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  • Blog Post: PowerShell for Microsoft Exchange 2010 Cheat Sheet!

    Written by Matt Abraham, Microsoft Premier Field Engineer. When working with customers, everyone who is new to Windows PowerShell finds it to be an amazing idea, but very daunting. Once you start using it, you will quickly pick up the syntax and how to structure your commands.  However, it can take...
  • Blog Post: How To Equip Your Windows Server Environment With A Blackbox Flight Recorder

    Summary : Holger Hatzfeld , a Microsoft Senior Support Escalation Engineer, provides us with a PowerShell script that deploys customizable performance logs to any or all of you domain-connected servers, effectively mimicking flight recorders for server performance capture. Powerful stuff. Hello...
  • Blog Post: Moving from command line tools to PowerShell for Active Directory

    Mr. Ashley McGlone, our famous PFE (‘ GoateePFE ’ on Twitter!) from the US Central Region team, delivered a session at PowerShell Saturday last weekend. Here’s the session abstract: “Do you get warm fuzzies when you think about DSQUERY, REPADMIN, NSLOOKUP, DNSCMD, and DCPROMO? If so, there is help for...
  • Blog Post: Maximize Exchange Administrator Productivity With PowerShell (Part 3)

    Written by Rhoderick Milne , Microsoft Premier Field Engineer. In the previous articles in this series we looked at the basic aspects of PowerShell and then the underlying mechanisms that are used to connect both Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010 management tools to Exchange.  These articles can be...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell for Sharepoint FBA via SQL. And PowerShell for everything!

    Kirk “has-more-points-than-I-do” Evans shares some PowerShell to configure the SQL Server Provider for FBA , for Sharepoint 2010. A long time ago, I wrote a blog post that shows how to configure the SQL Server Provider for FBA in SharePoint 2010 .  I have been working on a project that requires...
  • Blog Post: How To Maximize Exchange Administrator Productivity With PowerShell

    Written by Rhoderick Milne, Microsoft Premier Field Engineer. As a Microsoft Exchange Server focused Premier Field Engineer I spend a considerable amount of my time with customers at their work place and also when they attend training courses and workshops that I deliver. Naturally people want...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell–your own Autobot for Exchange Server!

    For many IT professionals, PowerShell has come to be the best thing since sliced bread. In this post, Shamsher Dhanoa , our Senior PFE from the US East region, walks us through one more example of how PowerShell is very useful in safely automating tedious tasks like altering tons of configuration files...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint 2010 and PowerShell: A Match Made In Automation Heaven

    Written by Jeff Adkin, Microsoft Premier Field Engineer. We have all seen it a thousand times before. We need to make a change across tons of SharePoint sites or pull a report on specific values that just are not available in Central Admin. Banging one’s head off of the proverbial wall starts to happen...
  • Blog Post: Maximize Exchange Administrator Productivity With PowerShell (Part 2)

    Written by Rhoderick Milne , Microsoft Premier Field Engineer. In part one of this series we looked at some of the basic aspects of the PowerShell environment.  Let’s now look at the underlying mechanics on Exchange 2007 and 2010 servers.  We will need to address some aspects separately due...
  • Blog Post: Are your AD site link descriptions (too) messy?

    Not any more, they’re not! As long as you take Ashley McGlone’s advice in Freaky neat Active Directory site links with PowerShell : Today's post will help you clean up site link descriptions and give you some nice reporting capability. For a quick overview of the terminology you can read the landmark...
  • Blog Post: How To Create Video Games Using PowerShell

    Just in case you thought PowerShell was just for automating administrative tasks, Jeff Adkin, a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer , shows us how to have some fun with PowerShell by providing us with a detailed walkthrough of creating a video game. Here’s a short video showing the game in action...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell Web Access?

    (Huh!?) My old PFE flame* Chad Duffey has a short and sweet post on an interesting new feature in Windows Server 2012: Powershell Web Access . There is a nifty feature that comes with Windows Server 2012 which allows you to use PowerShell in a web browser. There are a million use cases for that! Maybe...
  • Blog Post: Online session: Administering PowerShell in the Enterprise

    In a typical enterprise, PowerShell script development is handled at the team level by a small group who express an interest in the technology. Multiply this by the number of teams within an organization, and you end up with a multiple small development efforts, none of whom are sharing their experience...
  • Blog Post: How to Create a Graphical Event Log Viewer with PowerShell

    In a follow-up to his popular post on How To Create Video Games Using PowerShell , Jeff Adkin, a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer based in Canada, gets back to business and shows us how to use PowerShell to graphically represent information gathered over time from the Windows Event Log. Enjoy! ...