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  • Blog Post: PowerShell Spotlight: Yeah! It’s the Scripting Games

    Summary : Teresa Wilson, Microsoft PowerShell MVP, introduces the new Scripting Games for 2015. Hello everyone. Teresa Wilson (aka The Scripting Wife) here with this month's PowerShell Spotlight. I am going to spill the beans about the Scripting Games with a little help from Don Jones, Windows...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Welcome to the PowerShell Information Stream

    Summary : Learn about the Windows PowerShell information stream in this guest post by June Blender. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have another guest blog post by Honorary Scripting Guy, Windows PowerShell MVP, and Sapien technical evangelist, June Blender. Take it away June...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Fun with Number Ranges and PowerShell

    Summary : Use Windows PowerShell to split arrays of numbers into contiguous ranges. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I have a cool post from guest blogger, Zachary Loeber. Here is a little bit about Zachary: Zachary Loeber is a solution architect with PSC Group. Zachary is...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Start PowerShell Scripting for Office 365 Sites

    Summary : Guest blogger, Michael Blumenthal shows how to findWindows PowerShell cmdlets that are available for Office 365 sites . Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a new guest blogger, Michael Blumenthal, who we met in Chicago in May at Microsoft Ignite. Here is a little bit...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Understanding Quotation Marks in PowerShell

    Summary : Guest blogger, Don Walker, explores using single and double quotation marks in Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome new guest blogger, Don Walker. Don is a coworker of guest blogger, Tim Bolton, and he worked with Tim on a project that Tim blogged about...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Jacksonville IT Pro Camp Is Here

    Summary : Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about the Jacksonville IT Pro Camp. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This is a day I have been looking forward to for some time—and now it is here. It is time for the Jacksonville IT Pro Camp . Teresa (aka The Scripting Wife) and...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Deciphering Windows PowerShell Shorthand

    Summary : Learn how to decipher Windows PowerShell shorthand notation in this guest post written by Tim Warner. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome a new guest blogger today, Timothy Warner. Tim is an author and evangelist for Pluralsight, a premier online IT pro and development training...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Best PowerShell Resources on the Web

    Summary : Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about the best fundamental resources on the web for Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the great things about the Microsoft Ignite conference in Chicago was getting to see and talk with so many people. Previously...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Find Coolest PowerShell Parameter Names

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about finding the coolest Windows PowerShell parameter names. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning, my friend and colleague, Dr. Thomas Shinder, posted on Facebook that his favorite Windows PowerShell parameter name is –NoClobber...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell Spotlight: Two PowerShell Events

    Summary : Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, talks about two upcoming Windows PowerShell community events. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is the last Saturday of May, and therefore, it is PowerShell Spotlight day with MVP, Teresa Wilson... Happy scripting Saturday, everyone...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: What to Include in a PowerShell Comment Block

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about what to include in a Windows PowerShell comment block. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Something that tends to confuse new scripters, regardless of the language, is what to include in a comment block at the beginning of a script...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell for JIT Administration and PAM – Part 2

    Summary : Guest blogger, and Microsoft PFE Ian Farr, continues his series about JIT administration with Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today, welcome back Ian Farr for the conclusion of his two-part blog. Before you dig into today's post, please read Use PowerShell...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell for JIT Administration and PAM – Part 1

    Summary : Guest blogger, Microsoft PFE, Ian Farr, talks about JIT administration with Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome back guest blogger Ian Farr. To read more of Ian's previous guest posts, see these Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog posts . This weekend is a two...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Manage SQL Server Virtual Log File with PowerShell

    Summary : Guest blogger, Microsoft PFE, Jonathan Yong, talks about using Windows PowerShell to manage the SQL Server virtual log file. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This is the week of new guest bloggers it seems. Today, please welcome Microsoft PFE, Jonathan Yong... Some time back...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Get Started with PowerShell for Amazon Web Services

    Summary : Windows PowerShell MVP, Mike F Robbins, walks through a setup to manage an Amazon Web Services environment with Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome back Mike F Robbins to talk about Windows PowerShell for Amazon Web Services. Mike F Robbins is a...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: An Ideal PowerShell Schedule for Ignite

    Summary : Windows PowerShell MVP and Scripting Wife, Teresa Wilson, creates her ideal schedule for Ignite 2015 in Chicago. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I decided to turn over the keyboard to the Scripting Wife, who is bouncing off of the walls in anticipation of Ignite starting…...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: My First PowerShell Summit

    Summary : Microsoft PowerShell MVP, Will Anderson, talks about his first Windows PowerShell Summit. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Wow! What a week...or part of a week. Windows PowerShell Summit North America 2015 was here in Charlotte, NC this past week. The Scripting Wife and I met...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Scripting Guys Ignite Booth Schedule

    Summary : Microsoft PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, talks about the Scripting Guys booth schedule. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It is that time of year again. Conference time. TechEd North America is no more, but Microsoft Ignite is on the horizon. May 4-8, 2015 in Chicago! It is already...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Create Users in Active Directory

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to read a CSV file and create users in Active Directory. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Yesterday in Oh No! Oh Wait...PowerShell for the Win! , I created a CSV file from a Word document that I had been...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Oh No! Oh Wait...PowerShell for the Win!

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to clean up an impossible document. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Sometimes I just cringe. It is a reflex reaction born from many long (and at times, torturous) years in the IT field. I know, I should...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Work with Embedded Objects

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to work with embedded objects. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning I have my Zune 1.0 cranked up, and I am listening to some tunes. I have a nice cup of English Breakfast tea, and a warm croissant...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Analyze Custom Objects

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to analyze custom objects. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Last week, I talked about using a Windows PowerShell script to collect the number of words and documents for each of several years. To this, I...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Count Words and Display Progress Bar

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to display a progress bar while counting the number of words in Word documents. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the things that a writer does is keep track of words. This is not so much because one...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Using PowerShell to Look for Documents

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about different approaches to find documents with Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It is a lovely weekend down here in the deep south USA. I am sipping a nice cup of English Breakfast tea with lemon, lime, orange pith...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell Spotlight: Scripting Guys at Ignite

    Summary : Microsoft PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, talks about plans for the Scripting Guys booth at Ignite in Chicago. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson (aka The Scripting Wife) with another edition of PowerShell Spotlight... It is...