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Run with PowerShell

Came across  something new today – Run with PowerShell. if you have PowerShell 3.0 or later installed – right click on your script and select “Run with PowerShell” A few rules though – The script can’t take parameters or output … Continue reading

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DSC for Exchange

A series of posts on using the Exchange DSC resources – starts here http://blogs.technet.com/b/mhendric/archive/2014/10/17/managing-exchange-2013-with-dsc-part-1-introducing-xexchange.aspx

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Upgrading PowerShell

The Scripting Guy has started a series on upgrading the version of  PowerShell you run.  My article in the series is out today – http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2014/10/20/should-i-upgrade-to-latest-windows-powershell-version.aspx

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DSC Resource Kit Wave 8 coming?

Looks like the next wave of the DSC resource kit is on its way – a set of resources for Exchange 2013 have been published – https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/office/xExchange-PowerShell-1dd18388 with a wave 8 tag.   I’ve been waiting for the Exchange resources … Continue reading

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Default formatting

If you run get-process you will see something like this for each process £> Get-Process | select -f 1 Handles NPM(K) PM(K) WS(K) VM(M)  CPU(s)   Id ProcessName——- —— —– —– —–  ——   — ———–     80      7   960  4096    44         1560 … Continue reading

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PowerShell Summit Europe 2014 – All videos available

All of the recordings from the recent PowerShell Summit in Amsterdam are now available through the PowerShell.org channel on youtube. The playlist for the Summit is https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfeA8kIs7Coehjg9cB6foPjBojLHYQGb_ Thank you again to the speakers, and attendees, who made for a wonderful … Continue reading

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WMI Associations

  I saw a question regarding finding the Win32_NetworkAdapter instance using the matching Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration starting point.  This answers the “which adapter has an IP address of X” type question.   The Index property on a Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration instance has the same … Continue reading

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