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…


Expert Commentary: 2012 Scripting Games Beginner Event 4

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Dr. Tobias Weltner, provides expert commentary for 2012 Scripting Games Beginner Event 4. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Dr. Tobias Weltner is the expert commentator for Beginner Event 4. Dr. Tobias Weltner is Germany’s first Windows PowerShell MVP. Tobias trains and coaches enterprises throughout Europe and helps IT Pros…


Expert Commentary: 2012 Scripting Games Advanced Event 4

Summary: Microsoft MVP, Chad Miller, provides expert commentary for 2012 Scripting Games Advanced Event 4. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Chad Miller is the expert commentator for Advanced Event 4. Chad is a senior manager of database administration at Raymond James Financial. Chad has worked with Microsoft SQL Server since 1999, and he…


Scripting Wife’s Suggestions for Beginner Event 4

Summary: The Scripting Wife offers her suggestions for completing the PowerShell Scripting Games Beginner Event 4. I want to get this done now. I am meeting some friends for breakfast, and I do not know when I will be back. Sometimes, at least with some friends, it takes nearly all day to have breakfast. Not…

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2012 Scripting Games Beginner Event 4: Compare Two Folders

  Summary: In Beginner Event 4, you are required to compare two folders after completing to a backup. About this event Division Beginner Date of Event 4/5/2012 12:01 AM Due Date 4/12/2012 12:01 AM   Event scenario You are a network administrator for a small company. Each night you use a script to perform a…


2012 Scripting Games Advanced Event 4: Determine Folder Space

  Summary: In Advanced Event 4, you are required to determine which folders consume the most space.   About this event Division Advanced Date of Event 4/5/2012 12:01 AM Due Date 4/12/2012 12:01 AM   Event scenario You are a freelance journalist, and as a result, you travel to various locations around the world in…


Expert Solution for 2011 Scripting Games Advanced Event 4: Use PowerShell to Find Services Hiding in the SvcHost Process

Summary: Microsoft research software developer, Chris O’Prey, solves Windows PowerShell 2011 Scripting Games Advanced Event 4 and finds services that are running in the SvcHost process. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. With us today with his solution to the Windows PowerShell 2011 Scripting Games Advanced Event 4 is Chris O’Prey. Chris tells us about…

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Expert Solution for the 2011 Scripting Games Beginner Event 4: Use PowerShell to Identify Non-Standard Windows Service Accounts

Summary: Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP Tobias Weltner solves 2011 Scripting Games Beginner Event 4 and finds nonstandard Windows service accounts. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Our expert commentator for Beginner Event 4 is Dr. Tobias Weltner. Dr. Tobias Weltner is a Germany-based writer, software architect, and trainer. Dr. Weltner has published more than 100…

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Scripting Wife comments on 2011 Scripting Games event 4

Good morning. Well the Scripting Guy is busy checking email this morning and I thought I would take the opportunity to let you know my thoughts on the Beginner Event 4 in the Windows PowerShell 2011 Scripting Games. By the way, due to a mix up with the time zones, many of you were unable…

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