Monthly Archives: March 2010

Add-Type different behavior when loading SQL SMO(2k5/2k8) assemblies…

Another sample of why understanding Microsoft .NET Framework can help extend your PowerShell scripting.  Using SQL Server Management Objects (SMO) can give both SQL Administrators and SQL Developer the tools to manage their SQL environment.  So, been myself a IT/SQL … Continue reading

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QuickBlog: Extending PowerShell with .NET Framework – Auto Generating Password…

Here’s one more reason to learn PowerShell and extend your scripting abilities with .NET Framework.  In this quick sample we are going to use the .NET Framework Library Class Membership.GeneratePassword method to auto-generate a password.  So, why would you spend … Continue reading

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QuickBlog: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 is coming…

Windows 7 no new features SP1 includes minor updates.  No need to wait for Windows 7 SP1 if you are deploying right now.  Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 , Remote FX (support for graphics) and Dynamic Memory great features in … Continue reading

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QUICKBlog: Changing AD User’s properties – There’s the PowerShell or a third-party custom way…

The good thing about PowerShell is that it can build from scratch your scripts, and you learn a lot in the process.  But, there’s a lot of good third-party products, such as Quest PowerGUI, that can give you a productive … Continue reading

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Windows PowerShell Community Review

Have you ever read Help that wasn’t really helpful? Here’s your chance to fix it. The Windows PowerShell documentation team and PowerShellCommunity.org jointly sponsor the Windows PowerShell Community Doc Review. As a member, you’ll get to read and comment on … Continue reading

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