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IT Administration


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.

Managing Mobile Devices? Pair System Center 2012 SP1 with Windows Intune

Enterprises looking to manage mobile devices are using both Microsoft products to get the job done.

Microsoft Explains December Windows Azure Outage

Microsoft issued a detailed apology and explanation for a two-day Windows Azure Storage disruption that occurred in December.



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.

Early January Release for System Center 2012 SP1

Microsoft said its System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 is in RTM with general availability early next month.

Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2 Update Rollup 5 v2 Gets Lukewarm Reception

Microsoft released Update Rollup 5 v2 for Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2 on Tuesday, but IT pros don't seem very thrilled.

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.

HTML Bits and Pieces, Part 3

Now that you're able to create HTML reports, how about doing something with it? Here's how to send it as an e-mail with the Send-MailMessage cmdlet.

HTML Bits and Pieces, Part 2

Let's customize those reports.