“Brandon Shell” asked:
> I have seen adding psbase to alot of things “fixes” problems… What is this
> psbase (thingy) and why do I have to use it?
There are lots of different object &
If you are the sort of bloke that likes to turn the dial to 11, you should check out Abhishek’s recent blog entry on Custom TypeConverters:
Much of the power of Windows PowerShell comes from the type coercion capabilities of our ObjectFlow engine.
PSMDTAG:FAQ: Why do I sometimes get different types or different behaviors?
PSMDTAG:FAQ: When I pipe a heterogenous set of objects to an cmdlet that expects a homogenous stream – what happens and why?
In our newgroup ( Microsoft.public.Windows.PowerShell ),
PSMDTAG:FAQ: How can I pipeline data to a parameter which does not accept pipeline input?
PSMDTAG:FAQ: What are ScriptBlock Parameters?
One of the foundation concepts of Windows PowerShell is pipelining objects instead of text. What happens is that when an upstream command generates an object,
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PSMDTAG:FAQ: Why doesn’t output expand when I expand the width of the console?
PSMDTAG:FAQ: Why doesn’t output expand when I use -noElements on GROUP?
Consider the example:
PS> gps |group company
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Someone asked me if there was a programmatic way to tell what the legal values for a string parameter to a cmdlet was.
First a reminder: when you are in PowerShell (formerly knows as Monad), you can run anything you want out-of-process using the construct:
The great example of this is
One of our primary goals for Monad was to: “Expose the power of .NET in an Admin-friendly way”.
The challenges of systems administration are large and growing at the same time organizations are under ever more pressure to reduce costs and do more with less.
MoW, a Monad newsgroup regular, asked why only the Caption, Name and PeakUsage properties were displayed from the command “get-WMIObject Win32_PageFileUsage” while the output object had a lot more properties. I think it is worth it to explain in details how to find out which properties are displayed.