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Did you know? #1
Did you know? #1
Did you know that you can access the content of a provider using the variable syntax? For instance, you can get and set the contents of a file just by doing the following:MSH > ${c:\temp\foo.txt} = "bar"MSH > ${c:\temp\foo.txt}barMSH > Note, the default encoding is used when setting the content in the filesystem in this way. Any ...
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Did you know? #2
Did you know? #2
Did you know that you can make a variable automatically propagate to new scopes by using the AllScope option? Normally when you enter a new scope variables are not copied from the parent scope. Instead we do a lookup for the variable when requested. Anytime the variable is written to it happens in the local scope. This means that it is ...
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Introduction to MshObject
Introduction to MshObject
If you’ve ever worked with the Monad APIs then you’ve no doubt seen a type called System.Management.Automation.MshObject.  I’m not going to go into all the details of what it is because that would take me more time than I have right now and there are people who can explain better than I.  Suffice it to say that it’s a ...
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Windows PowerShell (Monad) Has Arrived
Windows PowerShell (Monad) Has Arrived
I just got out of Bob Muglia's keynote speech where he formally announced Windows PowerShell (previously known as Monad).  The key things he announced are: Superstar Vivek Sharma demonstrated the Exchange 2007 Admin experience. First he showed their new MMC 3.0 managed code snap-in - it totally rocks! (you'll be amazed by what you can ...
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PowerShell Training Available Through Microsoft
PowerShell Training Available Through Microsoft
A number of you have asked when Microsoft would be providing training for Powershell.   Apparently the answer is “NOW”.  I just came across this 3 day instructor led training class, Course 6434 “Automating Windows Server 2008 Administration with Windows PowerShell”.  I don’t know anything about the course so if ...