Monthly Archives: October 2013

A thought for Halloween

Just a quick thought 31 OCT = 25 DEC Enjoy Advertisements

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Book offers from Manning

those really nice people at http://www.manning.com have some real bargains this weekend: Thursday October 31–Half off all MEAPs    Friday November 1–Half off all pBooks    Saturday November 2–Half off all eBooks    Sunday November 3–Half off any purchase   … Continue reading

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Using WQL

WMI Query Language – WQL – is used to either form a query directly or indirectly in the –Filter parameter of Get-WmiObject and Get-CimInstance. $query = “SELECT * FROM Win32_LogicalDisk WHERE DriveType = 3”Get-CimInstance -Query $query OR using the –Filter … Continue reading

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SCCM 2012 lunches deal of the day

Manning’s deal of the day is Learn SCCM 2012 in a Month of Lunches – get 50% off – today only at http://www.manning.com

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where syntax

This type of construction has been part of PowerShell since the very beginning: Get-Process | where {$_.Handles -gt 500}   Get some data and use where-object to filter the data based on the value of some property. $_ represents the … Continue reading

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A new lunches book

Manning have started the early access program (MEAP) for Learn SCCM 2012 in a Month of Lunches – http://www.manning.com/bannan SCCM is a major component for managing your environment. Looking forward to reading it – especially as it has a chapter … Continue reading

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Powershell help file updates

The updated PowerShell help files are available for all but a handful of modules – the outstanding ones should be available this week. Time to run update-help

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