PowerShell Pipeline

Talking Through PowerShell

Boe shows you how to write scripts using the built-in voices on your computer. Just make sure you've got your headphones on.

Regular Expressions I Use with PowerShell

From validating IP addresses to phone numbers, these are some of the handiest expressions in Boe's PowerShell toolbox. What are yours?

Working with Performance Counters in PowerShell

The PerfMon tool has a lot troubleshooting advantages going for it, but its interface isn't necessarily one of them. Here's an alternative.

Viewing Your Drive Information with PowerShell

Using Windows Management Instrumentation makes it easy to pull information about the drives on your system or remote systems. Here's how.

How To Do Math with PowerShell

PowerShell is more than just scripting and automation. Given the right functions, you can also use it to solve numerical equations -- from the simple to the complex. Here's how.

Working with Database Users and Roles Using PowerShell

While we've covered how to add users to the database, let's take it one step further and designate specific roles.

Creating a SQL Server Login Using PowerShell and SMO

PowerShell helps us to turn the time-intensive process of creating new users into a quick and easy task.

Introduction to SQL Server Management Objects with PowerShell

Open up new reporting options for your SQL Server with these PowerShell tips.

Encrypting Data with PowerShell Cmdlets

Here are three commands you can use to encrypt and decrypt data.

Creating a Balloon Tip Notification Using PowerShell

PowerShell makes it easy to create a custom pop-up notification in Windows.

Automate WSUS Using the PowerShell UpdateServices Module

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) allows Windows administrators to quickly and easily manage the rollout of updates to your clients and servers in your environment.

Gathering Installed Software Using PowerShell

There's two ways to accomplish this task: the wrong way and the right way. Here's how to do both.

Creating Shares in Windows Using the SmbShare Module in PowerShell

Just recently, Microsoft has made it a lot easier to create new shares by avoiding cumbersome UI navigation and going straight through PowerShell.

Viewing Wireless Networks with PowerShell Legacy Commands

Combining the netch command in PowerShell will allow users to pull up useful information about local wireless networks.

Managing Owners of Files and Folders with PowerShell

Here is how to update the owner permissions on a file that cannot be accessed.

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