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Scripting Wife Hints for Beginner Event 5

Well, I don’t know about where you live, but it is an absolutely perfect day today in Charlotte, North Carolina. I hope you are enjoying the 2012 Scripting Games, and that you are finding them challenging and fun. That is, at least so far, the way I would describe it. The Beginner Event 5 was not too bad. My solution ended up being a one...

2012 Scripting Games Advanced Event 5: List Errors

  Summary: In Advanced Event 5, you will produce a report that lists the number of errors from all the traditional logs on a particular server. About this event Event scenario You are an analyst on the server team of a medium-sized organization. You are studying the performance and reliability of various servers on the network, and you ...

2012 Scripting Games Beginner Event 5: Provide a Source and Errors

  Summary: In Beginner Event 5, you are required to provide the source and number of errors from the application log.  About this event Event scenario You are a junior server admin on a newly formed team at a medium-sized enterprise company. Your manager is attempting to gain an understanding of which applications are causing ...

Expert Solution for 2011 Scripting Games Advanced Event 5: Use PowerShell to Get Information Prior to Windows Upgrade

Summary: Microsoft MVP, Richard Siddaway, solves 2011 Windows PowerShell Scripting Games Advanced Event 5 and gets information prior to a Windows upgrade. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Richard Siddaway is our expert commentator today. Here are Richard’s own words describing his background, followed by his solution to Advanced...

Expert Solution for 2011 Scripting Games Beginner Event 5: Use PowerShell Objects to Gather Basic Computer Information

Summary: Microsoft PowerShell MVP Jeffery Hicks solves 2011 Scripting Games Beginner Event 5, and returns objects with desktop configuration information. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Today we have Jeffery Hicks as our expert commentator for Beginner Event 5. Jeffery Hicks is a Microsoft MVP in Windows PowerShell and an IT ...

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