Monthly Archives: March 2009

Measure-Command

Working on a script to compare two lists of computer names (plus some other stuff) I wasn’t happy with the performance I was getting from my first try.  I started to experiment but needed to measure the time the scripts … Continue reading

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PowerShell uses

Normally we think of using PowerShell to perform admin tasks – creating users in AD etc – using cmdlets or scripts.  I have found myself using it for other tasks – searching through dumps of ipconfig listsing to get IP … Continue reading

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ZZZZZZZZZZ

One thing I didn’t really take much notice of was the difference is spelling between English english and US english.  I have read so many technology and science books (nearly all published in the USA) that I just accepted the differences.   … Continue reading

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Computer cmdlets

I was digging into some aspects of Exchange 2007 yesterday for Chapter 12 of my book (Chapter 11 is finished and will be on MEAP soon)  and needed to restart some of the VMs I was using.  I remembered the … Continue reading

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SQLPSX 1.5

If you use PowerShell and SQL Server you should at the very least look at SQLPSX which is a big library of PowerShell functionality.  Version 1.5 has just been released.  See http://chadwickmiller.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!EA42395138308430!315.entry for details   Technorati Tags: PowerShell,SQL Server

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Test folders

I needed some test folders in a hurry.  They didn’t have to have anything in them – just exist as a set of folders for me to work with. From the PowerShell prompt 1..20 | foreach {md "test$_"} How easy … Continue reading

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PowerShell User Group

Many thanks to Jonathan and Alan for their presentations on Thursday evening. Apologies for the technical difficulties – it wouldn’t be a UG meeting without them  🙂 Taking the online and physical meetings together we had a good turn out … Continue reading

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