Scripting Blog [archived]

Formerly known as the "Hey, Scripting Guy!" blog

Get Legacy Exit Codes in PowerShell

Summary: Learn how to get exit codes from legacy programs or VBScript script from inside Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. This week we will have one guest blogger for the entire week. Sean Kearney has written a series of blog posts about Windows PowerShell and the Legacy. I am not going to be redundant by reposting...

Use PowerShell to Pass Credentials to Legacy Systems

Summary: Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Sean Kearney, teaches how to use passwords in a script and talk to legacy systems. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. This week we will have one guest blogger for the entire week. Sean Kearney has written a series of blog posts about Windows PowerShell and the Legacy. I am not going to be ...

Useless Typing…or Playing with PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Sean Kearney, talks about a fun Windows PowerShell script he calls “useless typing.” Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. This week we will have one guest blogger for the entire week. Sean Kearney has written a series of blog posts about Windows PowerShell and the Legacy, as well as ...

Using the PowerShell Tokenizer to Find Commands in Text

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use the Windows PowerShell tokenizer to parse text and identify commands. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. There are still five days for you to submit your entries for the 2011 Scripting Games. Events 1 through 5 are in the bag, but you can still upload scripts for events 6 ...

Scripting Wife Learns About Unblocking Files in PowerShell

Summary: The Scripting Wife learns how to unblock files that are downloaded from the Internet by using Windows PowerShell and a Sysinternals tool. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. It is two days until the 2011 Scripting Games kick off. Things are quiet right now, and I am enjoying a chance to catch my breath and to relax. I am ...