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Import Counters from a Perfmon Chart into PowerShell

Summary: Learn how to automatically import performance counters from a Perfmon chart into Windows PowerShell for ease of analysis.   (image) Hey, Scripting Guy! I have several custom Perfmon charts set up. Like many network administrators, I spent a decent amount of time setting up this chart. I would like to see if there is a way I can ...

Use PowerShell to Monitor Your SQL Server Performance

Summary: Guest Blogger Kevin Kline talks about using Windows PowerShell to monitor SQL Server performance.   (image) Hey, Scripting Guy! I am wondering about using Windows PowerShell to work with SQL performance counters. Is this something that can be done? —SH   (image) Hello SH, Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. We have...

Create a Simple Graphical Interface for a PowerShell Script

Summary: Learn how to create a simple graphical interface for a Windows PowerShell script.   Weekend Scripter: Extending PowerShell to the GUI with Sapien Tools Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Sean Kearney joins us again today as our guest blogger. Read more about Sean and his previous blog posts. Here is Sean!   While ...

Use PowerShell to Modify Your Environmental Path

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to work with your environmental path variable.   Weekend Scripter: Use Windows PowerShell to Modify Your Path Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Welcome back to the weekend and Guest Blogger Sean Kearney. Read more about Sean and his previous guest blog posts. Now without further ado (or ...

Learn About Two CodePlex Projects: PS2EXE and RoboPowerCopy

Summary: Get the inside scoop on two awesome CodePlex projects: PS2EXE and RoboPowerCopy.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Today, we have a debut guest blogger. With us is Ingo Karstein to tell us about two of his CodePlex projects. Take it away, Ingo.   This is Ingo Karstein writing for this famous blog today. Thanks to Ed ...