PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Get DVD Drive Attached to Virtual Machine

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to get information about the DVD drive attached to a virtual machine.  How can I use Windows PowerShell to find information about a DVD drive that is attached to             a running virtual machine?  Use the Get-VMDVDDrive cmdlet, for example: Get-VMDvdDrive –VMName VM1


Weekend Scripter: Why Should I Learn PowerShell?

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about why you should learn Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The other day, I ran into an IT pro at the mall. He recognized me and started talking to me. It was like, dude, I was trapped. It turned out that he was cool,…


PowerTip: Open PowerShell ISE and a Script

Summary: Learn how to open the Windows PowerShell ISE and a script at the same time.  How can I open a specific script and the Windows PowerShell ISE at the same time?  Use the Windows PowerShell_ISE command from the Windows PowerShell console,             a command prompt or the Start/Run command….


What Is PowerShell?

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, explains Windows PowerShell.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I keep hearing this term…all over…everywhere. But I do not know what it is. Can you tell me, "What is Windows PowerShell?" —DB  Hello DB, Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning it is cold. At least, it is Charlotte, North…


PowerTip: Find PowerShell DSC Resources

Summary: Learn where to find more Windows PowerShell DSC resources.  Where can I find more Windows PowerShell DSC resources?  In the Script Center Script Repository, search for DSC Resource Kit. Download one resource or the            entire DSC Resource Kit.


PowerShell Predictions for 2015

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Don Jones, provides predictions for 2015. Don Jones here. from PowerShell.org and Pluralsight. The Scripting Guy asked me to have another stab at predicting what’s in store for Windows PowerShell in 2015, so without further ado… Folks will realize how fast Windows is moving We’re going to see a lot of…