Weekend Scripter: PowerShell, Network Adapters, and Domain Name System

Summary: Learn how to use the networking Windows PowerShell DSC resource. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I have said on numerous occasions, “I love Windows PowerShell.” Today is no exception. Today I want to use the Wave 2 version of the xNetworking Module in the Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration Resource Kit (it released…


Replace NSLookup with a Built-in Windows 8 PowerShell Function

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, continues his discussion about using Windows PowerShell on Windows 8 to troubleshoot DNS issues. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Yesterday, I talked about using some of the functions from the DNSClient module to troubleshoot networking issues. Specifically, I talked about looking at the configured DNS server and at…


Use PowerShell to Troubleshoot Client DNS

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to troubleshoot client DNS. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It seems that when I travel invariably at some point on the trip I end up in a hotel that has DNS issues. In the past, that meant opening up the CMD prompt…