In This Episode
Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we have a “core-show” with plenty of news, tips, and resources!
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Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Execute queries remotely to determine if services or processes are running
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Restart services, processes, or entire servers
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Check mailbox settings
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Unlock user accounts
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Reset passwords
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Run custom scripts
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- PowerTabÂ 0.99.6 focus on improved performance and stability (release notes)
- Big performance improvements also for PowerShell Plus 3.5
- New SharePoint Easy Setup for Developers
- PowerShell on Bing in the UK
- New book: PowerShell for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administrators
- Don Jones is seeking students for a class in Vegas in late spring/early summer 2011
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- Neat script for monitoring websites
- The Scripting Guy writes about making PowerShell your web client
- Configure PowerShell Remoting using Group Policy in 2003 Domains
- PowerShell resources for the SQL DBA
- Tome writes about ninjas attacking PowerShell with one-liners
- Chris Dent introduces us to DnsShell with a great guest post on the Technet Scrpt Center
- Check out ILovePowershell.comÂ (and follow Michael on Twitter), cool site with lots of great resources and tips.
- Run a program as a different user
- Use $? to detect errors
- Working with string .NET methods
- XML parsing is easy–and hard
[xml]$xml = get-content c:pathfile.xml