Monthly Archives: March 2018

PowerShell join

I looked at PowerShell split a few posts back. This time I’ll look at the opposite action – PowerShell join. Lets look at a simple string PS> $str = ‘PowerShell for Windows and Linux’ and split it PS> $strs = … Continue reading

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Iron Scripter 2108

Iron Scripter 2018 is the scripting competition we’re holding at the PowerShell Summit on 12 April 2018. The task for the main event is still under wraps but even if you can’t make the Summit you can benefit from the … Continue reading

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Windows server futures

A blog post – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/windowsserver/2018/03/29/windows-server-semi-annual-channel-update/ – has clarified Windows server futures. Going forward the Semi-Annual Channel (SAC) releases – Server 1803 is due very soon  – will concentrate on containers (applications and hosts) and fast innovation application scenarios. Releases will … Continue reading

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Installing Win32 OpenSSH

I’ve had a number problems Installing Win32 OpenSSH https://github.com/PowerShell/Win32-OpenSSH/wiki/Install-Win32-OpenSSH since it became available and required for SSH based remoting in PowerShell v6 Every time I install a new version the instructions have changed. Admittedly the installation is getting easier BUT … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2019 preview

A Windows Server 2019 preview is available – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/windowsserver/2018/03/20/introducing-windows-server-2019-now-available-in-preview/ The build number is 17623 and its also the preview of the next Semi-Annual Channel release. GA is set for H2 2018 Server 2019 is a Long term Servicing Channel release … Continue reading

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PowerShell split

The PowerShell split operator is used to split strings based on a delimiter. The default delimiter is white space PS> $str = ‘AA BB CC DD EE FF GG’ PS> -split $str AA BB CC DD EE FF GG You … Continue reading

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PowerShell v6.1.0 preview 1

The first preview release of PowerShell v6.1 is available at https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases There are a few breaking changes you should check out. Most of the changes are minor engine updates and bug fixes. There are no big new features in this … Continue reading

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