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Use PowerShell to Start or Stop Virtual Machines in Order

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using a Windows PowerShell workflow to start or stop virtual machines in a specific order. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning I am sitting outside enjoying a beautiful fall day. I found a little coffee and tea shop nearby, so I am sitting outside sipping a nice cup...

PowerShell Workflow for Mere Mortals: Part 5

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, concludes his five-part series about Windows PowerShell Workflow.    Hey, Scripting Guy! I have a number of commands that I want to run against several remote servers. The commands include stuff that must happen prior to something else happening. But then, there are also some things that I...

PowerShell Workflow for Mere Mortals: Part 4

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, continues his five-part series about Windows PowerShell Workflow.  Hey, Scripting Guy! Yesterday you talked about Windows PowerShell Workflow activities. But you only demonstrated the Parallel activity. Is there something you can share with me about some of the other types of activities? In ...

PowerShell Workflow for Mere Mortals: Part 3

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson continues his five-part series about Windows PowerShell Workflow.  Hey, Scripting Guy! So what’s up with Windows PowerShell workflows and activities? I do not know what an activity is. Can you help me? —CJ  Hello CJ, Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Ah…this ...

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