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Use PowerShell to Test Connectivity on Remote Servers

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy talks about using Windows PowerShell to test connectivity after a network configuration change. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It seems that there are always good news/bad news types of scenarios. After months of trying to obtain faster Internet connectivity at the house, I finally found a source ...

Increase Performance by Slowing Down Your PowerShell Script

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Georges Maheu, further optimizes the Windows PowerShell script he presented earlier this week. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Our guest blogger today is Georges Maheu. Georges presented a script three days ago to gather Windows services information in an Excel spreadsheet. Although the script did an ...

Speed Up Excel Automation with PowerShell Jobs

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Georges Maheu, further optimizes the Windows PowerShell script that he presented in his previous two blogs. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Our guest blogger today is Georges Maheu. Georges presented a script two days ago to gather Windows services information in an Excel spreadsheet: Beat the Auditors...

Speed Up Excel Automation with PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Georges Maheu, optimizes the Windows PowerShell script he presented yesterday. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Our guest blogger today is Georges Maheu. Georges presented a script yesterday to gather Windows services information in an Excel spreadsheet. Although the script did an adequate job for a small ...

Beat the Auditors, Be One Step Ahead with PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Georges Maheu, opens his security assessment toolbox to discuss a Windows PowerShell script he uses to look at Windows services. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Our guest blogger today is Georges Maheu. Georges is one of my best friends, and I had a chance to work with him again during my recent Canadian ...