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Prof. Powershell

PowerShell Tip: Utilizing the –As Operator

Here's how to get PowerShell to treat an object or command as a different object or command.

PowerShell Anger Management

Here's how to make those warning messages in PowerShell more visually appealing.

Extending the Reach of ForEach in PowerShell

Here's how to make the ForEach command work for you.

'Casting' an Object Spell in PowerShell

One handy PowerShell trick is to tell the engine to treat something as a particular type of object.

Fanfare for the Common Parameter Part 4: Outbuffer

There is one more common parameter you might need or want to use to control this buffering behavior. It is called –Outbuffer.

Fanfare for the Common Parameter Part 3: Success

The third part of the common parameter series will look at saving PowerShell commands.

Fanfare for the Common Parameter Part 2: Error

Part two of this how-to series will look at how to deal with error-related parameters in PowerShell.

Fanfare for the Common Parameter Part 1

The first part of this series will focus on identifying some common attributes.

It's In the Mail Part 2: Sending Rich Messages

Part two will focus on how to send HTML messages through PowerShell

It's In the Mail Part 1: Sending PowerShell Data via E-Mail

It is very easy to get a lot of information out of PowerShell. But sometimes it isn't as easy to get it where it needs to be.

WMI CIM-plified Part 6: Tips and Tricks

Over the course of the last few lessons we've exploring the new world of the CIM cmdlets introduced in PowerShell 3.0.

WMI CIM-plified Part 5: WSMAN Protocol

Next up in Jeff's six-part WMI series, he demonstrates how to call up WMI methods.

WMI CIM-plified Part 4: Remote to Second PowerShell

The fourth part of the CIM cmdlets blog series focuses on creating a duplicate CIM session on a different PowerShell unit.

WMI CIM-plified Part 3: Remote Systems Management

Remote systems management is where it gets interesting for CIM in PowerShell 3.0.

WMI CIM-plified Part 2: PowerShell 3.0

The second part of Jeffery's series will show the relationship between CIM and PowerShell.