Microsoft Tag Archive

A New Home for Plaster

Announcements, PowerShell for Admins, PowerShell for Developers, Tools

Some of you may be familiar with the Plaster PowerShell module. This slick tool lets you build out a new module in seconds. Actually, Plaster can be used to scaffold …...

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Making Awesome Dashboards from Windows Performance Counters

DevOps, Tools, Tutorials

Having an understanding of your systems performance is a crucial part of running IT infrastructure. If a user comes to us and says “why is my application running slowly?”, where do we …...

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Testing PowerShell Direct with Windows Server 2016 TP3 Hyper-V

PowerShell for Admins, Training

Hey there! I  thought we could test PowerShell Direct together today. Here’s the elevator pitch: In Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10, we can send PowerShell commands from the Hyper-V host directly …...

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Delete Specific E-Mail or E-Mails From All Exchange Mailboxes

PowerShell for Admins, Tips and Tricks

Well this is week number two in my quest to post an article once a week and I am back with a common request for Exchange administrators. There are a …...

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Automate enabling and disabling Lync / Skype for Business users

PowerShell for Admins, Tips and Tricks

Hello community, This is my first post here at, and I have a goal of posting tips, tricks, articles, and solutions once a week. My first exposure to …...

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Automating with Jenkins and PowerShell on Windows

Tips and Tricks, Tools, Tutorials

Take a minute think about how many PowerShell scripts you have written for yourself or your team. Countless functions and modules, helping to automate this or fix that or make …...

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The Monad Manifesto Annotation Project

PowerShell for Admins, PowerShell for Developers, Tips and Tricks

Richard’s log, stardate 2457164.5 Today’s destination is the Monad Manifesto Annotation Project. The idea behind this project is to keep the manifesto intact somewhere on the internet, and to provide …...

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PowerShell… An exciting frontier…

PowerShell for Admins, PowerShell for Developers, Tips and Tricks, Training

PowerShell… An exciting frontier… These are the voyages of a PowerShell adventurer. Its continuing mission: To explore strange new cmdlets… To seek out new modules; new parameters… To boldly go...

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Why "Puppet vs. DSC" isn't Even a Thing

PowerShell for Admins

After all the DSC-related excitement this week, there have been a few online and Twitter-based discussions including Chef, Puppet, and similar solutions. Many of these discussions start off with a …...

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Episode 268 – PowerScripting Podcast – Paul Long from Microsoft on Message Analyzer

PowerScripting Podcast

A Podcast about Windows PowerShell. Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Paul Long from Microsoft about Message Analyzer News Visit the Scripting Guys booth …...

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