Episode 300 – PowerScripting Podcast – MVP Adam Driscoll and Andre Sayre from Microsoft on PoshTools

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to MVP Adam Driscoll and Andre Sayre (Microsoft) about PoshTools Interview PoshTools video from pshsummit (32min) Visual Studio Tools – Community Edition Donwload PoshTools from VS Gallery PoshTools Homepage PoshTools github repo News Nano Server Visual Studio Code Pester in PowerShell PS WMF5 April Preview Chatroom Highlights <sp> <p‌scookiemonster> http://powershell.slack.com/ <sp> <h‌alr9000> http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/archive/2015/04/29/windows-management-framework-5-0-preview-april-2015-is-now-available.aspx <sp> <p‌scookiemonster> slack.poshcode.org http://slack.poshcode.org <sp> <h‌alr9000> http://live.powerscripting.net <sp> <p‌oshoholic> Content for the Podcast news feed: https://twitter.com/Poshoholic/status/593499208117719041 <sp> <r‌edyey> another feature; image shown when linked http://itwrk.se/random/pswin10.png <sp> <p‌scookiemonster> http://slack.poshcode.org/ <sp> <h‌alr9000> https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CCkQFjAC&url=http%3A%2F%2Fpowershell.org%2Fwp%2F2010%2F07%2F26%2Fepisode-119-adam-driscoll-on-powergui-visual-studio-extensions%2F&ei=b9pCVbumJsawggSL0IGADA&usg=AFQjCNEhsSZKNuXOJSWOFHiJ_lwMH0g1CQ&sig2=9RxMuu51ZVDyqsFB1scKSg&bvm=bv.92189499,d.eXY <sp> <h‌alr9000> http://powershell.org/wp/2010/07/26/episode-119-adam-driscoll-on-powergui-visual-studio-extensions/ <sp> <h‌alr9000> […]


Episode 299 – PowerScripting Podcast -Warren Frame on Invoke-Parallel and PoshRSJob

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Warren Frame Interview Warren’s blog Invoke-Parallel PoshRSJob http://ramblingcookiemonster.github.io/GitHub-For-PowerShell-Projects/#continuous-integration SQLite and PowerShell Chatroom Highlights <proxb> https://github.com/proxb/PoshRSJob <MikeFRobbins> PowerShell Function to Create CimSessions to Remote Computers with Fallback to Dcom http://mikefrobbins.com/2014/08/28/powershell-function-to-create-cimsessions-to-remote-computers-with-fallback-to-dcom/ <MikeFRobbins> Targeting Down Level Clients with the Get-CimInstance PowerShell Cmdlet http://mikefrobbins.com/2012/09/20/targeting-down-level-clients-with-the-get-ciminstance-powershell-cmdlet/ <migreene> AppVeyor badge on DSC modules (Pester tests) – https://github.com/PowerShell/xAdcsDeployment <rcookiemonster> https://t.co/B2cQqErHM7 <rcookiemonster> https://t.co/B2cQqErHM7 <MikeFRobbins> Is it Sergei Vorobev http://twitter.com/xvorsx ? <sp> <p‌scookiemonster> https://www.crowdcast.io/e/vipug-2015-05 <migreene> http://stevenmurawski.com/powershell/2015/4/youll-pry-the-gui-from-my-cold-dead-hands-1 <migreene> StarWars trailer (whoa! I did not know!)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngElkyQ6Rhs <rcookiemonster> http://ramblingcookiemonster.github.io/ <migreene> GitHub pages – https://pages.github.com/ Question Superhero:Omniglot Related posts: Up Next: […]


Episode 298 – PowerScripting Podcast -Vaughn Stewart and Cody Hosterman from Pure Storage

