Monthly Archives: November 2006

PowerShell User Group Launches

This is a copy of the information posted by Thomas Lee at http://tfl09.blogspot.com/2006/11/launching-uk-powershell-user-group.html The UK PowerShell User Group is officially launching.  After discussion with various people, especially Thomas Lee – thank you for all of this Thomas – there is … Continue reading

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Copy 1 file less than 30 minutes old?

Interesting question from the WinITPro forum   http://forums.windowsitpro.com/web/forum/messageview.aspx?catid=43&threadid=82854&enterthread=y   I am trying to grab one file from a folder that holds many files. The one file I want will be less than 30 mins old. I tried to use maxage … Continue reading

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Why learn PowerShell

In the WinIT Pro forum   http://forums.windowsitpro.com/web/forum/messageview.aspx?catid=43&threadid=50013&enterthread=y   the question was asked "Should I learn Powershell or VBScript"   While I answered the question I think there is still room for further comment.  The obvious answer is that you should … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a user group

  Thomas Lee and I have been talking about the user group – actually continuing the discussion that started in Barcelona at TechEd.   In his post http://tfl09.blogspot.com/2006/11/powershell-user-group-next-steps.html he asks a number of very good questions about the user group and … Continue reading

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Installing PowerShell 1.0 RTM

A number of people have asked about installing the RTM version of PowerShell when they already have the RC2 version loaded.  There doesn’t appear to be an obvious uninstall function for RC2.   RC2, the RTM version and presumably future … Continue reading

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User Group

There will be a UK Powershell group forming in the next few weeks.  I am just in the process of starting to sort out the stuff that you need to go through to get a user group up and running.  … Continue reading

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TechEd Review

So back home after TechEd.    TechEd was a very interesting experience this year.  The technical content was very good.  Exchange 2007, Office 2007 and Vista domainated as you expect.  PowerShell was mentioned lots of times – even featuring in … Continue reading

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TechEd Wednesday

Things are picking up.   Looks like theres going to be a UK Powershell user group.  I’ll be starting the set up operation when I get home.   Windows longhorn has lots of superb features: read only DCs server core … Continue reading

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Teched sessions

Powershell has gone RTM.  There are a number of companies building support for it into their products.   Autodiscovery between Outlook 2007 & Exchange 2007 is awesome – should cut down on the help desk calls   Longhorn server will … Continue reading

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TechEd Tuesday AM

The Exchange 2007 pre-conference lab was excellent – lots of good things – even got to use powershell with Exchange.   Masses of stuff scheduled for Vista, Office and Exchange   Longhorn server events look interesting.   Looks like SMS … Continue reading

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