Monthly Archives: September 2016

PowerShell classes

I’ve just had an article on PowerShell classes published on the UK TechNet bog – https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/uktechnet/2016/09/29/powershell-classes/ Advertisements

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Few days left

You have a few days left to get your sessions proposals submitted for PowerShell & DevOps Global Summit 2017 –  details from https://powershell.org/2016/08/01/powershell-and-devops-global-summit-2017-call-for-topics/ For more topic ideas see https://powershell.org/2016/09/06/nearing-last-call-for-powershell-summit-topic-proposals-topic-ideas/ We are treating end of September as a hard deadline so … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2016 launches

The launch of Windows Server 2016 has been announced at Ignite – https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/hybridcloud/2016/09/26/announcing-the-launch-of-windows-server-2016/ Evaluations can be downloaded from the link in the above post. Soon be time to re-build the test lab

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September 2016–DSC Resource updates

Two new modules of DSC resources are available: OfficeOnlineServerDsc SystemLocaleDsc A number of updates to existing resources have been made available. Details from https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/powershell/2016/09/21/dsc-resource-kit-september-release/

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Update-Help errors

One the latest build of Windows 10 – 14296 I’m getting errors when updating help. Three modules do’t seem to have help available Update-Help : Failed to update Help for the module(s) ‘Microsoft.PowerShell.Operation.Validation’with UI culture(s) {en-GB} : The value of … Continue reading

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Talk like a pirate day

In honour of International talk like a pirate day  – http://talklikeapirate.com/wordpress/ What’s a pirate’s favourite programming language? R   What’s a pirate’s favourite load balancer? ARR = Application Request Routing –  see http://www.iis.net/learn/extensions/installing-application-request-routing-arr Normal service may be resumed quite soon

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Unregistering the default repository–PS version dependent?

In this post – https://richardspowershellblog.wordpress.com/2016/09/17/powershell-repositories/ – I stated that you could unregister the default PowerShell repository. I also said that the statement in the documentation for Unregister-PSrepository that you couldn’t unregister PSGallery was incorrect. A couple of readers have left … Continue reading

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