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Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Build Multiple Virtual Machines

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to build multiple virtual machines with Hyper-V. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the really cool things that I love about Windows 8 is having real-live, honest-to-goodness, Hyper-V built in to the operating system. And of course, that ...

Change Virtual Machine Network Configuration with PowerShell

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to change the virtual machine network configuration in Windows Server 2012. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. If you are a seasoned Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog reader, you know that the most frequent guest blogger is Sean Kearney. If you are new to the blog, I welcome you, and I encourage ...

Get a List of Virtual Machines by Using PowerShell

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell 3.0 in Windows Server 2012 to obtain a list of virtual machines. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. If you are a seasoned Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog reader, you know that the most frequent guest blogger is Sean Kearney. If you are new to the blog, I welcome you, and I encourage you to ...

PowerTip: Easily Obtain the AD DS Default Password Policy

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to obtain the default password policy for Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2012.  How can I easily find the Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) default password policy by using Windows PowerShell?  Use the Get-ADDefaultDomainPasswordPolicy cmdlet from ...

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