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IT Administration


HTML Bits and Pieces, Part 1

Create a nice, formatted report via the ConvertTo-HTML cmdlet and a bit of formatting trickery to make the report easier on the eyes.

Pushing the ENV:

The Environment PSProvider gives you access to system environmental variables and creates the ENV PSDrive that can be viewed like any other drive.

Organize Your Scripts with PowerShell ISE 3

New to the ISE are collapsible regions, so that you don't have to scroll through dozens of lines of scripts.

What's In Your Pipeline?

The ease with which we can automate things in PowerShell lies in the pipeline. But use it wisely.

Microsoft Releases Windows Server 2012 Essentials to Hardware Partners

Microsoft's small biz-sized server OS now ready for hardware partners, with availability coming November 1.

For PowerShell Help, It Takes a Community

If you ever need help with PowerShell, you only need to turn to other PowerShell fans. And some of them are creating free or nearly-free tools, ready to download and use.



Working with Values and Variables in PowerShell

One object or many, PowerShell hands you control. This week's tip is a good example.

Microsoft To Provide Windows Server 2008 Extended Support in 2015

Microsoft says it will start extended support for Windows Server 2008 into 2015 rather than next year.

I Can Type That Command In 10 Characters

Make PowerShell do all the typing. How? By taking advantage of aliases, of course.

Math Matters

Hate math? Hate it no longer when you invoke the .NET Math class for this week's data formatting tip.

Certificate Certainty

A map of your computer's certificate store can be navigated by way of PowerShell.

System Center 2012 SP1 Beta Now Available

Microsoft today announced the release of a beta test version of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1.

PowerShell 3.0 Released for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008

Microsoft on Tuesday released PowerShell 3.0 for use with its current flagship Windows client and server operating systems.

Microsoft Officially Launches Windows Server 2012

Redmond showcases the server OS at a launch event.

Regular Expressions, Part 3

A last look at expressions, this time by trying to match on opposites.