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Windows PowerShell Scripting News
August 31, 2017
As Microsoft's PowerShell Core open source project progresses, some question the future of Windows PowerShell in the company's cloud-focused strategy.
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.
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PowerShell Core 6.0 -- the open-source, cross-platform version of Windows PowerShell -- does not have all the features that longtime PowerShell users may be looking for. Last month's official ... Continue Reading
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System Center Orchestrator provides Run .Net Script activity, which can be used to call PowerShell scripts, but there are limitations you should know. Continue Reading
You can't get detailed information about a Hyper-V guest OS with the Get-VM cmdlet; you have to use the Invoke-Command cmdlet to run the Get-CimInstance cmdlet against a VM instead. Continue Reading
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When a Windows Server application uses a service account, it can make an organization vulnerable. Admins can switch to managed service accounts to boost Windows Server security. Continue Reading
A new operating system sparked Windows administrator's interest in 2016, as did information about using PowerShell to manage Windows Server and ways to deflect ransomware attacks. Continue Reading