Category Archives: Windows 8

More Discover PowerShell – How about Help with PowerShell Variables?

Finally got this last function working in order and created a new module: “DiscoverPowershell” with all three Show-Help* functions: 1. Show-HelpPowerShellCommand – Meant to select one module at the time and then multiple commands. 2. Show-HelpAboutPowerShellTopic – Multi-select can be applied. … Continue reading

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Nice DOTNETZIP Integration with PowerShell

Let me share a script I built two years ago, and I just created a function for it named “New-ZipFile“. Basically, this PowerShell function script will create a blank zipped file and copy the files to it. At the same … Continue reading

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QuickBlog: PowerShell Working with Windows Azure

As I venture into the realm of learning some PowerShell Automation in Windows Azure, its interesting the things you learn by just trying things out.  On my previuos blogs I mention, in order to use PowerShell, you need to create … Continue reading

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Trap missing IP Address for SQL Database Server Firewall Rule

As I work on my second blog piece for the “Getting Ready with Windows Azure SQL Database Server PowerShell and SMO Part – 2/2“, I came up with a way to trap the current IP Address with PowerShell scripting.  When … Continue reading

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Getting Ready with “Windows Azure SQL Database Server” PowerShell and SMO Part – 1/2

But before we start using PowerShell with “Windows Azure SQL Database Server” there a few more steps we need to be completed after you have started your subscription: Installing the most recent Windows PowerShell Azure module Rename Subscription name (Optional) … Continue reading

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QuickBlog – PowerShell function to get system last bootup time.

Here’s a simple function that will get your system last bootup time.  Also, notice that I’m using the ‘-ErrorVariable ‘ parameter wth a given variable name ‘MyError‘ to trap any error messages during the execution of the ‘Get-WMIobject’ command.  That … Continue reading

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South Florida IT Pro Camp presentation and demo scripts

Thanks to all South Florida IT Pro Camp organizers for having present at their event. Here’s the PowerShell presentation and demo scripts all consolidated into zipped file. Feel free to contact me via email if you have any questions. Thanks … Continue reading

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Palm Beach IT User Group – “PowerShell for the Administrator – All About The Language”

Thank once again to the Palm Beach IT User Group for having my presenting live my session “PowerShell for the Administrator – All About The Language” on May 14th evening.   http://itportalregulus.blogspot.com/ The group had the opportunity to see the evolution from a … Continue reading

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Show-PSDemo function – Simple way to demo scripts.

While working on my PowerShell demo scripts today, I decided to create a simple function to display my scripts during my presentations.  Here’s my new and simple Show-PSDemo function: It has one parameter “-FileLocation” which is you full folder and … Continue reading

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PowerShell – Start getting your Computer Last BootUp Time

The PowerShell community has done an Excellent job in providing LOTs of sample codes. But sometime can be very intimidating for a beginner to understand. Well, PowerShell can be both simple, and complicated but not impossible to learn. Is good … Continue reading

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