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Vaughn Stewart and Cody Hosterman from Pure Storage Interview http://www.purestorage.com/ https://github.com/purestorage/PowerShell-Toolkit http://www.themicrosoftdude.com/ http://www.purestorage.com/blog/quick-start-guide-for-the-pure-storage-powershell-toolkit/ http://www.purestorage.com/blog/pure-storage-powershell-toolkit-2-5-0-324/ https://twitter.com/themsftdude – Rob on Twitter http://codyhosterman.com/ – Cody’s blog   Chatroom Highlights <halr9000> https://github.com/purestorage/PowerShell-Toolkit <halr9000> http://www.purestorage.com/blog/pure-storage-powershell-toolkit-2-5-0-324/ <halr9000> http://www.purestorage.com/blog/quick-start-guide-for-the-pure-storage-powershell-toolkit/ <halr9000> https://twitter.com/themsftdude <halr9000> https://youtu.be/1pMvzYZx2h0     Question Superhero: Vaughn – Mr. Fantastic Cody – Zack Morris (Saved By The Bell – Stop time) No related posts.


Episode 297 – PowerScripting Podcast -Alan Renouf from VMware on PowerCLI 6

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Alan Renouf from VMware Interview PowerCLI 6.0 R1 http://vcloud.vmware.com/ http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/vsphere/VMware-vSphere-Platform-Whats-New.pdf Chatroom Highlights <halr9000> http://snag.gy/Cv5eP.jpg <halr9000> http://www.teavana.com/the-teas/black-teas/p/yunnan-golden-pu-erh-tea <halr9000> http://blogs.vmware.com/PowerCLI/2015/03/powercli-6-0-r1-now-generally-available.html <halr9000> http://vcloud.vmware.com/ <halr9000> http://www.vmware.com/products/vrealize-automation <halr9000> http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/vsphere/VMware-vSphere-Platform-Whats-New.pdf <halr9000> http://www.amazon.com/The-Martian-Novel-Andy-Weir-ebook/dp/B00EMXBDMA <halr9000> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8qgehH3kEQ   Question Favorite book:The Davinci Code No related posts.


Episode 296 – PowerScripting Podcast – Joe Levy from Microsoft on Azure Automation

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Joe Levy from Microsoft about Azure Automation Interview Azure Automation blog posts Azure Automation and DSC Channel 9 video Azure Automation getting started guide   Chatroom Highlights <Vern_Anderson> ## Does Azure automation just expose SMA or is it it’s own thing <aleksandar_> ## do users find powershell workflows complex and limiting? <aleksandar_> ## do people prefer to use portal UI to interact with runbooks or to work in ISE and automate everything? <aleksandar_> ## what are the main pain points for authoring runbooks? <aleksandar_> ## what are the […]


Episode 295 – PowerScripting Podcast – June Blender from SAPIEN Technologies

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to June Blender from SAPIEN Technologies Interview https://www.sapien.com/software http://www.sapien.com/blog/ Chatroom Highlights <halr9000> https://www.sapien.com/software <halr9000> https://www.sapien.com/software/powershell_studio <JonWalz> http://www.amazon.com/T-Mobile-Nokia-Lumia-635-Contract/dp/B00LIWB34Q/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1423795422&sr=8-3&keywords=unlocked+lumia+635 <halr9000> https://www.sapien.com/software/powershell_helpwriter <migreene> List of phones on the testing list for WP10 – http://blogs.windows.com/bloggingwindows/2015/02/12/announcing-the-first-build-of-windows-10-technical-preview-for-phones-2/ <halr9000> http://www.sapien.com/blog/ <halr9000> http://www.ted.com/talks/daphne_koller_what_we_re_learning_from_online_education?language=en <jhofferle> MIT OpenCourseWare has a lot of good stuff. http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm <jhofferle> Stanford’s Engineering Everywhere has some interesting CS stuff also. http://see.stanford.edu/see/courses.aspx <halr9000> http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/powershell-azure-resource-manager/ <halr9000> https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/dn835138.aspx <halr9000> http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Microsoft-Azure/AzureConf-2014/Inside-the-Azure-Resource-Manager <halr9000> https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn654592.aspx <halr9000> http://www.kelake.org/design/apple-baby-mac-1985/ <alevyinroc> http://memecrunch.com/meme/1YKXW/daaaaamn/image.jpg?w=400&c=1 <jhofferle> ## Is PowerShell Studio strictly PowerShell, or does it have features like syntax highlighting for vbscript, python, etc.? Question First […]


