Monthly Archives: August 2007

Location, Location

If you spend much time writing scripts that work with the file system, or any other provider in PowerShell, you will find yourself changing backwards and forwards through various locations. There are a couple of cmdlets I keep forgetting about … Continue reading

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PowerShell User Group Meetings

I am beginning to plan the next few meetings for the User Group. September PowerShell and Exchange PowerShell and SQL Server November PowerShell and System Center Virtual Machine Manager Collection of short talks 2008 Hopefully a talk on developing cmdlets … Continue reading

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PowerShell and WMI

There is a very nice script on the PowerShell Team blog for showing WMI classes available on a machine. There are a couple of interesting aspects to the script.  One is the method of caching the information for future … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2008

Looks like Windows Server 2008 won’t RTM until Q1 2008.  Technorati Tags: Windows Server 2008

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TechEd IT Forum Blogs

There is a list of people who will be blogging about November’s IT Forum available from It includes Speakers, Microsoft employees and attendees.  Should be a good source for interesting view of the event. Technorati Tags: TechEd-ITForum

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Introducing Windows Server 2008

Just taken delivery of a new book – Introducing Windows Server 2008 ISBN 9780735624214 Just from skimming through it there are a lot of references to PowerShell.  Didn’t see any actual scripts but the number of mentions indicates that it … Continue reading

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Virtual PowerShell Meetings

Marco is looking to run virtual meetings for PowerShell.  If you are interested please vote at Technorati Tags: PowerShell

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PowerShell Tip of the Week

The Microsoft TechNet Script Center is running a series of weekly tips on PowerShell.  This weeks is about calculating file statistics using Measure-Object The tips archive can be accessed   Technorati Tags: PowerShell, Tips, Learning

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Size of Files of a certain age

We have looked at getting the size of files in a folder!43CFA46A74CF3E96!661.entry I recently saw a question asking how to get the total size of files 0-3 and 3-6 months old.   This involves using the date functionality in .NET … Continue reading

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What are you using Powershell for?

I am pondering content for a future PowerShell User Group meeting and started thinking about the sorts of things that people are doing with PowerShell.  I would be very interested in knowing what you are using PowerShell to do in … Continue reading

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