IT Pro Con NY (Techstravaganza) March 25-registration Now Open

The conference formerly known as “New York City Techstravaganza” will now be called “IT Pro Con NY”. It is a one-day grassroots technical conference for IT Pros that is brought to you by a few of the local community groups in cooperation with Microsoft. IT Pro Con NY 2016 will be held on March 25th,…

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GUI Form Using PowerShell Add Panel, Label, Edit box, Combo Box, List Box, CheckBox and More!!!

Demonstrate how create and work with GUI Forms using PowerShell. Shows how to create Forms, add labels, text boxes, panels, combo boxes, Pick Lists, and more. Shows how to populate all fields including picklists and combobox lists and work with properties. Shows how to populate and work with array objects. Uses Azure commands to populate…

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Provision Storage Configuration with PowerShell-Part 2 of Using Storage Spaces Deployment Guide

ProvisionStorageConfiguration.ps1 https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Storage-Spaces-Automated-3caf249a After hardware validation, you can begin creating Storage Pools and Virtual disks from the disks. Run the ProvisionStorageConfiguration.ps1 script with: PS>> .\ProvisionStorageConfiguration.ps1 PS>> .\ProvisionStorageConfiguration.ps1 -Automated PS>> .\ProvisionStorageConfiguration.ps1 –PhysicalDisks <physical disk objects> The first option is recommended and will add all of the SAS disks to the storage pool. If you want to use…

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Automating and Testing Storage Spaces Performance with PowerShell Part 1 of Deployment Guide

This is the first of a two part series on “Automating and Testing Storage Spaces Performance with PowerShell-Part 1of Using Storage Spaces Deployment Guide”  In the series, we walk through the Storage Spaces Deployment Guide for Automation Scripts.  This guide will instruct you on how to create and test a new Storage Spaces deployment using…

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TechNet Radio: DFSR & PowerShell in Windows Server 2012

DFSR, PowerShell and live on-screen how-to demos! Can it get any better than that people?!?!  We didn’t think so (a) Join Dan Stolts  and Ned Pyle for this demo intensive how-to episode where they show us the power of DSFR and PowerShell together in action.

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How To Get Started Automating Azure Infrastructure As A Service with PowerShell Step-By-Step

Getting Started with PowerShell for Azure Install PowerShell Azure Module: The first thing we have to do is download the Azure PowerShell Module.  You can get to it from http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/downloads/ (uses Web Platform Installer) Click on install and follow the prompts. Run Azure Powershell: that you have installed the module, you should be able to…

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How To Remove Azure Accounts (Cached Credentials) From PowerShell Remove-AzureAccount for ALL Accounts Step-By-Step

Have you ever noticed that sometimes PowerShell gets confused regarding accounts?  I have many Azure Accounts and many subscriptions so it happens to me all the time. When you change from one Account to another and set the subscription for the prior account it does not perform as expected.  As an example, when you run…

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Azure PowerShell Getting Started Authenticate with Certificate

There are two ways you can authenticate to Windows Azure. You can store a username and password or you can use a certificate. If you want to authenticate with a password see How to: Connect to your subscription My preference is to use a certificate. Certificate Authentication The Windows Azure PowerShell module includes cmdlets that…

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Powershell Script to Create Registry Files to Change Powershell Execution Policy

In a prior post, I showed you how to manually configure your computer to enable ExecutionPolicy so you can run Powershell scripts.  To make it even better, I now have a powershell script that will create the .REG files you need so all you have to do is run the script and double-click on the…

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Windows Server 2012 R2 Backup Full Integration with Windows Azure Backup #WhyWin2012R2

If you have a small number of servers to protect and you currently have no backup solution, you are using the in box Windows Server backup tool on these servers, or use a third party backup solution, Windows Azure Back may be a viable option for you. If you have a larger infrastructure and already…

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FREE Hands-on "Virtual Study Halls" with Live Expert Q&A

NEW HOURS! Based on popular demand, we’ve updated the hours for "Early Experts" Virtual Study Hall assistance – Fridays each week from 11AM to 1PM Eastern Time. – – – – – – – – – – There’s so many cool features to explore in the latest Windows infrastructure offerings that it’s hard to find…

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Top 10 Reasons NOT to Fear PowerShell 3.0 for Windows Server 2012 – TechNet Radio

Does your datacenter go bump in the night? Are you haunted by the thought of managing thousands of processes that could be automated? Well boys and girls Dr. Scripto and his faithful sidekick are here to help combat Scripto-Nite and provide us with their Top 10 Reasons NOT to Fear PowerShell 3.0 for Windows Server…

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Virtualization Deep Dive Day 2012 Coming To Boston March 10th 2012 – Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to learn about Cloud and Virtualization

Virtualization Deep Dive Day 2012 Coming To Boston March 10th 2012 – Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to learn about Cloud and Virtualization. . Registration is open for the fourth annual Virtualization Deep Dive Day. Act now while you can still take advantage of the Early Bird Discount. This event will be bigger and better…

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How To Create Enable Permissions and Run a Multi-Line PowerShell Script

This topic explains how to enable scripting in Windows PowerShell, which script extensions are used in Windows PowerShell, how to enable running PowerShell scripts, how to create a script and how run a script. Enabling Windows PowerShell Scripts to Run When you start Windows PowerShell on a computer, the default security policy does not allow…

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How to Run Any Program Including PowerShell with Elevated Privileges (aka Administrator Permissions)

To run any application with elevated privileges (as Administrator) simply right-click on that program from the menu and select Run as Administrator. An example of this would be if you wanted to run a PowerShell window with elevated permissions just click Start then type PowerShell then Right-Click on PowerShell icon and select Run as Administrator. …

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How To Run PowerShell with Elevated Permissions

To run the PowerShell window with elevated permissions just click Start then type PowerShell then Right-Click on PowerShell icon and select Run as Administrator. Shortcut: Start Type PowerShell Press Shift-Control-Enter

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Microsoft Virtual Labs Available NOW! System Center, Windows, Virtualization, SharePoint, Exchange, SQL, And Lots More!

TechNet Virtual Labs enable you to quickly evaluate and test Microsoft’s newest products and technologies through a series of guided, hands-on labs that you can complete in 90 minutes or less. There is no complex setup or installation required, and you can use TechNet Virtual Labs online immediately, free. Check here for system requirements. OR…

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