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PowerShell and the Active Directory Schema: Part 1

Summary: Guest blogger, Andy Schneider, discusses extending the Active Directory schema. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. We welcome back guest blogger, Andy Schneider. Andy has a two-part blog series that will conclude tomorrow. Andy Schneider is the Identity and Access Management Architect for IT Services at Avanade. His team&...

Design Your PowerShell Functions to Be Reusable

Summary: Learn how to write Windows PowerShell functions that are reusable so that you increase your productivity. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Our guest blogger today is Andy Schneider. Andy Schneider is a systems engineer at Avanade, a company that was started in 2000 to merge leading enterprise technology solutions with ...

Using PowerShell to Get Data from a SharePoint 2010 List

  Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to get data from a SharePoint 2010 list.   Hey, Scripting Guy! I need to be able to access data in a SharePoint 2010 list, but I do not have access to the server itself. All I can do is view the website and see the list in my browser. Can you help me? -- SA   Hello SA, Microsoft ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Change My Desktop Monitor Resolution via Windows PowerShell?

  Hey, Scripting Guy! I need to be able to use a Windows PowerShell 2.0 script to change the resolution on my desktop monitor. Is this possible? -- AS   Hello AS, Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here, I have been looking for a script to change my monitor resolution for years! When I used to travel all over the world and taught ...