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  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Update SSL Bindings

    Summary : Microsoft IIS MVP, Terri Donahue, talks about using Windows PowerShell to update SSL bindings. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today, please welcome back IIS MVP, Terri Donahue . Terri is an IIS MVP, but she also attends the Charlotte PowerShell User Group meetings and events...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell Spotlight: Windows PowerShell User Groups

    Summary : Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, talks about Windows PowerShell user groups in this edition of PowerShell Spotlight. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is the last Saturday of the month, and that means it is PowerShell Spotlight time. Here is our guest blogger for the...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Add Comment to Word Doc

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to add a comment to a Microsoft Word document. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I spend a lot of time using Microsoft Word. In fact, I spend more time using Word than Microsoft Outlook—and that is...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Fun Things to Do with PowerShell

    Summary : Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, talks about fun things to do with Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a guest blog post from Microsoft Honorary Scripting Guy and Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, who shares some fun things to do with...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Control Processes with PowerShell

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to control processes. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning I am made a pot of Masala Chai. I found a pretty good recipe when I was doing a Bing search: Indian Masala Chai . One of my pet peeves...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: German PowerShell Community Conference

    Summary : Windows PowerShell MVP, Tobias Weltner, talks about the Windows PowerShell Community Conference in Germany. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I'm drooling today because of the information in this blog post. Teresa and I love to go to Germany. Our last two major vacations have...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Synchronize Delegated Admin Passwords

    Summary : Microsoft PFE and Honorary Scripting Guy, Ian Farr, discusses using Windows PowerShell to synchronize delegated administrator passwords. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Guest blogger and Honorary Scripting Guy, Ian Farr, is back with us today for the conclusion of his series...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Delegate Administrator of RODCs

    Summary : Microsoft PFE, Ian Farr, discusses using Windows PowerShell to delegate administrator of RODC. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have Honorary Scripting Guy and Microsoft PFE, Ian Farr, back for more words of wisdom... Welcome to the third post in a four part series...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Troubleshoot Group Policy Part 2

    Summary : Guest blogger, Alex Verboon, continues his series about using Windows PowerShell to troubleshoot Group Policy. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome back guest blogger, Alex Verboon. Today Alex adds to his previous blog about using Windows PowerShell to troubleshoot Group...
  • Blog Post: 2014 Honorary Scripting Guys Announced

    Summary : The Honorary Scripting Guys for 2014 are announced. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I have been pretty busy, with missing work because of my ear surgery and the holidays and all, so I enlisted the help of the Scripting Wife, Teresa, to write the latest Honorary Scripting Guys...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: The Changing Nature of Documentation

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about the changing nature of documentation. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This week, we announced Microsoft HoloLens during the Windows 10: The Next Chapter webcast. I mean, I want one—badly. This is going to be an incredible...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Remotely Create Scheduled Task and Folder

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to remotely create a scheduled task and folder. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. On Friday in Use PowerShell to Create Scheduled Task in New Folder , I created a pretty long Windows PowerShell script that...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Document Scheduled Tasks

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to document scheduled tasks. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the really cool things about Windows PowerShell is the way that it builds on itself. When I learn a little bit about Windows PowerShell...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Run a Scheduled Task to Check DSC

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about running a scheduled task to perform a consistency check for DSC. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the things I love to do is to automate things. Not only scripts. Not only Windows PowerShell. I also like to automate scheduled...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Where Is the DSC Documentation?

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about where to find documentation for Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC). Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the things that sometimes surprises me, is when I am talking to IT pros and I hear something like, “I...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: The Best Ways to Learn PowerShell

    Summary : PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, talks about the best ways to learn Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a guest post by Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, aka The Scripting Wife. I asked her to talk a little bit about how one goes about learning...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Why Should I Learn PowerShell?

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about why you should learn Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The other day, I ran into an IT pro at the mall. He recognized me and started talking to me. It was like, dude, I was trapped. It turned out that he was cool...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Playing with PowerShell Prompt

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about playing with the Windows PowerShell prompt. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It is time to round up all of those end-of-the-year kinds of things. This is, in fact, the last weekend Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog post of 2014. Not sure...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Exploring IP Address Functions

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell with TCP/IP. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning, I decided to make a cup of orange spice tea. I did not even do it manually. I used a tea bag. I know, I know, I know. But hey, sometimes I like...
  • Blog Post: Oliver Script: A Holiday Tale–Part 2

    Summary : Oliver discovers how to easily find data with Windows PowerShell. Note This is the second post in a series. To get started, read Oliver Script: A Holiday Tale–Part 1 . “Would you like fries with that?” How Oliver hated uttering those words daily. He hated going home...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Create PowerShell Graphical Help Function

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about creating a graphical Help function in Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Well, I should have known. In yesterday’s post, A Graphical Tool to Explore PowerShell Help , I said it would not take too long to...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: A Graphical Tool to Explore PowerShell Help

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to explore Help topics. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. With the drops of the Windows Management Framework 5.0 (also known as Windows PowerShell 5.0), now is a good time to begin exploring modules, new...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Count Images with PowerShell

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, counts the images he used in Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog posts through the years. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I have been writing the Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog for a while…actually, quite a while. It is the best job I have ever had—and...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Remove Non-Alphabetic Characters from String

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to remove all non-alphabetic characters from a string. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning I am drinking a nice up of English Breakfast tea and munching on a Biscotti. I know...Biscotti is not...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Latitude, Longitude, and PowerShell

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to retrieve latitude and longitude information. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today it is cold and dreary, so I thought it would be a nice time to play around with Windows PowerShell. One of the things...