Weekend Scripter: Managing Dell AppAssure with Windows PowerShell

Summary: Guest blogger, Mike Robbins, talks about using Windows PowerShell to manage Dell AppAssure. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Guest blogger, Mike Robbins, returns today to share his experience. You can also read previous blogs by Mike. Mike Robbins is a senior systems engineer with almost 20 years of professional experience as an…


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