Have a complaint from a user that a server is sluggish? Maybe you’re just curious if the problem you’re seeing on a server is related to a process consuming a lot of CPU, or you know the CPU is pegged and you want to identify which process is the culprit. I had a similar situation, and […]
I’ve been rereading the Windows PowerShell Cookbook and I came across a variable I hadn’t noticed before… It turns out to be related to the -match comparison operator. -Match performs a regular expression comparison. A simple way of thinking about regular expressions is that they “describe” the patterns of characters. Another way of thinking of regular […]
See larger image Windows PowerShell Cookbook: The Complete Guide to Scripting Microsoft’s Command Shell New From: $31.69 USD In Stock The Windows PowerShell Cookbook by Lee Holmes is an incredible reference. It’s filled with useful scripts, and they are explained so that you don’t just get a cookie cutter script resource but you learn why […]
Q. How can I see what certificates are installed on a Windows computer with PowerShell? A. Using PowerShell to view certificates is easy. PowerShell has a provider that exposes the certificates store which is part of the pki and security modules, which are loaded automatically as long as you’re on version 3 or greater. You do not need to […]
I was going nuts trying to sort an array into a random order. I was hoping for something in PowerShell that would be along the lines of Shuffle() in PHP or Ruby. Thankfully I figured out the easiest way ever to do it!
The North American PowerShell Summit 2015 will be taking place on April 20 through 22, 2015, at the Microsoft offices in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. The PowerShell North American Summit is put on by PowerShell.org and will be a small “deep-dive”/convention with an attendance limited to approximately 100 attendees. Registration is beginning on 30 October 2014 and […]
PSEdit is a built-in function that runs only on PowerShell ISE. Not anymore! Drop this function in your REGULAR PowerShell console profile! PSEdit now in your PowerShell consoles!
Microsoft Virtual Academy has a course on PowerShell 3 that you just can’t miss. This is part one of a series, so don’t fall behind. The first course is “Getting Started with PowerShell 3.0 Jump Start” and it’s available now.
If you’re looking to expand your knowledge of PowerShell and start working it like a pro, you should check out this book from some of the premier PowerShell trainers and gurus. Written by Don Jones and Jeff Hicks, Learn PowerShell 3 in a Month of Lunches takes you through the basics of PowerShell in a series of […]