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Archive for November, 2012

Quick reminder of tomorrow’s session http://msmvps.com/blogs/richardsiddaway/archive/2012/10/20/uk-powershell-group-november-2012.aspx

under: PowerShell User Group, PowerShell V3

New about files

Posted by: | November 7, 2012 | No Comment |

PowerShell v3 features updateable help.  The help files are not quite complete at the moment but a recent update to the help that is available brought a couple of very useful files: about_WMI about_WQL The first gives a good overview of WMI and the its structure.  Good background reading. The second gives a very good […]

under: PowerShell and WMI, PowerShell V3

WMI –property parameter

Posted by: | November 7, 2012 | 1 Comment |

One parameter that seems to get overlooked on Get-WmiObject is the –Property parameter. It is used to specify the properties you want returned. This is what you would normally get by default: PS> Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Service  | select -f 1 ExitCode  : 0 Name      : AdobeARMservice ProcessId : 1716 StartMode : Auto State     : Running […]

under: PowerShell and WMI, PowerShell V3

Honorary Scripting Guy

Posted by: | November 4, 2012 | 1 Comment |

The Scripting Guy announced today that I have been awarded Honorary Scripting Guy status – http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2012/11/04/announcing-the-2012-honorary-scripting-guys.aspx This is a great honour for which I’m very grateful – thank you Congratulations to the other awardees.

under: PowerShell original

The sessions for the PowerShell summit at the Microsoft campus in April 2013 have been announced. http://poshoholic.com/2012/11/02/powershell-summit-community-sessions-list/

under: PowerShell original, PowerShell Summit

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