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: Advanced Event 5

Summary: Scripting Games Advanced Event 5: Dr. Scripto needs to create a tool to find client IP addresses from a bunch of 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…


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…


Expert Commentary: 2012 Scripting Games Beginner Event 5

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Jeffery Hicks, provides expert commentary for 2012 Scripting Games Beginner Event 5. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Jeffery Hicks is the expert commentator for Beginner Event 5. Jeffery is a Microsoft MVP in Windows PowerShell, Microsoft Certified Trainer, and an IT veteran with 20 years of experience—much of it…


Expert Commentary: 2012 Scripting Games Advanced Event 5

Summary: Microsoft MVP, Richard Siddaway, provides expert commentary for 2012 Scripting Games Advanced Event 5. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Richard Siddaway is the expert commentator for Advanced Event 5. Richard has been working with Microsoft technologies for over 22 years, and he spent time in most IT roles including analyst-programmer, server administration,…


Scripting Wife Hints for Beginner Event 5

Well, I don’t know about where you live, but it is an absolutely perfect day today in Charlotte, North Carolina. I hope you are enjoying the 2012 Scripting Games, and that you are finding them challenging and fun. That is, at least so far, the way I would describe it. The Beginner Event 5 was…

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2012 Scripting Games Advanced Event 5: List Errors

  Summary: In Advanced Event 5, you will produce a report that lists the number of errors from all the traditional logs on a particular server. About this event Division Advanced Date of Event 4/6/2012 12:01 AM Due Date 4/13/2012 12:01 AM Event scenario You are an analyst on the server team of a medium-sized…


2012 Scripting Games Beginner Event 5: Provide a Source and Errors

  Summary: In Beginner Event 5, you are required to provide the source and number of errors from the application log.  About this event Division Beginner Date of Event 4/6/2012 12:01 AM Due Date 4/13/2012 12:01 AM Event scenario You are a junior server admin on a newly formed team at a medium-sized enterprise company….


Expert Solution for 2011 Scripting Games Advanced Event 5: Use PowerShell to Get Information Prior to Windows Upgrade

Summary: Microsoft MVP, Richard Siddaway, solves 2011 Windows PowerShell Scripting Games Advanced Event 5 and gets information prior to a Windows upgrade. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Richard Siddaway is our expert commentator today. Here are Richard’s own words describing his background, followed by his solution to Advanced Event 5. I have been working…

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Expert Solution for 2011 Scripting Games Beginner Event 5: Use PowerShell Objects to Gather Basic Computer Information

Summary: Microsoft PowerShell MVP Jeffery Hicks solves 2011 Scripting Games Beginner Event 5, and returns objects with desktop configuration information. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Today we have Jeffery Hicks as our expert commentator for Beginner Event 5. Jeffery Hicks is a Microsoft MVP in Windows PowerShell and an IT veteran with almost 20…

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