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Weekend Scripter: The Case of the Disappearing PowerShell Console

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about fixing a problem where his Windows PowerShell console disappears. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. So there I was, on a two week trip, out of time, with only my laptop, and I needed to use Windows PowerShell. Most of the time, I use the Windows PowerShell console, but I do ...

Use PowerShell to Parse Network Trace Logs—The Video

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, presents a video to show how to use Windows PowerShell to parse network trace logs. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I am presenting a video where I show how to use Windows PowerShell to parse network traces. The steps I show are common commands that will normally be run to set up...

Troubleshoot WinRM—The Video Part 1

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, presents a video about troubleshooting WinRM (part 1). Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I present a video where I talk a bit about troubleshooting WinRM. First I talk about looking at the WinRM logs, and then I talk about checking specific things such as:    Note  For ...

Troubleshooting WinRM with PowerShell—Part 2

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about troubleshooting WinRM.  Hey, Scripting Guy! So I thought that Windows PowerShell remoting was supposed to just work. Well, it doesn't. I am confused, and don’t even know where to begin. I am pretty sure that it should be enabled, but it is not working. Can you help? &...