Update Offline Virtual Machine with PowerShell and WSUS Offline Update: Part 2

Summary: Microsoft PowerShell MVP, Sean Kearney, talks about updating an offline virtual machine with Windows PowerShell and WSUS Offline Update. Honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney, here. Yesterday, I introduced you to a tool you can use to updating offline virtual machines: Update Offline Virtual Machine with PowerShell and WSUS Offline Update: Part 1. Today, we’ll…


Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Update SSL Bindings

Summary: Microsoft IIS MVP, Terri Donahue, talks about using Windows PowerShell to update SSL bindings. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today, please welcome back IIS MVP, Terri Donahue. Terri is an IIS MVP, but she also attends the Charlotte PowerShell User Group meetings and events. Take it away, Terri… I recently spoke about…


The Admin’s First Steps: Capacity Planning Part 1

Summary: Richard Siddaway talks about using Windows PowerShell to collect data for capacity planning.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I’ve just starting learning Windows PowerShell and I understand how to use it as a scripting language and shell. I’ve been told to start performing capacity planning for my servers and was wondering how I can use Windows…


The Admin’s First Steps: Scan Multiple Event Logs

Summary: Richard Siddaway talks about using Windows PowerShell to automate scanning event logs across many remote machines.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I’ve just starting using Windows PowerShell to administer my systems, and I’ve been asked to test multiple remote machines for a particular event. How can I do that? —CV  Hello CV, Honorary Scripting Guy, Richard…


The Admin’s First Steps: Documenting Servers

Summary: Richard Siddaway talks about using Windows PowerShell to automate the creation of your server documentation.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I’ve just starting learning Windows PowerShell, and I understand how to use it as a scripting language and shell. But what can I use it for in my environment to make my job easier? Can you…


Use PowerShell to Test Remote Printers

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to test remote printers.   Hey, Scripting Guy! I don’t know what it is, but for some reason printing still seems to be a pain. I mean, we have been using the network for a long time, and something as basic as printing still seems to be a problem….


Import Multiple Virtual Machines with Windows PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft PowerShell MVP, Sean Kearney, talks about importing multiple virtual machines with Windows PowerShell in Windows Server 2012. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. If you are a seasoned Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog reader, you know that the most frequent guest blogger is Sean Kearney. If you are new to the blog, I welcome…


Use PowerShell to Add VHDs and Configure New Virtual Machines

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to create and to add new virtual hard disks while configuring new virtual machines on Hyper-V. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Yesterday was a holiday in the U.S. People in Charlotte, North Carolina were outside cooking hot dogs on their barbeque qrills,…


Change Virtual Machine Network Configuration with PowerShell

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to change the virtual machine network configuration in Windows Server 2012. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. If you are a seasoned Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog reader, you know that the most frequent guest blogger is Sean Kearney. If you are new to the blog, I welcome…


Get a List of Virtual Machines by Using PowerShell

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell 3.0 in Windows Server 2012 to obtain a list of virtual machines. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. If you are a seasoned Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog reader, you know that the most frequent guest blogger is Sean Kearney. If you are new to the blog, I welcome…