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  • Blog Post: Should I Upgrade to Latest Windows PowerShell Version?

    Summary : Richard Siddaway discusses the issues around upgrading your version of Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today's post is provided by Richard Siddaway... Richard is based out of the UK and spends his time automating anything, and everything, for Kelway...
  • Blog Post: Build Constrained PowerShell Endpoint Using Startup Script

    Summary : Learn how to build a constrained endpoint by using a startup script. Hey, Scripting Guy!, how do I lock-down my remote endpoint to only certain commands? —GH Honorary Scripting Guy, Boe Prox, here today filling in for my good friend, The Scripting Guy. This is the second part...
  • Blog Post: Introduction to PowerShell Endpoints

    Summary : Learn about Windows PowerShell endpoints and how they relate to remoting. Hey, Scripting Guy! I keep hearing about Windows PowerShell endpoints and constrained endpoints related to remote management. Can you tell me more about these? —KP Hello, KP. Honorary Scripting Guy, Boe...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Manage Exchange Online in Office 365

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell implicit remoting to manage Exchange Online users. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This afternoon I am looking over my presentations for the PowerShell Summit in Bellevue, Washington . It will be April...
  • Blog Post: PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Discover Certificate Thumbprints

    Summary : Use Windows PowerShell to discover certificate thumbprints. How can I use Windows PowerShell to discover the thumbprints of certificates that are installed on my machine? Interrogate the certificate store, which is exposed as the cert: drive: Get-ChildItem -Path cert: -Recurse | select...
  • Blog Post: Remote Script Debugging in Windows PowerShell

    Summary : Learn about remote debugging support in Windows PowerShell 4.0. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a guest blog written by Paul Higinbotham who is a software design engineer on the Windows PowerShell team… Windows PowerShell 4.0 includes two major enhancements...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell Cmdlets to Administer Windows Remotely

    Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson shows how to use Windows PowerShell cmdlets to administer remote computers. Hey, Scripting Guy! I need to be able to work with remote computers. Is there a good way to do this with Windows PowerShell? -- DN Hello DN, Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed...
  • Blog Post: An Introduction to PowerShell Remoting Part Two: Configuring PowerShell Remoting

    Summary : Guest Blogger, Jason Hofferle, continues his series about PowerShell Remoting. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This week I am in Seattle, Washington speaking at Microsoft TechReady 15. Therefore, we have a series written by guest blogger, Jason Hofferle, about PowerShell Remoting...
  • Blog Post: Remoting Week: Remoting Sessions

    Summary : Richard Siddaway explains how to use WindowsPowerShell remoting sessions. Hey, Scripting Guy! I’ve just starting learning Windows PowerShell, and I understand how to use it as a scripting language and shell on the local machine. But how do I work with remote machines? —AP...
  • Blog Post: Hey, Scripting Guy! Weekend Scripter: Configuring W32Time Service Logging

    Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here, yesterday I wrote a script that configured my domain controller with an external time source. After doing that, I thought it would be a good idea to have the ability to enable and disable diagnostic logging for the W32Time service. I ran across a pretty good knowledge...
  • Blog Post: Disconnected Sessions: Phenotype and Genotype (Part 2)

    Summary : Learn about a revolutionary feature in Windows PowerShell 3.0 that lets you disconnect from and reconnect to PSSessions. Today we continue our exciting guest blog series that is written by Paul Higinbotham, a software design engineer for Windows PowerShell and June Blender, a senior programming...
  • Blog Post: Learn How to Easily Troubleshoot PowerShell Remoting

    Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows you how to easily troubleshoot Windows PowerShell remoting. Hey, Scripting Guy! I have a problem. I am running Windows 8 on my desktop, and I have upgraded our Hyper-V servers to Windows Server 2012. For those computers, I can easily use Windows PowerShell...
  • Blog Post: Updating Group Policy on a Dark and Stormy Night

