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Weekend Scripter: Discover the Power of WMI and PowerShell

Summary: Guest blogger, Brian Wilhite, talks about using Windows PowerShell and WMI in the enterprise. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Brian Wilhite is with us today to share a preview of his presentation for Windows PowerShell Saturday, whiche is coming to you in two weeks on September 15 in Charlotte. NC. If you’re like ...

Weekend Scripter: The Mission for “True-Up” Data Via Get-WmiObject

Summary: Guest blogger, Brian Wilhite, shares his experience using Windows PowerShell jobs to speed up collecting information from WMI. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This weekend, we will start with guest blogger, Brian Wilhite. Brian Wilhite works as a Windows system administrator for a large health-care provider in North ...

Use PowerShell to Find Last Logon Times for Virtual Workstations

Summary: Learn how to Use Windows PowerShell to find the last logon times for virtual workstations. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome back guest blogger, Brian Wilhite. Brian was our guest blogger yesterday when he wrote about detecting servers that will have a problem with an upcoming time change due to daylight savings ...

Use PowerShell to Save Time with Win32_TimeZone and DST Time Changes

Summary: Write a Windows PowerShell function to determine the status of time changes to daylight savings time. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. At the Windows PowerShell User Group meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina, Brian Wilhite talked about a few of his scripts during the script club. I said, “Dude, that is cool, and I ...