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Weekend Scripter: What to Include in a PowerShell Comment Block

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about what to include in a Windows PowerShell comment block. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Something that tends to confuse new scripters, regardless of the language, is what to include in a comment block at the beginning of a script. I have reviewed thousands of scripts for ...

PowerTip: Maintain PowerShell Objects

Summary: Maintain Windows PowerShell objects in the pipeline.  How can I send output to the Windows PowerShell pipeline without changing the formatting or objects, plus            insure that the output go to the Windows PowerShell console if there is nothing else in the pipeline?  The Write-Output&...

PowerShell Spotlight: Two PowerShell Events

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, talks about two upcoming Windows PowerShell community events. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is the last Saturday of May, and therefore, it is PowerShell Spotlight day with MVP, Teresa Wilson... Happy scripting Saturday, everyone. Today our Windows PowerShell Spotlight is on ...

PowerShell Time Sync: Orchestrate Monitoring of Remote Servers

Summary: Guest blogger, Rudolf Vesely discusses how to monitor remote servers. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is Part 3 of a 3-part series by guest blogger, Rudolf Vesely. To read the first 2 posts in this series, please see: In previous posts, I described my Time Sync module. I explained how to handle exceptions in ...

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