Someone just now added Jimmy to the Domain Admins group! How do I know? Because I used PowerShell to check. Let me show you how.
Some of the best customers that I visit get email pages when high value group memberships change. Obviously this is strongly encouraged for IT shops of any size. Of course you can buy products to do this, but here on my blog we build these tools ourselves. It’s more fun and FREE with PowerShell.
Life during my first year at Microsoft has been almost exactly as I imagined it might be, but as I always do at Christmas I reflected on the year past and particularly this year on my first 9 months as a Microsoft Employee. Whilst doing so I remembered exactly what prompted me to sign up to this fun ride.
In theory, the logic behind cloud computing seems undeniable: lots of data-center servers providing lots of computing power and storage to lots of customers. It’s the beauty of scale: Everybody wins—right?
Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about understanding embedded objects in Windows PowerShell.