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Update Offline Virtual Machine with PowerShell and WSUS Offline Update: Part 2

Summary: Microsoft PowerShell MVP, Sean Kearney, talks about updating an offline virtual machine with Windows PowerShell and WSUS Offline Update. Honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney, here. Yesterday, I introduced you to a tool you can use to updating offline virtual machines: Update Offline Virtual Machine with PowerShell and WSUS Offline ...

The Admin’s First Steps: Capacity Planning Part 1

Summary: Richard Siddaway talks about using Windows PowerShell to collect data for capacity planning.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I’ve just starting learning Windows PowerShell and I understand how to use it as a scripting language and shell. I’ve been told to start performing capacity planning for my servers and was wondering how I ...

The Admin’s First Steps: Documenting Servers

Summary: Richard Siddaway talks about using Windows PowerShell to automate the creation of your server documentation.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I’ve just starting learning Windows PowerShell, and I understand how to use it as a scripting language and shell. But what can I use it for in my environment to make my job easier? Can you give ...

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