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Using the PowerShell CIM cmdlets for fun and profit

Summary: Learn how to use CIM cmdlets for better speed, security, and data return as opposed to the WMI cmdlets in Windows PowerShell. The other day, Windows PowerShell MVP, Richard Siddaway, posted Should I use CIM or WMI with Windows PowerShell? Today, I would like to continue that discussion a little bit. You should read Richard’s blog ...

Conceptualize Desired State Configuration: Part 7

Summary: MVP, Will Anderson, wraps up his series by discussing how to add DSC resources to existing Windows PowerShell modules. Ed Wilson here, bringing you MVP, Will Anderson, and the conclusion of his week of blogging about Desired State Configuration.    Note   This is a seven-part series that includes the following posts...

Conceptualize Desired State Configuration: Part 6

Summary: Microsoft MVP, Will Anderson, teaches how to create a DSC resource by using a Windows PowerShell script. Hello. Ed Wilson here, bringing you MVP, Will Anderson, and Part 6 of his posts about using Desired State Configuration (DSC).   Note   This is a seven-part series that includes the following posts: The code ...

Conceptualize Desired State Configuration: Part 5

Summary: Microsoft MVP, Will Anderson, continues his series by talking about importing DSC resources and adding your scripts. Good day! Ed Wilson here to welcome back MVP, Will Anderson, as my guest blogger this week. Will is sharing Part 5 in a series about Desired State Configuration (DSC).   Note   This is a seven-part series that ...