Episode 274 – PowerScripting Podcast – Microsoft Distinguished Engineer Jeffrey Snover on JEA


A Podcast about Windows PowerShell. Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Distinguished Engineer Jeffrey Snover News The European PowerShell Summit Agenda has been posted NoVaPowerShell User Group is meeting June 26th SQL Saturday is coming to Birmingham, AL and they are looking for speakers Interview Guest – Jeffrey SnoverContinue Reading »

European PowerShell Summit


There seems to have been a bit of confusion regarding the European PowerShell Summit as the site will tell you that registration is currently unavailable. There isn’t a problem and the Summit HAS NOT sold out at this time. WE just haven’t opened registration yet. Registration will open on 15 July 2014 . Related posts:Continue Reading »

Episode 273 – PowerScripting Podcast – The Scripting Games Team Winners


A Podcast about Windows PowerShell. Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Stephen Owen, Julie Andreacola and Jason Morgan about the Scripting Games News PowerShell DSC for Linux Here’s a chance to attend a beta Advanced PowerShell class Here’s the lab guide The PowerShell Summit N.A. videos Aaron Hoover recordedContinue Reading »

Philadelphia Meeting – July 3rd 2014


Join us Thursday, July 3rd when Dr. Ferdinand G. Rios of Sapien Technologies will be joining us in person to present “Building PowerShell GUI Tool Solutions”. Ferdinand Rios will discuss the differences between scripts and tools and how to easily create GUI based tools using PowerShell Studio 2014. We’re really excited to have Ferdinand withContinue Reading »

Free Online Access to TechLetter Back Issues


Did you know that PowerShell.org has, for more than a year now, offered a mostly-monthly TechLetter e-mail newsletter? It’s stuffed with community news, announcements (like our free webinar schedule), feature articles on PowerShell, and much more. It’s a great way to learn a little bit at a time, and it’s truly awesome content. And weContinue Reading »

VERIFIED EFFECTIVE #PowerShell Exam Now Open to Everyone


Our VERIFIED EFFECTIVE Windows PowerShell Toolmaker exam is now open to everyone. The cost is $250, as the exam includes both automated grading and a human review element. Passed exams are considered valid for 2 years, and include an online confirmation that employers can use to check your status. Visit http://VerifiedEffective.org to begin. Log inContinue Reading »

Tonight on the podcast–Jeffrey Snover!


Hi everyone, it’s summer and we are recording on Wednesday. Don’t forget to drop by tonight of all nights, because we are pleased to have Jeffrey Snover back again! Topics include JEA, software defined datacenter, DSC for Linux, and anything else that YOU want to talk about! You can join us live at 9:30 PMContinue Reading »

PhillyPoSH 06/05/2014 meeting summary and presentation materials


Jeff Hicks gave a presentation entitled “Getting Started with Desired State Configuration (DSC)”. During his talked Jeff gave an overview of DSC and walked through an example of a push mode configuration. A copy of his presentation materials are available here. A recording of this meeting has been posted to our YouTube channel   Related posts: PhillyPoSHContinue Reading »

Public Beta for PowerShell “Toolmaker” VERIFIED EFFECTIVE Exam


We are preparing to open VERIFIED EFFECTIVE “certification” exams to the public for the first time, and are looking for 1-2 beta testers. If you think you might be interested, start by reading the Program Guide for the “Windows PowerShell Toolmaker” program: Toolmaker Program Guide The Program Guide explains how the program works, and whatContinue Reading »

Episode 272 – PowerScripting Podcast – Steve Hall & Alan Sharp-Paul from ScriptRock


A Podcast about Windows PowerShell. Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Steve Hall & Alan Sharp-Paul from ScriptRock News The Omaha PowerShell User group is in the making! DSC Resource Kit Wave 4 is out Don Jones is doing a DSC TechSession June 13th MVP Steve Murawski’s DSC sessionsContinue Reading »

DSC Pull Server on Windows Server 2008 R2


Recently on the PowerShell.org forums, a community member mentioned that they were having trouble setting up a Server 2008 R2 machine as a DSC pull server. It turns out, this is possible, but you have to install all the prerequisites yourself, since the Add-WindowsFeature DSC-Service command doesn’t do it for you on the older operatingContinue Reading »