PowerTip: Use PowerShell to pick a random name from a list

Summary: Using the Get-Random Cmdlet to select a random list of names instead of numbers Hey! Dr. Scripto! I’d like to pick a random name from a list to generate user names in my lab.   Could you show me an example? I’d be delighted to.   Just use an array of names and then add them…


Using PowerShell to create a folder of Demo data

Summary: Creating sample files with random sizes and dates for use in a Lab Q: Hey, Dr. Scripto! From time to time I like to show “how things works” at User Group meetings and to colleagues.   But I don’t always have a good pile of sample files.   Do you have any examples of how to…