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Handle Formatted Output in PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Doug Finke, illustrates how to handle formatted output in a Windows PowerShell script. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Doug Finke is our guest blogger. Doug Finke is a Microsoft PowerShell MVP working for Lab49, a company that builds advanced applications for the financial service ...

PowerShell Error Handling and Why You Should Care

Summary: Learn how to use error handling in your Windows PowerShell scripts. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Guest Blogger Week continues with Bhargav Shukla. Bhargav Shukla is a senior premier field engineer—unified communications, with his primary focus on the Exchange Server platform. Bhargav has been in IT since the ...

Check for Admin Credentials in a PowerShell Script

Summary: Learn how to check for administrative credentials when you run a Windows PowerShell script or command. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Boe Prox is our guest blogger today. Boe Prox is currently a senior systems administrator with BAE Systems. He has been in the IT industry since 2003. He spent the past three years ...

Use the Pipeline to Create Robust PowerShell Functions

Summary: Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Don Jones, shows how to use the pipeline to create robust reusable functions. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Our guest blogger today is Don Jones. Don Jones is a Windows PowerShell MVP Award recipient, and he is one of the world’s most well-known Windows PowerShell authorities. ...

Microsoft Scripting Guy Explains Logic Behind Scripting Games

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, explains the logic behind the 2011 Windows PowerShell Scripting Games. Weekend Scripter Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today, I begin the wrap up for the 2011 Scripting Games, and I hope you will enjoy the wrap up articles I rounded up. The guest commentators are stellar. I thought I ...

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