Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to easily create a zip archive. How can I use Windows PowerShell to create a zip archive of a folder on my system? Use Get-ChildItem from PSCX to copy the files, and pipe the output to the Write-Zip cmdlet: Get-Childitem c:\fso -Recurse | Write-Zip -IncludeEmptyDirect
Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using the DSC Diagnostics module for troubleshooting Windows PowerShell DSC. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning the Scripting Wife and I are on the train to Vienna. We had an absolutely awesome time in Prague. We would have loved to spend our entire time in Prague,
Summary: Use Windows PowerShell 4.0 to find a virtual machine. How can I use Windows PowerShell 4.0 to find a virtual machine when I only have partial name information so I can stop it or make other changes as required? Use the Get-VM cmdlet to return virtual machine objects, use the dotted Where, and filter with a s
Summary: Learn how to use the networking Windows PowerShell DSC resource. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I have said on numerous occasions, “I love Windows PowerShell.” Today is no exception. Today I want to use the Wave 2 version of the xNetworking Module in the Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration Res
Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to display DSC resources. How can I use Windows PowerShell to find what DSC resources are available to me? Use the Get-DSCResource cmdlet.