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Archive for April, 2011

The 2011 Scripting Games have started and this year its a PowerShell only contest.  Head over to http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/ to get the details of the first events

under: PowerShell original

When: Tuesday, Apr 12, 2011 7:30 PM (BST)Where: Live Meeting *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* COM and see what we can do with COM objects in PowerShell and why COM is on the need know technology list as far as administrators are concerned. Notes Richard Siddaway has invited you to attend an online meeting using Live Meeting.Join the meeting.Audio […]

under: PowerShell User Group

Creating a DHCP server

Posted by: | April 2, 2011 | No Comment |

I needed to add a DHCP server to my Windows 2008 R2 test environment .  I know I can use the ServerManager Module for this so I import the module and use get-command to refresh my memory on the cmdlets   PS> Import-Module servermanager PS> get-command -Module servermanager CommandType     Name                                      Definition ———–     —-                                      ———- Cmdlet          […]

under: PowerShellV2, Windows Server 2008 R2

My good friends Jonathan Medd and Alan Renouf (together with a number of co-authors) have just had their book “VMware vSphere PowerCLI Reference: Automating vSphere Administration” published. More details on the book contents and for a chance to win a copy visit http://www.jonathanmedd.net/2011/03/powercli-book-raffle.html I’ll doing a full review of the book when I can get […]

under: Books, PowerShellV2, Virtualization

MVP award 2011

Posted by: | April 1, 2011 | No Comment |

I received the email this afternoon to tell me my PowerShell MVP award has been renewed for another year. Its a great honour to receive an MVP award and I’d like to thank Microsoft for the award and the PowerShell community for the opportunities that have lead to the award.

under: PowerShellV2

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