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…


Exploring MDT 2012 Beta 2: Part 1 of 10 - Installing Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 Beta 2

  Installing Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 Beta 2 Prerequisites: To Install MDT 2012 Beta 2, you need to install the .NET Framework 3.5 (SP1 or Higher). Since we are installing MDT 2012 Beta 2 on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Server, we can add the .NET Framework using the ServerManager. You must have used ServerManager…


PowerShell Deep Dive at TEC Europe 2011 - PowerShell Experts under one roof!

Now this is something that I call as a “A Mega Feast of PowerShell”. PowerShell Deep Dive at TEC Europe 2011 features the greatest POSH Experts delivering some amazing sessions. Deep Dive Europe abstracts include Aleksandar Nikolic, Kirk Munro, Shay Levy, Jeffery Hicks, Richard Siddaway, James Brundage, Tobias Weltner, Ravi Chaganti and Brandon Shell. Learn…


Single Seat Administration of Exchange 2010 using PowerShell Implicit Remoting

  Do you have an Exchange 2010 infrastructure setup in your environment for your messaging needs? Do you want to manage your Exchange 2010 Servers from a Client PC or any other server? The most common answer to this question would be a ‘Yes’ followed by installing the Exchange Management Tools on the Client PC…


My blog gets a New Look!

It is an awesome weather out here today in Bangalore. The rains have decided to ‘shower’ their blessings today and I must say I am quite enjoying it. As I was enjoying my cup of NesCafe and the rain outside, I pondered upon some of the blog posts I read early in the morning today….


Adding Users to AD Group using Quest PowerShell command-lets

Recently, while working on an Advisory case, one of my Client had the following request:  The customer is using a SharePoint Form that the end users can fill and this form will create an AD account for the user and add it to a specific Organizational Unit. However, to get access to the SharePoint Site,…


VBScript to find out last reboot time of multiple computers

I usually write quite a lot of scripts to automate tasks that would otherwise consume my whole day. I am a big fan of Microsoft PowerShell but occasionally do write a few scripts in VBScript. I uploaded one such script on the Technet Script Center. This VBScript uses the Win32_OperatingSystem WMI class to output the…