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A PowerShell Exchange Best Practices Analyzer XML Parser

Summary: In this guest blog post, you will learn how to create a Windows PowerShell parser to parse the XML file generated using ExBPAcmd.exe.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. I want to welcome our Guest Blogger Thiyagu again today. Here is a little about Thiyagu: I am the founder of the Singapore PowerShell User Group. I am an ...

Weekend Scripter: Easily Explore XML Files with PowerShell

   Summary: Guest blogger and Microsoft MVP, Sean Kearney, shows how to explore XML files with Windows PowerShell in this beginner how-to article.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. We have another guest blogger this weekend. Sean Kearney has been working away on his keyboard and is so forthcoming in sharing his work. You...

Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Create Holiday Wish List

   Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to create a holiday wish list   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. It is almost the end of the year and we have decided to devote some posts to the holiday season. We even have guest bloggers from around the world to share some holiday spirit. Today we have Jeffery Hicks. ...

How to Add Data to an XML File Using Windows PowerShell

Hey, Scripting Guy! I need to be able to use Windows PowerShell to add data to an XML file. Unfortunately, there is no Add-XML cmdlet available. I thought about using the Windows PowerShell Add-Content cmdlet and trying to write my data to the file, but it never worked correctly. I never could get all of those angle thingies to line up ...