Up Next: Jeffrey Snover and John Slack for the WMF5 pre-release party!

Everybody, you will not want to miss what has become a yearly tradition on the show. Tomorrow, Thursday Nov 20th at 9:30 PM EST, we will be welcoming Jeffrey Snover, the inventor of Windows PowerShell, and the architect of Windows Server, back to the show! He will be joined by John Slack, PM on the PowerShell teamContinue Reading »

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/ hasContinue Reading »

Up Next: Configure Exchange with PowerShell DSC with Jason Walker & Mike Hendrickson!

This Thursday, we will be joined by two excellent guests from Microsoft: Jason Walker, and Mike Hendrickson. They will be talking about a rather large bit of PowerShell DSC code: the xExchange Resource Kit! Mike wrote a blog post series on the topic, and his first piece, Introducing xExchange – Managing Exchange 2013 With DSC – PartContinue Reading »

Philadelphia Meeting – November 6th 2014

Join us Thursday, November 6th when Lido Paglia will be presenting on Getting Started Using Pester. Following the presentation we’ll have time for script club style activities so bring your scripts and any challenges your facing with PowerShell to have them answered. Please register if you plan to attend in person or online. The meeting URL toContinue Reading »

Charlotte PowerShell User Group meeting on 11/6

Shell and Tell is back.. bring your scripts you’ve been working on and show your PowerShell pride by displaying your scripting prowess.  We’ll have food and drinks, so come join the fun! Everyone is welcome. Please RSVP on the MeetUp event page so we can plan food accordingly. No related posts.

Our NaNoWriMo Challenge: Write a PowerShell Article

In honor of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), I wanted to offer a smaller, and more unique, challenge. Send me a PowerShell article. Seriously. My name is Don Jones, and this is PowerShell.org, so you can probably figure out how to contact me. Send me an article between 800 and 3,000 words (including code) in Microsoft WordContinue Reading »

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 –Continue Reading »

How to Have the PowerShell Summit Come to You

We’re often asked if we’re planning to have a PowerShell Summit in (insert name of town/country/city). The answer is, “no,” because we’re usually not planning much in advance of whatever’s currently on the table. Keep in mind – we’re all volunteers. We don’t have a ton of free time to plan 3 years out! As you’ll see inContinue Reading »

PowerShell Summit Europe 2014 – All videos available

All of the recordings from the recent PowerShell Summit in Amsterdam are now available through the PowerShell.org channel on youtube. The playlist for the Summit is https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfeA8kIs7Coehjg9cB6foPjBojLHYQGb_ Thank you again to the speakers, and attendees, who made for a wonderful first Summit in Europe and more thanks to the people who donated to our appealContinue Reading »

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>Continue Reading »

PhillyPoSH 10/02/2014 meeting summary and presentation materials

John Mello gave a presentation entitled “Custom Object Creation”. A copy of his demo scripts and presentation are available here at our GitHub site. TJ Turner gave a presentation entitled “Runspace Pools”. A copy of his demo scripts and presentation are available here at our GitHub site. A recording of this meeting has been posted to ourContinue Reading »

PowerShell Summit Europe 2014 – – videos from day 1

The videos from day 1 of the Powershell Summit Europe 2014 are now available on the PowerShell.org youtube channel. The European Summit playlist can be found at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfeA8kIs7Coehjg9cB6foPjBojLHYQGb_ Uploading of day 2 is in progress and I’ll supply notification when complete Enjoy. Related posts: PowerShell Summit Recordings LAST CALL for the European PowerShell Summit 2014Continue Reading »

Accepting Nominations for 2015 PowerShell Heroes

It’s that time of year again: we’re looking for nominations for new PowerShell Heroes! The PowerShell Hero program is our way of giving recognition to people who are contributing to the PowerShell community, but who have not yet received some other similar award, such as Microsoft’s MVP or VMware’s vExpert. This will be the secondContinue Reading »

PowerShell Summit Europe 2014 – – slides and code

All of the slides and demo code the speakers wanted to share are available for your enjoyment at http://1drv.ms/1vMWmtm I’m currently uploading the videos which is a slow process. I’ll post when hat activity is completed. Related posts: PowerShell Summit North America 2014 – Call for Topics Help us Record the PowerShell Summit Sessions Fundraising:Continue Reading »

Shortly – announcing the NA 2015 Summit speakers and agenda

We’ve been working feverishly to go through all the great presentation abstracts and make our selections. Everyone submitted really good abstracts, so if don;t receive an email by the end of the week, please understand that we only had so much room available.  This has been a difficult process, but we think we have builtContinue Reading »