Weekend Scripter: Using PowerShell to Look for Documents

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about different approaches to find documents with Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It is a lovely weekend down here in the deep south USA. I am sipping a nice cup of English Breakfast tea with lemon, lime, orange pith, and Hibiscus flower added. I decided to leave… Read more

Find Active Directory User Info with the PowerShell Provider

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about how to use the Windows PowerShell provider to find user information in Active Directory.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I often need to find information in Active Directory, but I do not like having to write LDAP queries. To me, it is soooo last century—I mean, Fred Flintstone used… Read more

Learn to Use the PowerShell Variable: Drive

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using the Windows PowerShell Variable: drive.  Hey, Scripting Guy! What is a Variable: drive? It sounds somewhat “iffy.” —AS  Hello AS, Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The Charlotte Windows PowerShell User Group meeting last night was great. The Scripting Wife and I had a great… Read more

Working with the PowerShell Alias: Drive

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about how to work with the Windows PowerShell Alias: drive.  Hey, Scripting Guy! Can you tell me what an Alias: drive is? Is it anything like a virtual drive? —EC  Hello EC, Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have the Windows PowerShell User Group meeting… Read more

Learn How to Use the PowerShell Env: PSDrive

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using the Windows PowerShell Env: PSDrive.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I was attending a Windows PowerShell user group meeting the other day, and I overheard someone talking about using an Environment PowerShell Drive. Huh? I did not want to ask him about this, because I would feel foolish…. Read more