Episode 294 – PowerScripting Podcast – Michael Greene & Charles Joy from Microsoft

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Michael Greene & Charles Joy from Microsoft   Interview Building Clouds Blog JEA whitepaper Tenant Provisioning whitepaper Automated Workload Provisioning on the CPS platform Leveraging SMA and JEA for Service Provider Operations SMA resources http://channel9.msdn.com/Search?term=Charles%20Joy#ch9Search http://channel9.msdn.com/Search?term=Service%20Management%20Automation#ch9Search   Chatroom Highlights <halr9000> http://blogs.splunk.com/2014/12/18/splunk-and-microsoft-azure-intro-and-resource-roundup/ <halr9000> http://conf.splunk.com/sessions/2014/conf2014_SWarrington_Microsoft_Business_Analytics.pdf?activity=presentations <pscookiemonster> http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10/about <halr9000> blog: http://blogs.technet.com/b/privatecloud/ <halr9000> https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Just-Enough-Administration-6b5ad370 <halr9000> found the teched video! http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/Europe/2014/CDP-B313 <halr9000> ok the JEA episode was back in the summer, #274 http://powershell.org/wp/2014/06/20/episode-274-powerscripting-podcast-microsoft-distinguished-engineer-jeffrey-snover-on-jea/ <halr9000> https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/xAzure-PowerShell-Module-7dbf43b4 <halr9000> https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/The-New-World-of-Tenant-778b9f40 <halr9000> here’s the mac equiv: https://rogueamoeba.com/freebies/soundflower/ <halr9000> http://blogs.technet.com/b/privatecloud/archive/2014/10/24/introducing-the-jea-toolkit-helper.aspx <halr9000> http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/powershell-azure-resource-manager/ <halr9000> http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/Europe/2014/CDP-B353 <CharlesJoy> https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/dn790568.aspx (REST AIP […]


Episode 293 – PowerScripting Podcast – MVP Brian Ehlert from Citrix

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Brian Ehlert from Citrix about DSC and XenDesktop   Interview http://blogs.citrix.com/author/brianeh/ http://itproctology.blogspot.com/ http://www.citrix.com/go/xendesktop-for-the-private-cloud.html http://powershell.org/wp/2014/02/12/episode-258-powerscripting-podcast-jim-britt-from-microsoft-on-service-management-automation/   Chatroom Highlights <JasonMilczek> ##Do you know if Azure Pack is going to be able to provision in Microsoft Azure any time soon? <Lars_Rasmussen> ### SNover said that even EXEs could be traced <halr9000> http://itproctology.blogspot.com/ <halr9000> https://www.google.com/maps/place/2115+Jep+Wheeler+Rd,+Woodstock,+GA+30188/@34.1491471,-84.416224,617m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m2!3m1!1s0x88f571b78f6681b5:0xbd70324994bd2272 <halr9000> http://binged.it/1ANUsvp <halr9000> http://blogs.citrix.com/author/brianeh/ <BrianEh> http://ITProctology.blogspot.com (the MVP blog) <halr9000> http://www.thecloudcast.net/ <BrianEh> http://www.citrix.com/go/xendesktop-for-the-private-cloud.html <halr9000> here they are: http://mvp.microsoft.com/en-us/search-mvp.aspx?ex=Remote+Desktop+Services <halr9000> https://github.com/PowerShellOrg/cHyper-V <halr9000> http://powershell.org/wp/2014/02/12/episode-258-powerscripting-podcast-jim-britt-from-microsoft-on-service-management-automation/ <halr9000> http://itproctology.blogspot.com/ <halr9000> http://blogs.citrix.com/author/brianeh/ <halr9000> https://chocolatey.org/packages?q=reaper     Question Superhero/Power – the power to convey […]


