Episode 27 - Darren Mar-Elia talks about Group Policy

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We have an interview this week with noted group policy expert, Darren Mar-Elia.  And we have no news for you today, but a lot of resources, tips, and one-liners to ease your scripting pains.  And don't forget about Quest's excellent book giveaway offer.  Keep listening for details on that.

Interview

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Be sure to listen to the show for the interview, it's a great one!

Resources

This segment is sponsored by our friends at Sapien.

Tips

The tips this week are brought to you by Quest Software.

For a limited time, Quest is offering Powerscripting Podcast listeners a free copy of Jeffery Hicks upcoming book, Managing Active Directory with Windows PowerShell: TFM from Sapien Press.

Go to www.quest.com/powerscripting to register for your copy and download their free graphical user interface, script editor and Active Directory commands.

One-Liner

# Find files not touched in the last month

dir | ? { $_.LastWriteTime -le ([datetime]::Now).AddDays(-30) } | rm -whatif

# From Keith Hill on the newsgroup, a quick replacement for the pslist.exe util from Sysinternals

Get-Process PowerShell | Select ProcessName -Expand Modules

About the Author

Jonathan Walz

Since March 2007, Jonathan Walz has been the co-host and technical brains for the PowerScripting Podcast. Conceived as a radio show for the PowerShell community, the podcast is the longest-lived PowerShell show in existence, and has featured dozens of weekly guests.