Monthly Archives: November 2012

A switch in time

I’ve posted about the switch statement a number of times but it is one of those topics that keeps coming up. Imagine you have a variable that can take one of several values. Depending on the value you might want … Continue reading

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Active Directory & testing for user’s existence

  When you are creating a new user you may want to test if a particular name is already is use. The Quest AD cmdlets provide great functionality but one area of confusion is where you are searching for a … Continue reading

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Clearing all telephone information for an AD account

I had a question through the blog asking how you could clear the telephone, pager and ipphone information from a user account. Telephone information in AD appears on the General tab telephone and Other..   And on the telephone tab there … Continue reading

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UK PowerShell group – December 2012

Last meeting of 2012 – PowerShell jobs and scheduled tasks   When: Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012 7:30 PM (GMT)Where: *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* PowerShell jobs provide the ability to perform long running background tasks. With the introduction of cmdlets to schedule tasks the … Continue reading

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Powershell Resources on Skydrive

I’ve reorganised the slide packs and recordings for the UK PowerShell group. You can find them here https://skydrive.live.com/?cid=43cfa46a74cf3e96!cid=43CFA46A74CF3E96&id=43CFA46A74CF3E96%2139273 Three folders: Events – slides from events I’ve spoken at Scripts UK PowerShell Group        Meeting Recordings – includes slide packs        … Continue reading

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Introduction to PowerShell workflows

The recording, slides and demo scripts from tonights session are available at https://skydrive.live.com/#cid=43CFA46A74CF3E96&id=43CFA46A74CF3E96%2140260

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Workflow session reminder

The re-scheduled UK PowerShell group session on workflows will happen tomorrow. Details from http://msmvps.com/blogs/richardsiddaway/archive/2012/11/14/powershell-group-session.aspx

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