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Archive for September, 2010

Live Spaces

Posted by: | September 30, 2010 | No Comment |

My original blog was on Microsoft’s Live Spaces. I mirrored here and ran the two in tandem for a while.  Live Spaces had an upgrade in the summer that caused all sorts of grief so I stopped using it.  Now it seems Live Spaces is pulling out of the blogging arena.  All of the bloggers […]

under: General

Find you MAC address

Posted by: | September 29, 2010 | No Comment |

One task I find myself doing on a regular basis is checking the physical address of a NIC. Ipconfig is OK but we have to wade through a lot of stuff.  Much simpler to do this Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_NetworkAdapter -ComputerName "." | select Name, MACAddress Produces a nicely formatted output and its quick to type

under: PowerShell and WMI

One cmdlet at a time

Posted by: | September 27, 2010 | No Comment |

PowerShell MVP Jonathan Medd has compiled all of his blog posts on the new cmdlets in PowerShell 2.0 into a downloadable pdf file. Hugely recommended as a reference to keep on your computer desk top. get it now from http://www.jonathanmedd.net/2010/09/powershell-2-0-one-cmdlet-at-a-time-available-as-pdf-download.html

under: PowerShellV2

September UG meeting

Posted by: | September 15, 2010 | No Comment |

Many thanks to everyone who joined us for the Live Meeting last night. Especial thanks to Jonathan for an excellent presentation.  As promised Jonathan has posted the slide deck http://www.jonathanmedd.net/2010/09/september-uk-powershell-user-group-%e2%80%93-remoting-slidedeck.html   The recording is available from Richard Siddaway has invited you to view a Microsoft Office Live Meeting recording. View Recording Recording Details     Subject: […]

under: PowerShell User Group

Scripting Guy Blog

Posted by: | September 13, 2010 | No Comment |

  The Scripting Guys are having a guest blogger week and first up is me blogging about managing DNS with PowerShell and WMI http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2010/09/13/manage-dns-in-a-windows-environment-by-using-powershell.aspx Enjoy

under: DNS, PowerShell and WMI, PowerShellV2

When: Tuesday, Sep 14, 2010 8:30 PM (BST) Where: Virtual *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* Jonathan Medd – PowerShell MVP – explains the new remoting features in PowerShell 2.0 Richard Siddaway has invited you to attend an online meeting using Live Meeting. Join the meeting. Audio Information Computer Audio To use computer audio, you need speakers and microphone, or […]

under: PowerShell User Group, PowerShellV2