 a1      b3      c1      d1 a2      b3      c1      d1 a2     ...


April 26, 2016  3:30 AM

PowerShell team announcements

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

A few announcements from the PowerShell Team that I’m catching up on. The Microsoft.PowerShell.Archive module is now open source 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


April 25, 2016  1:20 PM

PowerShell certifications revisited

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

Years ago (seems like decades so much has happened) I published my view on PowerShell certification: 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


April 25, 2016  8:33 AM

Cim session oddity

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

The CIM cmdlets were introduced with PowerShell 3.0.  You can use the –ComputerName parameter to access a remote machine or, if you need to run multiple commands to the remote machine, you can create a CIM session. CIM sessions are analogous to PowerShell remoting sessions and use WSMAN by...


April 14, 2016  8:27 AM

Folder creation dates from WMI

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

A question on the powershell.org about finding the creation date of folders raises some interesting points To find a folder’s creation date use: Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Directory -Filter "Drive='C:' AND Path = '\\users\\$user\\'" | select Name, @{N='Creation date';...


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