Automation/Scripting


Where Did I Put That File? Part 2

Jeffrey Hicks is back with his second part in locating specific files in PowerShell.

Where Did I Put That File? Part 1

Jeffrey Hicks walks you through making your search query find exactly what you want to find.

Verbose Pipeline: Tell Me Everything

Get more information than you might have thought was available.

PowerShell Screen Buffer Size: Sometimes More Is Better

Here's how to handle command lines that are a lot longer than your display is set for.

Securing Secure Strings

In PowerShell, there are a number of cmdlets that work with something called a secure string. When you create a saved credential object, the password is stored as a secure string.

Eureka Moments in PowerShell

Spending time to play around with PowerShell can lead to some of the best hidden secrets.

A 'Tail' of Two Files

PowerShell has finally simplified the "tail" command line tool. Here's a look at how.

PowerShell 3 Web of Wow, Part 3

In the final part of this PowerShell 3 series, we spotlight the New-WebServiceProxy cmdlet.

PowerShell 3 Web of Wow, Part 2

In part 2 of this series, we take a look at cmdlet RestMethod.

PowerShell 3 Web of Wow, Part 1

PowerShell has cmdlets for working with Web resources, including those up in the cloud. Let's take a look in this first of a three-part series.

PowerShell 3's PSDrive Persistence

New to PowerShell 3: PSDrives that no longer disappear when you end a session. Now, this week's nifty trick.

Fun with PowerShell's Out-GridView

PowerShell 3 stretches out the features of older cmdlets. Out-Gridview is one example, which I show off in this week's tip.

Is Exchange, Small Business Server Acting Strange? It Might Be WMF 3.0

Some versions of Exchange and Windows Small Business Server may fail to install or run, and Microsoft is warning that it might be the newest version of Windows Management Framework 3.0 released back in September.

Get Your PowerShell Object Properties In Order

PowerShell 3 deploys a new type adapter that will have you seeing hash table output in the order you want them to appear.

A Better View of PowerShell Help

Once you try the ShowWindow parameter in PowerShell 3's Get-Eventlog cmdlet, you'll turn less and less to Get-Help for that quick assist.

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