2013 Scripting Games Wrap-Up

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about the 2013 Scripting Games. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Well, the 2013 Windows PowerShell Scripting Games are over. Now the task of identifying all winners begins. Of course, from a philosophical perspective, that is easy—there are exactly 2,153 winners because that is the number of…


Scripting Wife Comments on Beginner Event 6

Summary: The Scripting Wife reveals her impressions of 2013 Scripting Games Beginner Event 6. Well, this event was tough, but I would not want to do it without having Windows Server 2012 because there are lots of cool functions to help with this task. What I did was go through the requirements one at a time,…


2013 Scripting Games: Advanced Event 6

Summary: Scripting Games Advanced Event 6: Dr. Scripto needs to configure virtual core servers and join them to the domain.  Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is the revealing of the final event for the 2013 Scripting Games. I hope you have learned tons from this year’s games and had fun too. Remember that…


2013 Scripting Games: Beginner Event 6

Summary: Scripting Games Beginner Event 6: Dr. Scripto needs to join core servers to the domain and rename them. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is the revealing of the final event for the 2013 Scripting Games. I hope you have learned tons from this year’s games and had fun too. Remember that you need…


Scripting Wife Comments on Beginner Event 5

Summary: The Scripting Wife reveals her impressions of 2013 Scripting Games Beginner Event 5. This event was tough—at least for me. You see, the thing is that I can read text files, and I can get listings of text files. And these log files are just text, after all. The trouble is the part about…


2013 Scripting Games: Advanced Event 5

Summary: Scripting Games Advanced Event 5: Dr. Scripto needs to create a tool to find client IP addresses from a bunch of IIS logs. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is the release of Event 5 for the 2013 Scripting Games. Remember that they are being run and hosted at www.powershell.org. You will need…


2013 Scripting Games: Beginner Event 5

Summary: Scripting Games Beginner Event 5: Dr. Scripto needs to find client IP addresses from IIS logs. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is the release of Event 5 for the 2013 Scripting Games. Remember that they are being run and hosted at www.powershell.org. You will need to go to that webpage to submit your…


Scripting Wife Comments on Beginner Event 4

Summary: The Scripting Wife reveals her impressions of 2013 Scripting Games Beginner Event 4. When I first read this, I thought, “Dude, this is going to take an entire script.” But as I began to read the Help information for the Get-Random cmdlet, it dawned on me that I could do this in a single line of…


2013 Scripting Games: Advanced Event 4

Summary: Scripting Games Advanced Event 4: Dr. Scripto needs audit 20 random users from Active Directory.Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Once again it is time to reveal an event for the 2013 Scripting Games that are being hosted and run by www.powershell.org. Head on over to their website to submit your entry. An Auditing Adventure…


Scripting Wife Comments on Beginner Event 3

Summary: The Scripting Wife reveals her impressions of 2013 Scripting Games Beginner Event 3. OK, I will admit it, when I read this event I sort of freaked out. I mean, create an HTML report? I do not even know what HTML means, and little about how to create one. I do know that a report means…