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Use PowerShell to Pass Credentials to Legacy Systems

Summary: Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Sean Kearney, teaches how to use passwords in a script and talk to legacy systems. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. This week we will have one guest blogger for the entire week. Sean Kearney has written a series of blog posts about Windows PowerShell and the Legacy. I am not going to be ...

Use PowerShell to Find Logon Sessions

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to discover logon session information for remote computers. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. This week we will have one guest blogger for the entire week. Sean Kearney has written a series of blog posts about Windows PowerShell and the Legacy. I am not going to be redundant by reposting his...

Useless Typing…or Playing with PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Sean Kearney, talks about a fun Windows PowerShell script he calls “useless typing.” Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. This week we will have one guest blogger for the entire week. Sean Kearney has written a series of blog posts about Windows PowerShell and the Legacy, as well as ...

Download TechEd Sessions Automatically by Using PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Marco Shaw, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to automatically download TechEd sessions. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Today we have a guest blogger: Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Marco Shaw. Downloading Microsoft TechEd sessions automatically Microsoft’s TechEd conference is ...

Use PowerShell to Search SQL Server Logs for Errors

Summary: Learn how to search SQL Server error logs to return useful information by using Windows PowerShell to do the heavy lifting.   Hey, Scripting Guy! I need to query the SQL Server error log for specific errors. But I am not real good with Windows PowerShell. What is the best way to do this? —LH Hello LH, Microsoft Scripting ...

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