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: 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: 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…


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…


2013 Scripting Games: Beginner Event 3

Summary: Dr. Scripto needs to create an HTML report for hard disk drive status. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is the release of Event 3 for the 2013 Scripting Games. This year the Games are being administered and run by www.powershell.org. You need to go to their website to submit your entry. A…


Scripting Wife Comments on Beginner Event 2

Summary: The Scripting Wife reveals her impressions of 2013 Scripting Games Beginner Event 2. Well I am back from Seattle and from the Windows PowerShell Summit—and boy, did I have a lot of fun. I got to see friends from all over the world, and the amazing thing is that I knew nearly everyone there—at…


2013 Scripting Games: Beginner Event 2

Summary: Dr. Scripto needs to find basic information from his servers. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome to Week 2 of the 2013 Scripting Games. Just in case you are not up to speed, this year The Scripting Guys are not hosting the Scripting Games. They are being hosted at www.powershell.org. I am…


Scripting Wife Comments on Beginner Event 1

Summary: The Scripting Wife reveals her impressions of 2013 Scripting Games Beginner Event 1. Hi everyone, I want to welcome you to the 2013 Scripting Games. This year the events were designed by the Windows PowerShell community, and the games are being run by the Windows PowerShell community. It is a very exciting and important…