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PowerTip: Get password from PowerShell credential object

Summary: Learn how to retrieve the password from a Windows PowerShell credential object.  I am having a problem connecting to an application via Windows PowerShell. How can I verify the user name and password that was supplied to the credential object?  Assuming you have permissions to the object, you can use the GetNetworkCredential ...

PowerShell spotlight: February 2016

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, shares her roundup of Windows PowerShell activities for the coming months. Hello scripters, Teresa Wilson here. I hope you had a marvelous weekend and are ready to tackle this week. Ed is finally getting back to normal and we have a few trips coming up—all Windows PowerShell related. Arizona ...

Dia's Test Post

Summary: Guest blogger, Tim Warner, talks about using Windows PowerShell conceptual Help. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome back Timothy Warner as our guest blogger today. Let’s say you need to identify and extract all email addresses from a huge text file. To solve the issue, you decide to employ the Select-String cmdlet ...

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