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Windows Server 8


September 23, 2012  9:40 AM

PowerShell remoting and upgrading to Windows 2012



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell 3, Windows 2008 R2, Windows Server 8

I have a number of  virtual machines running Windows 2008 R2 and I upgraded one of them to Windows 2012 – an over the top upgrade rather than a format and clean install

I found that Get-PSSession –Computername didn’t work against that machine.

This parameter now looks...

June 2, 2012  8:19 AM

Toggling between LAN and Wireless



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
Network, PowerShell 3, Windows 8, Windows Server 8, WMI

One of the questions in the recent Scripting Games involved toggling between a wireless and LAN connection. Only one was to be up at any one time.

This can be solved using WMI but becomes hugely simpler in Windows 8/2012 as we get a bunch of cmdlets for working with network adapters.

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June 2, 2012  6:34 AM

Using Windows 2012 Active Directory module in a Windows 2008 R2 domain



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
Active Directory, PowerShell 3, Windows 2008 R2, Windows Server 8

A question came up on Tuesdays UK PowerShell Group session about using the Windows 2012 Active Directory module. The recording links are here

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May 30, 2012  1:03 PM

May 2012 Powershell group recording and slides



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell 3, User Group, Windows Server 8

 

The recording, slides and demo scripts from last nights session  - Powershell in Windows Server 8 part 2  - is available from


May 27, 2012  10:56 AM

May UG meeting reminder



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell 3, User Group, Windows Server 8

Quick reminder that the UK PowerShell group session on PowerShell in Windows 2012 is on Tuesday 29 May. Details from

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April 24, 2012  2:01 PM

UK PowerShell Group–April 2012 slides and recording



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell, PowerShell 3, User Group, Windows Server 8

The slides, demo script and recording are available from

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April 23, 2012  2:56 PM

Reminder–UK User group 24 April



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell 3, User Group, Windows Server 8

Quick reminder that 24 April sees the first of 2 sessions on new PowerShell functionality in Windows 2012 – Windows Server 8

Details from

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April 13, 2012  7:47 AM

UK PowerShell Group–24 April 2012



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell 3, User Group, Windows Server 8

This months meeting is the first of two looking at the new PowerShell functionality in Windows Server 8. Yes, there is so much it will take two sessions!


When: Tuesday, Apr 24, 2012 7:30 PM (BST)


Where: Virtual

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This is the first of two...


March 11, 2012  11:22 AM

Setting a Network address in Windows Server 8



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
Network, PowerShell 3, Windows Server 8, WMI

 

Windows Server 8 & Windows 8 bring a host of new functionality to us. I wanted to try out some of it so created a new VM and installed the OS – went for full GUI for now

Opened PowerShell and ran

Set-ExecutionPolicy remotesigned
Enable-PSRemoting...


March 8, 2012  1:36 PM

PowerShell web access



Posted by: Richard Siddaway
PowerShell 3, Windows Server 8

Would you like to be able to access a PowerShell console in a web browser to manage your remote machines?

You would – then PowerShell web access in Windows Server 8 is just for you

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