Charlotte PowerShell User Group 2/5/2014

It has been quite a busy past couple of months and we have not had our monthly get-together. We are working to get back on track and will start in February. This month, I will be discussing IIS and PowerShell at our meeting. For those of you that do not know me, I am an IIS MVP and a PowerShell hack. I would like to tailor the discussion, demos, and examples to address specific questions or needs that the members have. You can also check out my powershell specific blogs here. Feel free to tweet to @owterri with any content […]


Building a Desired State Configuration Pull Server

Quick recap, I’m working through a series of posts about the Desired State Configuration infrastructure that I’m building at Stack Exchange, including some how-to’s. The High Points Overview Configuring the Pull Server (REST version) (this post) Creating Configurations (one of two, two of two) Configuring Clients Building Custom Resources Packaging Custom Resources Advanced Client Targeting I started with an overview of what and why.  Today, I’m going to start the how. Building a Pull Server I’m going to describe how to do this with Server 2012 R2 RTM (NOTE: this is not the General Availability  release, so there may be […]


Up Next: Jason Helmick on the 2013 PowerShell Summit and his upcoming IIS book!

This Thursday we’ll be speaking to Jason Helmick from Interface Technical Training about his upcoming book from Manning Press which is titled, Learn Windows IIS in a Month of Lunches. The book won’t ship until the Spring of 2013, but you can get early access from Manning today. Also on the agenda, Jason is going to announce plans for the 2013 PowerShell Summit which is the community-organized succession to the very popular PowerShell Deep Dive summits from the past two years. Be sure to join us live every Thursday at 9:30 PM EDT at live.powerscripting.net! Related posts: Episode 23 – […]


Windows PowerShell Web Access – Installation guide II

This blog is a continuation of the post on Basic installation guide for PowerShell Web Access. In the basic installation blog, we configured IIS with the default values used by the Install-PswaWebApplication cmdlet. This is the simplest way to install …


Windows PowerShell Web Access – Installation guide II

This blog is a continuation of the post on Basic installation guide for PowerShell Web Access. In the basic installation blog, we configured IIS with the default values used by the Install-PswaWebApplication cmdlet. This is the simplest way to install …


Episode 23 – IIS7 Special

A Podcast about Windows PowerShell. Listen: In This Episode Today we’ve got an interview with a senior program manager from the IIS team at Microsoft.  We’ve also got news, resources, and a bunch of PowerShell tips for you. News The News today is sponsored by SDM Software: “SDM Software provides innovative solutions that combine PowerShell and Group Policy to help reduce the complexity of managing your Windows systems.  Their unique GPExpert Scripting Toolkit for PowerShell, provides the means to automate the management of your Group Policy Objects. To get more information about these products and download trial copies, visit sdmsoftware.com/powerscripting.php.” […]