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Using PowerShell Grid View for User Info

Summary: Learn how to use the Windows PowerShell grid view to display user information in this guest post by Tim Bolton and Don Walker. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome back guest blogger, Tim Bolton... Hi all, This project was a joint effort with my coworker, Don Walker (@EngineeringDon). In my current work environment, ...

Avoid Account Lockout: Use PowerShell to Find Old Mobile Devices

Summary: Guest blogger, Tim Bolton, talks about using Windows PowerShell to find old mobile devices that may cause account lockout. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome back, guest blogger, Tim Bolton… One of the most common issues we have been seeing lately is user accounts being locked out due to an mobile device that ...

Use PowerShell to Bulk Create New Conference Rooms

Summary: Guest blogger, Tim Bolton, discusses how he used Windows PowerShell to create a bunch of new conference rooms. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have another guest blog post by Tim Bolton. In one way, today’s post is a continuation of the post we published on Friday about adding carriage returns to .csv files...

CSV: Add a Carriage Return for PowerShell Import

Summary: Guest blogger, Tim Bolton, talks about modifying a .csv file to promote cleaner import. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have the first of two posts by guest blogger, Tim Bolton. This one feeds into his post that will be published on Monday, but the idea is a standalone. Take it away, Tim… When I set up new...

Weekend Scripter: Finding In-Use Phone Extensions

Summary: Guest blogger Tim Bolton talks about using Windows PowerShell to determine what phone extensions are currently in use. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It is amazing the number of manual tasks that can be safely eliminated by using a little bit of Windows PowerShell. In fact, it is also amazing, in general, how little time...

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