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Creating a Port Scanner with Windows PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about creating a port scanner with Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The other day, I needed to access my printer. Unfortunately, after several networking changes, I did not remember the IP address of my printer. However, I did know that the printer sets up a web...

Using PowerShell to Migrate DHCP Servers: Part 2

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Ian Farr, continues his quest to use Windows PowerShell to migrate DHCP servers. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Ian Farr is back today. You should read the first part of this series before getting into this one: Using PowerShell to Migrate DHCP Servers: Part  1. (image) Episode 2: Return of the ...

Using PowerShell to Migrate DHCP Servers: Part 1

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Ian Farr, talks about using Windows PowerShell to migrate DHCP servers. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we welcome back guest blogger, Ian Farr. (image) Episode 1:  A New Hope In a galaxy very, very near to here, when you are not cleaning-up droids, you administer a DHCP infrastructure in ...

Weekend Scripter: Modify DNS Settings via Windows PowerShell

Summary: Guest blogger, Gershon Levitz, talks about modifying DNS settings with Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a new guest blogger, Gershon Levitz. Gershon is a senior technical writer for Hyper-V at Microsoft. The floor is yours, Gershon... There are times when I need to change the DNS settings ...

Gathering Network Statistics with PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about various ways to gather network statistics by using Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Hey, it is nearly the weekend! This means we are one week closer to Windows PowerShell Saturday #007... PowerShell Saturday #007 will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina ...