Scripting Blog [archived]

Formerly known as the "Hey, Scripting Guy!" blog

Part 1 – Install Bash on Windows 10, OMI CIM Server, and DSC for Linux

Summary: Learn about the Windows Subsystem for Linux that runs on top of Windows 10. Today we have a guest article written by Stefan Roth. Take it away Stefan … Hi, my name is Stefan Roth, and I am a Cloud and Datacenter MVP. In a couple of posts, I would like to show you how cool it is that Microsoft is touching the Linux world. Myself, ...

Scripting Guys at Ignite 2016 in Atlanta

SUMMARY: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about the Scripting Guys booth at Ignite 2016 in Atlanta.Good morning everyone. Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, here. So, the day has finally arrived – after literally months and months of planning, Ignite 2016 in Atlanta has arrived. (image) Well, actually it arrived earlier with the ...

PowerTip: Use PowerShell to retrieve the date and time of the given time zone ID

Summary: Use PowerShell to pull out specify TimeZone data from an object. (image) I have data retrieved from an external source that contains different time zone IDs like W. Europe Standard Time, AUS Eastern Standard Time, etc. How can I get the current date time value of it by using PowerShell? (image) In PowerShell, use [System.TimeZone] ...