Sapien’s PowerShell Studio 2012 –The “Bruce Almighty” of all the PowerShell ISEs !!

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Learn PowerShell from the "The Scripting Guy" himself

No one can teach you PowerShell as good as the “The Scripting Guy”  Learn PowerShell from the “The Scripting Guy”  Presenter: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, Microsoft Corporation   ‎2012 videos start next week. Live sessions (that will be recorded)   3/12/2012 11:00:00 AM – PowerShell Essentials for theBusy Admin (Part 1 of 5): PowerShell…


VMM 2012 cmdlet content now live on TechNet!

The VMM 2012 cmdlet help topics and about topics are now LIVE on TechNet!! Soon you will be able to use the –online parameter for any of the cmdlets and get directed to the appropriate cmdlet on TechNet Link to the Cmdlet Help topics: Link to the Cmdlet Help About topics:  An accompanying Cmdlet…


TechNet Wiki – Using Powershell to automate the installation and configuration of RDS

My Good Friend Freek Berson ( and an established Remote Deskop Services MVP has created a Technet Wiki Page for Configuring RDS using PowerShell. If you come across any good resources about RDS and PowerShell, feel free to add it to the WIKI Page. Happy PowerShelling!


RDS PowerShell : TFM – Part VIII : Next Steps

Wow!! Now that was too much of a PowerShell dose. However you would now start truly appreciating the “Power of PowerShell”. Having understood what you need to know about RDS PowerShell to automate it, you can start leveraging your new found knowledge to start scripting some advanced stuff. Here are some additional references. TechNet Script…


RDS PowerShell : TFM – Part VII : Using Best Practice Analyzer PowerShell Module of Remote Desktop Services

To use the Best Practice Analyzer for Remote Desktop Services, we will import the Best Practices Module for PowerShell The Get-BpaModel tells you which all Scans are available for you to run on the box. As shown in the screenshot below, we do have access to the Microsoft/Windows/TerminalServices scan since the RDS Role has been…


RDS PowerShell : TFM – Part VI : Network Load Balancing RDS Farm Members using PowerShell

To avoid problems with stale DNS cache entries, you might decide to implement NLB or Network Load Balancing. To configure NLB Cluster, we will install the NLB feature on each of the FARM members and then configure the cluster and finally add a DNS entry mapping the FARM name to the Cluster IP address. Starting…