Episode 292 – PowerScripting Podcast – News Only

Listen: News DSC Resource Kit Wave 9 The PowerShell Summit N.A. 2015 – additional capacity Verified Effective exams will be held at the NA summit Topic Submissions are still open for PowerShell Summit Europe The Mississippi PowerShell User group is meeting January 13th The Twin Cities PowerShell User group is meeting January 13th No related posts.


Episode 291 – PowerScripting Podcast – Garrett Serack from Microsoft on OneGet

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Garrett Serack from Microsoft abount OneGet Interview https://oneget.codeplex.com/ http://www.powershellgallery.com/   From the Chat room <Doug> ## When will PowerShell be open sourced? <gpduck> ## is powershellget open source (or going to be if not?) <gpduck> ## will powershellget eventually support a system-wide list of sources (so enterprise defaults can be provided globally)? <sepeck> ## will oneget be integrated or leveraged through SCCM or other System Center tools? <Dave_Wyatt> ## Are there any OSS licensing concerns in OneGet?  (eg, is it kosher to have a GPL licensed provider loaded […]


Episode 290 – PowerScripting Podcast – Jeffrey Snover and John Slack on PowerShell 5.0 (Technical Preview)

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Jeffrey Snover and John Slack from Microsoft Interview https://www.powershellgallery.com/ Jo Ann Snover’s beautiful pictures from Turks & Caicos Here’s a larger set Chatroom Highlights <jsnover> ### HAL what hair products are you using today? <ehorley> ### curating code? <sepeck> ## Any known conflicts with things like Exchange or System Center Operations Manager like previous versions of PowerShell had? <McHelpin> ## or SharePoint??? add on to sepeck <darylscorner> ## Is Microsoft using WMF5 in the Cloud Platform System <darylscorner> ## does the previous Sep release have to be removed […]


Episode 289 – PowerScripting Podcast – Mike Hendrickson and Jason Walker from Microsoft on Configuring Exchange With DSC

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Mike Hendrickson and Jason Walker from Microsoft about their DSC resources for Exchange News Mike’s book: new 4th ed of PowerShell TFM: WMF 5.0 November preview Limited Preview of the PowerShell Gallery Steven Murawaski is doing PowerShell DSC training in LA December 9th and 10th   Interview before: 1000’s of lines of script, harder to read with DSC: 400 lines, easy to read, no config drift blog post: http://blogs.technet.com/b/mhendric/archive/2014/10/17/managing-exchange-2013-with-dsc-part-1-introducing-xexchange.aspx powershellget: https://msconfiggallery.cloudapp.net/packages/xExchange/ install-module xExchange Q&A on Technet Gallery https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/xExchange-PowerShell-1dd18388/view/Discussions#content   Chatroom Highlights <halr9000> http://blogs.technet.com/b/mhendric/archive/2014/10/17/managing-exchange-2013-with-dsc-part-1-introducing-xexchange.aspx <halr9000> https://msconfiggallery.cloudapp.net/packages/xExchange/ <halr9000> http://blogs.technet.com/b/mhendric/archive/2014/10/17/managing-exchange-2013-with-dsc-part-1-introducing-xexchange.aspx <Stuwee> […]


Episode 288 – PowerScripting Podcast – Hal and Jon talk about Splunk and DSC troubleshooting

