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Weekend Scripter: Exploring IP Address Functions

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell with TCP/IP. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning, I decided to make a cup of orange spice tea. I did not even do it manually. I used a tea bag. I know, I know, I know. But hey, sometimes I like the convenience of opening a tea bag and ...

Weekend Scripter: Modify DNS Settings via Windows PowerShell

Summary: Guest blogger, Gershon Levitz, talks about modifying DNS settings with Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a new guest blogger, Gershon Levitz. Gershon is a senior technical writer for Hyper-V at Microsoft. The floor is yours, Gershon... There are times when I need to change the DNS settings ...

Gathering Network Statistics with PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about various ways to gather network statistics by using Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Hey, it is nearly the weekend! This means we are one week closer to Windows PowerShell Saturday #007... PowerShell Saturday #007 will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina ...

Use PowerShell to Easily Convert Decimal to Binary and Back

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to easily convert decimal to binary and back, and simplify custom subnet mask calculations.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Today is 63. Yep, that is right, today is 63. That is what you get when you see 11 11 11 represented as binary. This appears here.   PS C:\> 1+2+4+8+16+...

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