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August 1, 2011  7:06 AM

PowerShell Admin Modules



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PSAM

Just been checking the stats on the PowerShell Admin Modules - http://psam.codeplex.com/ – and this month its reached over 1000 downloads.

I have a couple of updates in the pipeline that should be available...

June 30, 2011  3:13 PM

Scripting Guy discusses PAM modules



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, PSAM, WMI

My codeplex project publishing PowerShell Admin Modules (PAM) is discussed in this post

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June 3, 2011  5:13 AM

Powers



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, PSAM

Many numbers in computing are based on powers of 2. I need to calculate some powers of 2 and realised that PowerShell doesn’t have  an operator for raising  a number  to a power.  In many languages ** or ^ supply this functionality.

In PowerShell we drop back to...


May 22, 2011  4:35 AM

New PAM version



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, PSAM

I’ve added the 0.6 release of the PowerShell Admin Modules to codeplex - http://psam.codeplex.com/

This release adds two modules

PAMADSNAPSHOT – functions for work with AD snapshots in Windows 2008...


May 5, 2011  12:18 PM

PAM 0.5



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, PSAM, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 7

Just released PowerShell Admin Modules (PAM) 0.5.  This adds the PAMStability module for working with stability and reliability metrics on Windows 7 and 2008 R2. The following 2 functions are available:

get-stabilityindex
get-reliabilityrecords

see


May 4, 2011  2:03 PM

Reliability Records



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, PSAM, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 7, WMI

Want to know if there is something affecting the reliability of you system?  For Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 WMI providers some reliability metrics. They are enabled by default on Windows 7. group Policy has to be used to enable them on the server side.  See Computer Settings -...


January 23, 2011  1:10 PM

System Restore Points



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
Operating System, PSAM

 

PowerShell 2.0 supplies 4 cmdlets for working with system restore points. 

Disable-ComputerRestore
Enable-ComputerRestore
Get-ComputerRestorePoint
Restore-Computer

This is great but they only work with the local machine. You can test...


November 20, 2010  8:29 AM

PAM 0.4



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, PSAM, WMI

PowerShell Admin Modules 0.4 is now available.  This adds a PAMSysInfo module to the download that includes the following functions:

Get-BIOSInfo
Get-Bus
Get-CDROM
Get-ComputerSystem
Get-CPU
Get-MemIrq
Get-OSInfo


November 14, 2010  2:07 PM

PAM 0.3



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, PSAM

I’ve added another module to the PSAM project on codeplex.

Version 0.3 now has:

PAMShares – for working with shares
PAMMath – for working with binary and hex
PAMEnv – for working with environmental variables

The modules can be downloaded from...


June 1, 2010  3:03 PM

PAM 0.2



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell v2, PSAM, Shares

I’ve released the second module for the PowerShell Admin Modules tonight.  It is available from

http://psam.codeplex.com/releases/view/46364

This release...


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