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, Hal and Jon talk about Splunk and troubleshooting DSC Links <migreene> http://aka.ms/dscmp <alevyinroc> here’s my screen. https://www.dropbox.com/s/5bz3jqbghjsh2lx/Screenshot%202014-10-23%2021.42.33.png?dl=0 <halr9000> https://apps.splunk.com/app/1477/ <halr9000> wave 7 shipped https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/DSC-Resource-Kit-All-c449312d <halr9000> wrong link: this one: https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/xExchange-PowerShell-1dd18388/ <halr9000> http://blogs.citrix.com/2014/10/09/tech-preview-xendesktop-desired-state-configuration-resource-provider/ <rcookiemonster> They did a series on it a short while back – http://blogs.citrix.com/author/brianeh/ has them I think <halr9000> http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/archive/2014/01/03/using-event-logs-to-diagnose-errors-in-desired-state-configuration.aspx <halr9000> http://www.ravichaganti.com/blog/portfolio/book-windows-powershell-desired-state-configuration-revealed/ <migreene> https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/xDscDiagnostics-PowerShell-abb6bcaa <JonWalz> https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/xDscResourceDesigne-Module-22eddb29 <halr9000> http://blogs.citrix.com/author/brianeh/ Chatroom Highlights: <Schlauge> ### input inot splunk    key/value pairs?    custom objects? <Schlauge> ### @JonWalz   did you say you have a resource that pushes your PowerShell profile to a remove computer? Related posts: […]


Episode 287 – PowerScripting Podcast – MVP Kirk Munro on PowerShellGet

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Kirk Munro about PowerShellGet News MVA session Using PowerShell for Active Directory is October 29th. All of the videos from the PowerShell Summit Europe 2014 have been posted. We want to know who your PowerShell Hero is! Nominate him/her today! Free ebook – PowerShell Hyper-V CookBook Lee Holmes did a presentation on the current and future state of WMF There is a kickstarter project for Chocolatey The NJ PowerShell Users group is meeting October 21st The Greater Milwaukee Script Club is meeting October 21st The Omaha PowerShell User […]


Episode 286 – PowerScripting Podcast – Alan Renouf from VMware on PowerCLI

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Alan Renouf from VMware about PowerCLI News Interview https://www.vmware.com/support/developer/PowerCLI/changelog.html#PowerCLI58R1 http://get-scripting.blogspot.com/ Chatroom Highlights: <JonWalz> http://grooveshark.com/s/Stars/6OE7V7?src=5 <JonWalz> http://grooveshark.com/s/Gunfight/6TCnYp?src=5 <halr9000> https://www.vmware.com/support/developer/PowerCLI/changelog.html#PowerCLI58R1 <Schlauge> http://blogs.vmware.com/PowerCLI/2014/09/powercli-5-8-release-1-enhanced-performance.html <halr9000> http://blogs.vmware.com/PowerCLI/2014/09/poweractions.html <halr9000> http://blogs.vmware.com/PowerCLI/2014/09/poweractions.html <JonWalz> http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/25/us-cybersecurity-shellshock-idUSKCN0HK23Y20140925 <halr9000> http://blogs.vmware.com/PowerCLI/files/2014/09/Screenshot2014091613.21.59.png <halr9000> http://www.virtu-al.net/2014/09/16/powercli-vsphere-web-clientannouncing-poweractions/ <halr9000> https://labs.vmware.com/flings/poweractions-for-vsphere-web-client <halr9000> http://www.amazon.com/Learning-PowerCLI-Robert-van-Nieuwendijk/dp/1782170162 <halr9000> http://beta.pluralsight.com/search/?searchTerm=powercli <halr9000> https://forge.puppetlabs.com/joshcooper/powershell <halr9000> http://blogs.technet.com/b/blainbar/archive/2014/06/05/technet-radio-jessica-devita-interviews-gene-kim-from-the-phoenix-project-devops-tune-in.aspx <halr9000> http://get-scripting.blogspot.com/ <Schlauge> ### so should we expect a vSphere 5.8? <Schlauge> ####Horizon is the View VDI portion…corect? <Schlauge> ### did he say it IS or it is NOT YET <Stuwee> ## are there any “free” Air services available? <Schlauge> ####Can you manage vCloud Air with the standard […]