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Use PowerShell to Modify WMI Data Such as Drive Labels

Summary: The Scripting Wife learns how to use the CIM cmdlets and Windows PowerShell to assign a new drive label by modifying WMI data. Weekend Scripter: Changing WMI information Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Well yesterday, after we got through an extremely long security line at the airport, and we jiggled around in a very ...

Use PowerShell Functions to Authorize DHCP Servers

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using functions from Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 to authorize DHCP servers in AD DS. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Well, today it is sunny and about 70 degrees in Charlotte, North Carolina. This is a good thing because I head to Redmond, Washington, next ...

Learn How IT Pros Can Use the PowerShell AST

Summary: Guest blogger, Microsoft PowerShell MVP, Bartek Bielawski, shows how to use the Windows PowerShell AST. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Not only do we have a special guest today as our guest blogger, it is a special day in the Scripting House because it is the Scripting Wife’s birthday. So Happy Birthday, Scripting ...

Use PowerShell to Create Intelligent Default Values

Summary: Windows PowerShell 3.0 introduces the PSDefaultParameterValues automatic variable, which permits creating custom default values. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Life is returning to normal—at least for this week. Next week, the Scripting Wife and I head north where I will be speaking at the Central Ohio ...

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