Monthly Archives: March 2007

Another Presentation

The Advanced PowerShell Scripting presentation from MMS is available here   http://blogs.msdn.com/powershell/archive/2007/03/30/mms2007-sw10-advanced-powershell-scripting.aspx Advertisements

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Network Addresses pt III

I have taken the network addresses script a stage further – adding a function to calculate the next IP address and a loop to control the production of the list of IP addresses   #### To calculate first and last … Continue reading

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Network Addresses ptII

As a follow up to yesterdays post about deriving first and last IP addresses for a subnet Gaurhoth has posted a solution that also derives the full list of IP addresses.    http://thepowershellguy.com/blogs/gaurhoth/archive/2007/03/29/finding-a-range-of-ip-addresses.aspx   There is a lot of binary … Continue reading

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Presentation Slides

The slides and demo scripts from the Powershell talks at Mirosoft Management Summit are availabe for download   http://blogs.msdn.com/powershell/archive/2007/03/28/mms2007-managing-systems-using-powershell.aspx   http://blogs.msdn.com/powershell/archive/2007/03/29/mms2007-sw09-extending-powershell-mananaging-a-production-website-using-powershell.aspx    

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Network Addresses

In a post in the Microsoft newsgroup a question was asked about converting a network address such as 10.0.0.0/24 and getting the IP addresses to pass into a ping command. The discussion included all sorts of references to use the … Continue reading

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The Power of the Pipeline

One of the greatest strengths of PowerShell is the pipeline. Pipelines have existed in shells for many years from the simple pipelining abilities in DOS to the sophisticated use of the pipeline in *nix. PowerShell is different from previous shells … Continue reading

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The return of the IT Generalist?

Is this the time for a return of the IT Generalist?    Many people in IT that I come across have specialised in one facet of IT.  They may be very expert in that area and can usually solve problems … Continue reading

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