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  • Blog Post: 2013 Scripting Games: Beginner Event 1

    Summary : Dr. Scripto needs to gather all log files older than 90 days and move them to an archive location. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This is a day for the history books. Today is the first day of the 2013 Scripting Games as run by the Windows PowerShell community at www.powershell...
  • Blog Post: Use the AD DS Module to Find Computers with PowerShell

    Summary : The Scripting Wife learns about querying Active Directory Domain Services with Windows PowerShell in prep for the 2013 Scripting Games. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Well yesterday I gave my first presentation (of three) at the PowerShell Summit happening here in Redmond,...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: First Peek at the 2013 Scripting Games

    Summary: Guest blogger and PowerShell MVP Don Jones talks about the 2013 Scripting Games. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One final conversation with PowerShell MVP Don Jones was about the 2013 Scripting Games. As I have mentioned recently, the Scripting Games will be run by the community...
  • Blog Post: 2013 Scripting Games: Beginner Event 5

    Summary : Scripting Games Beginner Event 5: Dr. Scripto needs to find client IP addresses from IIS logs. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is the release of Event 5 for the 2013 Scripting Games. Remember that they are being run and hosted at www.powershell.org . You will need to go...
  • Blog Post: 2013 Scripting Games Wrap-Up

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about the 2013 Scripting Games. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Well, the 2013 Windows PowerShell Scripting Games are over. Now the task of identifying all winners begins. Of course, from a philosophical perspective, that is easy—there...
  • Blog Post: 2013 Scripting Games Competitor’s Guide

    Summary : The 2013 Windows PowerShell Scripting Games Competitor’s Guide is posted today. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Don Jones from PowerShell.org is back with us today with the 2013 Scripting Games Competitor’s Guide. Take it away, Don… Welcome to...
  • Blog Post: 2013 Scripting Games: Advanced Event 2

    Summary : Dr. Scripto needs to create a tool to find basic information from his servers. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome to Week 2 of the 2013 Scripting Games. Just in case you are not up to speed, this year The Scripting Guys are not hosting the Scripting Games. They are being...
  • Blog Post: Scripting Wife Comments on Beginner Event 1

    Summary : The Scripting Wife reveals her impressions of 2013 Scripting Games Beginner Event 1. Hi everyone, I want to welcome you to the 2013 Scripting Games. This year the events were designed by the Windows PowerShell community, and the games are being run by the Windows PowerShell community. It...
  • Blog Post: Scripting Wife Comments on Beginner Event 2

    Summary : The Scripting Wife reveals her impressions of 2013 Scripting Games Beginner Event 2. Well I am back from Seattle and from the Windows PowerShell Summit—and boy, did I have a lot of fun. I got to see friends from all over the world, and the amazing thing is that I knew nearly everyone...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: The Scripting Wife Talks About the First Warm-Up Event in the Winter Scripting Games

    Summary: The Scripting Wife talks about the first event in the 2013 Winter Scripting Games warm-up events. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today, we have a special guest. You guessed it: The Scripting Wife is with us today. If you are reading the Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog for the first...
  • Blog Post: 2013 Scripting Games: Beginner Event 2

    Summary : Dr. Scripto needs to find basic information from his servers. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome to Week 2 of the 2013 Scripting Games. Just in case you are not up to speed, this year The Scripting Guys are not hosting the Scripting Games. They are being hosted at www.powershell...
  • Blog Post: 2013 Scripting Games: Beginner Event 6

    Summary : Scripting Games Beginner Event 6: Dr. Scripto needs to join core servers to the domain and rename them. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is the revealing of the final event for the 2013 Scripting Games. I hope you have learned tons from this year’s games and had fun...
  • Blog Post: 2013 Scripting Games: Advanced Event 3

    Summary : Scripting Games Advanced Event 3: Dr. Scripto needs to create an HTML report for hard disk drive status. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is the release of Event 3 for the 2013 Scripting Games. This year the Games are being administered and run by www.powershell.org . You...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Get Name and IP Address of Virtual Machines

    Summary : The Scripting Wife learns to use Windows PowerShell to get networking information from all virtual machines running Hyper-V in prep for the 2013 Scripting Games. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It is the last day of the Windows PowerShell summit held in Redmond, Washington....
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Find the Version of Windows

    Summary : The Scripting Wife learns about using Windows PowerShell to find computer hardware information in prep for the 2013 Scripting Games. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning did not start with a nice leisurely cup of tea on the lanai at home. Instead, it started by rushing...
  • Blog Post: 2013 PowerShell Scripting Games Official Kickoff

    Summary: It is finally here...the 2013 Windows PowerShell Scripting Games official kickoff Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It’s here. It’s here. It’s here. Yep, the 2013 Windows PowerShell Scripting Games are finally here, and today is the official kickoff. Launched...
  • Blog Post: Strategy for Handling 2013 Scripting Games Events

    Summary : Microsoft PowerShell enthusiast, Jeff Wouters, talks about his experience with the 2013 Winter Scripting Games warm-up events. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a special guest blogger, Microsoft Windows PowerShell enthusiast, Jeff Wouters. Here is a little bit about...
  • Blog Post: 2013 Scripting Games Start April 22!

    Summary : Announcing the Windows PowerShell 2013 Scripting Games, which begin April 22, 2013. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Don Jones is with us today from the offices of PowerShell.org . Tell us what you know about the 2013 Windows PowerShell Scripting Games, Don… The Games...
  • Blog Post: 2013 Scripting Games: Beginner Event 3

    Summary : Dr. Scripto needs to create an HTML report for hard disk drive status. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is the release of Event 3 for the 2013 Scripting Games. This year the Games are being administered and run by www.powershell.org . You need to go to their website to...
  • Blog Post: Beginner Practice for 2013 Scripting Games

    Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have Don Jones, from www.powershell.org and a practice event for the Beginner category of the 2013 Scripting Games. This is a practice event . You will not submit this event to the actual Scripting Games, and no official judging will be available...
  • Blog Post: Scripting Wife Comments on Beginner Event 6

    Summary : The Scripting Wife reveals her impressions of 2013 Scripting Games Beginner Event 6. Well, this event was tough, but I would not want to do it without having Windows Server 2012 because there are lots of cool functions to help with this task. What I did was go through the requirements one...
  • Blog Post: Scripting Wife Comments on Beginner Event 3

    Summary : The Scripting Wife reveals her impressions of 2013 Scripting Games Beginner Event 3. OK, I will admit it, when I read this event I sort of freaked out. I mean, create an HTML report? I do not even know what HTML means, and little about how to create one. I do know that a report means send...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Copy Files and Folders to a New Location

    Summary : The Scripting Wife learns about using Windows PowerShell to copy files and folders in prep for the 2013 Scripting Games. The days seem to start early, and the evening arrives later this time of year in Charlotte, North Carolina. I am sitting on the lanai drinking a cup of English Breakfast...
  • Blog Post: Scripting Wife Comments on Beginner Event 5

    Summary : The Scripting Wife reveals her impressions of 2013 Scripting Games Beginner Event 5. This event was tough—at least for me. You see, the thing is that I can read text files, and I can get listings of text files. And these log files are just text, after all. The trouble is the part about...
  • Blog Post: 2013 Scripting Games: Advanced Event 6

    Summary : Scripting Games Advanced Event 6: Dr. Scripto needs to configure virtual core servers and join them to the domain. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is the revealing of the final event for the 2013 Scripting Games. I hope you have learned tons from this year’s games...