Windows PowerShell Scripting News
April 09, 2015
What's more (or less) Server Core than Server Core? Microsoft's Nano Server, expected in the next release of Windows Server, will be all about PowerShell management.
December 17, 2012
Amazon Web Services adds Windows Server 2012 and PowerShell features to its public cloud in a bid to undercut Microsoft Azure.
March 01, 2012
Microsoft finally made the leap on Leap Day, delivering the first Windows Server 8 beta containing dozens of enhanced features across the product.
November 05, 2010
Windows pros want a single scripting language that works across all platforms. But despite some early open source efforts, Microsoft has refocused on PowerShell.
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PowerShell DSC allows administrators to define and manage the configurations of operating systems and applications. Here's how it works and how to use it. Continue Reading
PowerShell version 5 is the most recent iteration of the scripting language and offers new features from previous versions. Admins can upgrade to the new version in a few steps. Continue Reading
Microsoft unveiled PowerShell in 2006, but many Windows administrators are still unaware of the tremendous amount of resources available to help automate numerous tasks. Continue Reading
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PowerShell scripts can only run when they have the proper permissions, but an administrator may need to authenticate the script so it has the right privileges. Continue Reading
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An administrator can create functions to support the PowerShell pipeline, which improves upon text-based shells by allowing the scripter to pass objects across the pipe. Continue Reading
Administrators can control Windows services for all the computers in their domain by using a combination of PowerShell and WMI. Continue Reading
There are several lesser known but important improvements to PowerShell 5 features that will make life easier for sys admins who prefer the command-line interface. Continue Reading
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Administrators versed in PowerShell can streamline the process of using a server as a Hyper-V host. Continue Reading
When end users remain logged in to an RDP session, it consumes valuable resources. Use this PowerShell script to force users to log off. Continue Reading
By using the .NET WebClient class and PowerShell, Windows admins can upload and download files to FTP. Continue Reading