Intro I’m sure most of you are familiar with the powerful tools for text parsing available in PowerShell. A presentation at the PowerShell Summit a couple of weeks ago provides a good overview of these and mentions a new Powershell cmdlet, ConvertFrom-String, that was introduced in Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview Sep
The DSC Resource Kit Wave 8 has landed! You can find it right here. This wave contains an astounding 48 resources, our largest release ever! We just went from 90 resources released via the Resource Kit to 138, a whopping 53% boost! We didn’t just creep across the 100 resources line, we blew right past it! Special thanks to everyone who h
UPDATE 11/21/2014: For information on OS support, and other features, please refer to our release history. If you haven’t yet started using the Azure Preview Portal and are a fan of PowerShell DSC and the Azure PowerShell DSC Extension (announced in August here), now just might be the time to start. We are pleased to announce that you can
One of the more complex products to deploy and configure has just been made easier with the release of the xExchange PowerShell DSC Resource Module. Mike Hendrickson, the creator of these resources, has begun documenting how to use PowerShell DSC to deploy & configure Exchange in the article Introducing the xExchange Module for
Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. This week, the week of Oct. 19, I begin a special series of Hey Scripting Guy blog posts where we will be talking about why upgrade to Windows PowerShell 4.0. This series will be way cool, and I have enlisted the help from various MVP's, as well as from the PowerShell team. So, what is in store for you?