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Scripting Wife's Suggestions for Beginner Event 2

Summary: The Scripting Wife offers her suggestions for Beginner Event 2 in the 2012 PowerShell Scripting Games. Hi everyone. Sorry I did not get to blog earlier today. I have been really tied up with Beginner Event 3, and I wanted to get it submitted to PoshCode before I wrote my posting for today. Oh well. What can I say about Beginner Event ...

2012 Scripting Games Beginner Event 2: Find Stoppable Running Services

  Summary: In Beginner Event 2, you have to find stoppable running services. About this event   Event scenario You are a server administrator for a medium-sized enterprise company. Your boss wants you to write a Windows PowerShell script to shut down servers across the network. Instead of simply shutting down the servers, he wants ...

2012 Scripting Games Advanced Event 2: Find Information about Remote and Local Services

  Summary: In Advanced Event 2, you must find information about remote and local services. About this event Event scenario You are a server administrator for a medium-sized enterprise company. Your boss has tasked you with finding the way that all services on all servers start. You need to present your findings in a spreadsheet that ...

Expert Solution for the 2011 Scripting Games Advanced Event 2: Use PowerShell to Identify Services Dependent on Windows

Summary: Microsoft PowerShell MVP Brandon Shell solves 2011 Scripting Games Advanced Event 2, and identifies Windows service dependencies. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Today Brandon Shell offers his solution to the Windows PowerShell 2011 Scripting Games Advanced Event 2. Brandon is a Microsoft MVP, and a moderator for the ...

Expert Solution for 2011 Scripting Games Beginner Event 2: Use PowerShell to Find Windows Services You Can Pause

Summary: Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Shane Hoey, solves 2011 Scripting Games Event 2 by finding services that he can pause. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Our expert commentator for Beginner Event 2 is Shane Hoey. This is what Shane has to say about himself and his scenario: My scripting experience started back when Windows...

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