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Subject swap

Posted by: | July 31, 2008 | No Comment |

Due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to swap the subject of tonight’s User Group Live Meeting.  I’m doing a session on administering IIS 7 from PowerShell showing and contrasting the various options.  Marco’s session on the net cmdlets is postponed until next month   Share this post :   Technorati Tags: PowerShell,User Group

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Date: 31 July  2008 Time: 7pm BST (GMT+1) Marco Shaw, PowerShell MVP will be talking about /n software netcmdlets Join the meeting.Audio InformationComputer AudioTo use computer audio, you need speakers and microphone, or a headset. First Time Users:To save time before the meeting, check your system to make sure it is ready to use Microsoft […]

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There will be a TechNet PowerShell event in Birmingham (UK) on the afternoon of 14 October 2008.  Registration is open at http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032383908&Culture=en-GB   Share this post :   Technorati Tags: PowerShell

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Blog Mirror

Posted by: | July 28, 2008 | No Comment |

This blog is now mirrored on http://msmvps.com/blogs/RichardSiddaway/Default.aspx  Evidently spaces.live.com is blocked by some firewalls so the blogs cannot be accessed.  msmvps.com should be accessible.       Technorati Tags: PowerShell,blog

under: IT Community

One nice touch I found with the PowerGUI editor recently – if you start to type a path in the filesystem there is an intellisense popup to enable you to select the folder and subfolders.  Very useful and saves typing and mistakes.  Not sure when this feature first appeared but it is good.   Share […]

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PowerShell Event

Posted by: | July 25, 2008 | No Comment |

There will be a TechNet PowerShell event in Birmingham (UK) on the afternoon of 14 October 2008. Registration details will follow next week when they are available. If there is sufficient interest we will look at running a PowerShell User Group event afterwards   Share this post :   Technorati Tags: PowerShell

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PowerGUI 1.5.1 RTM

Posted by: | July 25, 2008 | No Comment |

PowerGUI has released version 1.5.1  – download from http://www.powergui.org/downloads.jspa Details from http://dmitrysotnikov.wordpress.com/2008/07/25/powergui-151-rtms/   Share this post :   Technorati Tags: PowerShell

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String expansion

Posted by: | July 24, 2008 | No Comment |

One of the nice features of PowerShell is string expansion.  Put a variable in the middle of a double quoted string (single quoted strings take the contents literally and don’t expand) and the variable is substituted into the string when it is evaluate. Example PS> $a = "a"PS> $b = "b"PS> $c = "c" PS> […]

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Apologies but we need to move the Live Meeting hosted by the UK PowerShell User group to 31 July. Marco Shaw, PowerShell MVP, will be talking about /n software NetCmdlets Webcast will be 1 hour starting at 7pm UK time (GMT+1) If you are not a member of the user group leave me a comment […]

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WMI Classes

Posted by: | July 22, 2008 | No Comment |

In this post http://richardsiddaway.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!43CFA46A74CF3E96!1525.entry I talked about the difference between Get-WmiObject and [WmiClass].  I’ve had a comment left asking "But how do you know that there is Win32_Process inside this class?!?!?" This question could have several meanings.  What I did in the post was a bit of a circular argument as I started with Win32_Process […]

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