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Simplify Your PowerShell Script with Parameter Validation

Summary: Learn how to simplify your Windows PowerShell Script by using parameter validation attribute. Weekend Scripter Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I thought I would ask Glenn Sizemore to write today’s blog about parameter validation attributes. Glenn Sizemore is a technical marketing engineer in the Microsoft ...

Use the KISS Principle for Your PowerShell Script

Summary: Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Sean Kearney, teaches how to use the KISS principle for your Windows PowerShell script. Weekend Scripter Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Sean Kearney graces us with his words of wisdom today as our guest blogger. Sean Kearney is an infrastructure support analyst and Microsoft MVP in ...

Handle Formatted Output in PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Doug Finke, illustrates how to handle formatted output in a Windows PowerShell script. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Doug Finke is our guest blogger. Doug Finke is a Microsoft PowerShell MVP working for Lab49, a company that builds advanced applications for the financial service ...

PowerShell Error Handling and Why You Should Care

Summary: Learn how to use error handling in your Windows PowerShell scripts. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Guest Blogger Week continues with Bhargav Shukla. Bhargav Shukla is a senior premier field engineer—unified communications, with his primary focus on the Exchange Server platform. Bhargav has been in IT since the ...

Check for Admin Credentials in a PowerShell Script

Summary: Learn how to check for administrative credentials when you run a Windows PowerShell script or command. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Boe Prox is our guest blogger today. Boe Prox is currently a senior systems administrator with BAE Systems. He has been in the IT industry since 2003. He spent the past three years ...