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Using WinRM on Linux

Summary: Microsoft MVP, David O’Brien, talks about using the pywinrm module to execute Windows PowerShell from Linux. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today Windows PowerShell MVP, David O’Brien, talks about executing Windows PowerShell on Linux. Hi. I’m David O’Brien, Microsoft MVP for Windows PowerShell, ...

Troubleshooting WinRM with PowerShell—Part 2

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about troubleshooting WinRM.  Hey, Scripting Guy! So I thought that Windows PowerShell remoting was supposed to just work. Well, it doesn't. I am confused, and don’t even know where to begin. I am pretty sure that it should be enabled, but it is not working. Can you help? &...

Combine PowerShell Remoting and CIM

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about combining Windows PowerShell remoting and CIM. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the cool things about Windows PowerShell is remoting. It is not a new feature. In fact, it was introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0—a time that seems like eons ago. Really. That ...

Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Remotely Create Scheduled Task and Folder

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to remotely create a scheduled task and folder. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. On Friday in Use PowerShell to Create Scheduled Task in New Folder, I created a pretty long Windows PowerShell script that creates a folder for scheduled tasks, and ...

Should I Upgrade to Latest Windows PowerShell Version?

Summary: Richard Siddaway discusses the issues around upgrading your version of Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today's post is provided by Richard Siddaway... Richard is based out of the UK and spends his time automating anything, and everything, for Kelway, Ltd. A 7-year Windows PowerShell MVP, Richard is a ...