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Weekend Scripter: A Little PowerShell Help Here…Please?

Summary: Guest blogger, Matt Tisdale, talks about adding Help text to Windows PowerShell functions. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Yesterday I introduced Matt Tisdale as the guest blogger. Guess what? He’s back today!  Dude!! Sweet!!! Here is Matt’s post from yesterday: Optimize Performance of AD DS Queries via ...

Optimize Performance of AD DS Queries via PowerShell

Summary: Guest blogger, Matt Tisdale, talks about using the Measure-Command cmdlet to optimize an AD DS query. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I love to attend events where I can meet new people and get reacquainted with those I have previously met. I especially love meeting people and hearing how they use Windows PowerShell...

PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Copy Items and Retain Folder Structure

Summary: Copy items in a folder and retain the container with Windows PowerShell 3.0.  How can I use Windows PowerShell 3.0 to copy a folder structure from a drive to a network share, and retain the original structure?  Use the Copy-Item cmdlet and specify the –Container switched parameter: Copy-Item c:\fso...

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