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Archive for April, 2016

IT Ops Education program and Scholarship

Posted by: | April 13, 2016 Comments Off on IT Ops Education program and Scholarship |

Do you know a young person in the USA that is just starting their IT career and would benefit from an intensive training program and scholarship?   Point them to the DevOps Collective site (DevOps Collective is the parent organization for powershell.org)  https://devopscollective.org/2016/04/04/announcing-the-getgoing-it-ops-education-program-scholarship/   Initially this program is US only but we hope to make […]

under: DevOps, IT Community, PowerShell

Monitor Info

Posted by: | April 12, 2016 Comments Off on Monitor Info |

A question on the forum about combining information from 2 CIM classes produced this:   function Get-MonitorInfo {     [CmdletBinding()]     param(         $computername = $env:COMPUTERNAME     )     $cs = New-CimSession -ComputerName $computername         $monitors =  Get-CimInstance -Namespace root\wmi -ClassName WmiMonitorId -Filter "Active = ‘$true’" -CimSession $cs         foreach ($monitor in $monitors) […]

under: PowerShell and CIM, PowerShell and WMI, PowerShell Basics

PowerShell Summit: CIM Deep Dive

Posted by: | April 4, 2016 Comments Off on PowerShell Summit: CIM Deep Dive |

A big thank you to everyone who attended my Summit pre-conference workshop. The interaction was great and I really enjoyed it even though I was feeling the efffects of my flight the previous day.   One thing we discovered was that good old dependable calc has changed. On a Windows 10 (build 14295 and last […]

under: PowerShell and CIM, PowerShell Summit

MVP renewal 2016

Posted by: | April 1, 2016 Comments Off on MVP renewal 2016 |

Its April first and the email arrives mid-afternoon. My MVP award has been renewed for another year (9th consecutive year)   I still really appreciate the recognition this award bestows and hope to keep working to make the PowerShell community even better in the next 12 months

under: PowerShell

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