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  • 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...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Special Charlotte PowerShell User Group Meeting

    Summary : On April 22, the Charlotte Windows PowerShell User Group will host Lee Holmes and Paul Higginbotham. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Sometimes things just work out. The other day, I received an email from Lee Holmes. He is speaking at the Windows PowerShell Summit, which will...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Find Longest Cmdlet Name

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to find the longest cmdlet name. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This is an exciting time of the year, as we get ready for the PowerShell Summit in Charlotte and for the Microsoft Ignite conference in Chicago...
  • Blog Post: PSImaging Part 3: Group-ImageFile

    Summary : Guest blogger, Ben Vierck, talks about grouping similar images with Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have Ben Vierck back for Part 3 in his series about images. Before you begin, you might like to read: PSImaging Part 1: Test-Image PSImaging...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Create Folder

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to create folders. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I am not a huge fan of using a mouse. In fact, the more things I can do from Windows PowerShell the better. It is a huge waste of time for me when I have...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Avoid PowerShell Scripting—Use GUI Tools

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about exporting queries from the event log tool. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It has long been a truism (at least with things related to computers): powerful is opposite of simple. I can have a tool that is powerful, but with that...
  • 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...