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  • Blog Post: A Day in the Life of MVPs at the Summit

    Summary : Windows PowerShell MVPs, Sean Kearney, Steve Murawski, and Shane Hoey, talk more about the MVP Summit. An update from Sean... The last day of the MVP Summit is upon us. Aside from of all of the NDA goodie events, many really cool things happen outside of the MVP Summit sessions...
  • Blog Post: PowerTip: Read First Line of File with PowerShell

    Summary : Learn how to read only the first line of a file by using Windows PowerShell. How can I use Windows PowerShell to read only the first line of a file? Introduced in Windows PowerShell 3.0, you can use the -First parameter, for example: Get-Content C:\fso\batteryReport.txt -First 1
  • Blog Post: Understanding PowerShell Remote Management

    Summary: Understanding Windows PowerShell remote management. Weekend Scripter: Enabling Windows remote management Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I thought I would share a portion of my new Windows PowerShell 3.0 Step by Step book published by Microsoft Press. This book is available...
  • Blog Post: Mike’s Best Practices at PowerShell Saturday in Atlanta on Oct 26

    Here is a special guest blog by Mike F Robbins. Mike F Robbins is a Windows PowerShell enthusiast, IT pro, winner of the advanced category in the 2013 scripting games, and contributing author of a chapter in the PowerShell Deep Dives book . Mike blogs at http://mikefrobbins.com and can be found on twitter...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell Summit North America 2014 announced

    PowerShell Summit North America 2014 will open for public registration on September 15th; we'll have some discounts available and everything is described at http://powershell.org/wp/?p=9776 . We've already run through registration periods for our 2013 alumni, and for our TechLetter subscribers. But the...
  • Blog Post: The Impromptu PowerShell Summit in Zurich

    Summary: I talk about meeting up with MOW, Fermin, and other friends in Zurich. Well, the Scripting Wife and I arrived in Zurich following our excursion to CERN. It was a beautiful train trip, and I was able to get a decent amount of work completed on my new Windows PowerShell 3.0 book. Our hotel...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Deploy a New Active Directory Forest

    Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to deploy a new Active Directory forest. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today, I thought I would provide another excerpt from my new Microsoft Press book: Windows PowerShell 3.0 Step by Step, which is available...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell Saturday–Atlanta edition

    It's less than two weeks until PowerShell Saturday #005 in Alpharetta, GA on October 26, 2013. Microsoft employees, MVPs, and community members have been gathered to present 15 sessions covering a wide range of topics. In addition to the sessions, we will have a hands-on-lab and an Iron Scripter scripting...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Create a Bunch of Folders Based upon the Date

    Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to create a bunch of folders based upon the date. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Well, this morning I took the Scripting Wife to the Charlotte airport to begin our trip to Europe. It is beyond me why Teresa...
  • Blog Post: Find Hidden Message Embedded in Image

    Summary : Learn how to find a hidden message embedded in an image. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have an extra post from Shane Nelson with a recap of an interesting challenge presented to us at our Charlotte PowerShell User Group. Shane is an associate Windows system administrator...