Use PowerShell String Techniques to Create User Names for Active Directory

Summary: Microsoft PowerShell MVP, Sean Kearney, shows how to use Windows PowerShell string techniques to create user names for Active Directory. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It is time for PowerShell in Blueville Part 3 with Honorary Scripting Guy and Windows PowerShell MVP, Sean Kearney. WooHoo… So where we did go? What did…


Use PowerShell Cmdlets to Search Active Directory

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Sean Kearney, shows how to use Windows PowerShell cmdlets to search Active Directory. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Honorary Scripting Guy and Microsoft PowerShell MVP, Sean Kearney, is back today with Part 2 of PowerShell in Blueville. Take it away Sean… So the story today, we continue for you,…


Use PowerShell to Find and Unlock Users in Active Directory

Summary: PowerShell MVP, Sean Kearney, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to find and unlock users in AD DS. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I am happy to announce that Honorary Scripting Guy and Microsoft PowerShell MVP, Sean Kearney, is back. This week will be Windows PowerShell in Blueville. Take it away Sean….


Use PowerShell to Easily Organize Your Music Collection

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, teaches you how to use Windows PowerShell to organize your music collection for ease of playback on Windows. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I love the weekend. In general, it is a time for me to explore and to experiment with Windows PowerShell. These experimentation sessions quite…


Customize the PowerShell Console for Increased Efficiency

Summary: Learn how to easily configure the Windows PowerShell console prompt for more efficiency and increased productivity. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Well, once again it is the weekend. The first ever Pittsburgh PowerShell Users Group meeting was a resounding, sold-out success. The Scripting Wife and I had a great time at the…


Use PowerShell to Simplify Access to Data Through PowerCLI

Summary: Two new features in VMware’s PowerCL make it easy for Windows PowerShell to gather virtualization configuration information. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a guest blog written by Josh Atwell. . Take it away Josh… Hi.  I’m Josh Atwell and I’m a SystemsAdministrator focused on scripting and automation in large…


Use PowerShell to Inventory and Update SharePoint Environments

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to inventory objects in your SharePoint environment and to script updates. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Raymond Mitchell is our guest blogger today. Here is a little bit about Raymond. Raymond has worked in IT since 1999, and he has worked with every version of SharePoint…


Use PowerShell to Find and Uninstall Software

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to get software installation locations, and to uninstall software from remote computers. Hey, Scripting Guy! We have a dumb application that we have to use at work. The company has released a new version of this application, and I am trying to write a Windows PowerShell script to…


Use PowerShell to Search Active Directory for GIDs

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to search Active Directory for GIDs. Today we have as our guest blogger, Chris Wu. Chris Wu’s career at Microsoft started in 2002, first as a support engineer in Microsoft Global Technical Support Center in China to support various components of the base operating system. Now he is…


Use a PowerShell Script to Start Non-Running Automatic Services

Summary: Guest blogger, Karl Mitschke, discusses a Windows PowerShell script to start non-running services that are set to start automatically. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Our guest blogger today is Karl Mitschke, one of the authors of the Windows PowerShell 2.0 Bible. Here is a little bit about Karl. Karl Mitschke is an…