Monthly Archives: October 2008

AD Livemeeting

In this post – http://richardsiddaway.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!43CFA46A74CF3E96!1823.entry – I said I would be doing a Live Meeting on Tuesday 25 November on AD and PowerShell.  I’m beginning to put together ideas for the session so if there is anything that you want … Continue reading

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PowerShell and WebServices

The slides from Jeffrey Snover’s session at PDC have been posted – http://blogs.msdn.com/powershell/archive/2008/10/31/es24-using-powershell-to-create-manageable-web-services.aspx#comments As well as the stuff on web services there is a look at new functionality for PowerShell v2   Share this post :   Technorati Tags: PowerShell

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Podcast

I recently did an interview with Jonathan for his podcast series.  If you would like to hear my views on life, the universe and PowerShell (not necessarily in that order) you can find it at http://get-scripting.blogspot.com/2008/10/get-scripting-podcast-episode-3-richard.html   Don’t forget to … Continue reading

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PowerShell future

Have a look at this post – http://blogs.msdn.com/powershell/archive/2008/10/29/574-reasons-why-we-are-so-proud-and-optimistic-about-w7-and-ws08r2.aspx the amount of PowerShell functionality that is on the way is truly awesome.  If anyone ever doubted Microsoft’s commitment to PowerShell this should change their mind. Couple of real stand outs: active … Continue reading

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W2KSG: Check Spooler Service

Checking the status of a service in PowerShell is very easy. Listing 13.6 in the scripting guide shows how to check the status of the print service using 8 lines of VBScript. It translates to Get-Service -Name "Spooler" It doesn’t … Continue reading

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PowerShell by default

The next versions of Windows will have PowerShell installed by default (except server core where its an option) –  http://blogs.msdn.com/powershell/archive/2008/10/28/powershell-will-be-installed-by-default-on-windows-server-08-r2-ws08r2-and-windows-7-w7.aspx This is going to make remote admin a dream. When you add the new features in PowerShell v2 and the … Continue reading

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ATE schedule

I’ve received my time slots for Ask the Experts at TechEd EMEA.  I’ll be on the booth Tuesday 10.00 – 13.00  with Dmitry Wednesday 15:45 – 19:00 Thursday 13:00 – 18:00 No doubt I’ll be around at other times as … Continue reading

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