    Summary : Guest Blogger Jason Helmick talks about updating an Enterprise GPO on a dark and stormy night using Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson is here. Guest Blogger Week continues today with Jason Helmick as our guest. About the author Jason Helmick is an Instructor...
  • Blog Post: Learn How to Use PowerShell to Run Exchange Commands Remotely

    Summary : Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to run Exchange Server 2010 commands remotely by using implicit remoting. Hey, Scripting Guy! I am having a problem with Exchange Server 2010. I have Windows PowerShell 2.0 installed on the server, but I am unable to connect and to do anything with it...
  • Blog Post: Hey, Scripting Guy! Tell Me About Remoting in Windows PowerShell 2.0

    (Editor’s note: Portions of today's Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog post are excerpted from the Microsoft Press book, Windows PowerShell 2.0 Best Practices by Ed Wilson which is now available for pre-order .) Hey, Scripting Guy! I have heard that remoting is one of the cool new features of Windows PowerShell...
  • Blog Post: Remoting Week: Remoting Security

    Summary : Richard Siddaway explains how to secure Windows PowerShell remoting sessions. Hey, Scripting Guy! I’ve just starting learning Windows PowerShell, and I understand how to use it as a scripting language and shell on the local machine. How do I work with remote machines? —AP...
  • Blog Post: An Introduction to PowerShell Remoting Part Three: Interactive and Fan-Out Remoting

    Summary : Guest blogger, Jason Hofferle, talks about Windows PowerShell Interactive and fan-out remoting. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. TechReady 15 in Seattle has been a great event. I am really enjoying getting to see friends. Of course, I am also really enjoying Jason’s series...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Run PowerShell Scripts from Remote File Share: Part 3

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, continues his discussion about running scripts from a remote file share. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Some things should just be easier. For example, I should have access to client-side cmdlets to work with SharePoint. Many times, as a...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Set Security Permissions for Remoting

    Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to set security permissions for remoting. Hey, Scripting Guy! I want to use a Windows PowerShell script to set security permissions for Windows PowerShell remoting. Can this be done? -- LM Hello LM, Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. It...
  • Blog Post: Hey, Scripting Guy! What Are the Pros and Cons of Windows PowerShell 2.0 Remoting?

    (Note: Today's Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog post was written by guest scripter, Tome Tanasovski. Tome is a manager of a team of server engineers in New York City. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer who specializes in SQL Server, SharePoint, and VMWare. He is a contributor to the Windows PowerShell forum...
  • Blog Post: PowerTip: Determine Version of WSMAN on Remote Computer

    Summary : Use Windows PowerShell to determine the version of WSMAN running on a remote computer. How can I use Windows PowerShell to determine the version of WSMAN that is running on remote computers? Use Test-WSMAN : Test-WSMan -ComputerName myserver wsmid : http://schemas.dmtf.org/wbem...
  • Blog Post: Remoting the Implicit Way

    Summary : Guest blogger, June Blender, talks about how to use Windows PowerShell implicit remoting. Today we welcome June Blender, senior programming writer for Windows Azure Active Directory. Take it away, June... Just about everyone knows how to run Windows PowerShell commands on a remote computer...
  • Blog Post: Remoting Week: Remoting Recap

    Summary : Richard Siddaway explains various ways to interact with remote machines. Hey, Scripting Guy! I’ve just starting learning Windows PowerShell, and I understand how to use it as a scripting language and shell on the local machine. How do I work with remote machines? —AP Hello...
  • Blog Post: Configure Remote Security Settings for Windows PowerShell

    Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, teaches how to configure remote security settings for Windows PowerShell. Hey, Scripting Guy! I am a Help Desk Support Manager, and I have written a series of scripts that I want to allow the help desk support people to use. These scripts collect basic...
  • Blog Post: Digging into PowerShell Remote Authentication

    Summary: Guest blogger Windows PowerShell MVP Don Jones talks about remote Windows PowerShell authentication. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today, I have a special treat for you. Windows PowerShell MVP Don Jones just had a new book released for publication and we have a sample from...