Saturday, 29 November 2014

Get-Scripting Podcast Episode 40 - (Guest Co-Host Jonathan Noble)

This is Episode 40 of the Get-Scripting podcast. Tune in to listen to us talk and interview people about PowerShell.

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Intro:


Jonathan M:

VMworld Europe
UKVMUG


Jonathan N:

Future Decoded
Presented on DSC in the DevOps track



PowerShell News:




News from TechEd Barcelona

PowerShell DSC is was demo'd using Dell Force10 switches (S4810 and S55)

https://twitter.com/jsnover/status/528178446078185472

https://twitter.com/jsnover/status/528171099033325568

https://twitter.com/jsnover/status/528168983623528449


https://twitter.com/jsnover/status/528168665682698240

Session here: Network Infrastructure Services in the Next Release of Windows Server for Datacenter Network Operations

http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/Europe/2014/CDP-B330





.NET goes OpenSource

http://www.hanselman.com/blog/AnnouncingNET2015NETasOpenSourceNETonMacandLinuxandVisualStudioCommunity.aspx



Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview November 2014 is now available

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/archive/2014/11/18/windows-management-framework-5-0-preview-november-2014-is-now-available.aspx

Powershell DSC ResKit Wave 8: Now with 100+ Resources!

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/archive/2014/10/28/powershell-dsc-reskit-wave-8-now-with-100-resources.aspx




Call for Presentations for PowerShell Summit Europe 2015

http://powershell.org/wp/2014/11/24/call-for-presentations-for-powershell-summit-europe-2015/

14-16 September 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
Deadline: Sunday 11th Jan





PowerShell Resources:


Managing Exchange 2013 With DSC
http://blogs.technet.com/b/mhendric/archive/2014/10/17/managing-exchange-2013-with-dsc-part-1-introducing-xexchange.aspx


Ravi’s DSC book
http://www.amazon.com/Windows-PowerShell-Desired-Configuration-Revealed/dp/1484200179/ref=la_B00IODG4L4_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1412003029&sr=1-1

ISE Steroids 2

http://www.powertheshell.com/isesteroids2/

PowerShell Summit Europe 2014 – All videos available

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfeA8kIs7Coehjg9cB6foPjBojLHYQGb_


PowerShell Tip


Great PowerShell Tip from Dr Tobias Weltner:  SystemInfo.exe /FO CSV | ConvertFrom-CSV.

https://twitter.com/jsnover/status/516579177395675136



Start-Transcript Now Available in the PowerShell ISE in PowerShell v5

http://www.jonathanmedd.net/2014/09/start-transcript-now-available-in-the-powershell-ise-in-powershell-v5.html



Getting Zippy with PowerShell v5

http://www.jonathanmedd.net/2014/09/getting-zippy-with-powershell-v5.html





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Monday, 15 September 2014

Get-Scripting Podcast Episode 39 - (Guest Co-Host Jonathan Noble)

This is Episode 39 of the Get-Scripting podcast. Tune in to listen to us talk and interview people about PowerShell.

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Intro:


Jonathan M:

Presented a PowerShell session at the SouthWest VMUG - Doodle https://twitter.com/VirtualisedReal/status/473842487015256064/photo/1

Jonathan N:

Newcastle SQL Server User Group with some PowerShell

http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sql-northeast-newcastle-sql-server-user-group-sqlnortheast-september-16th-2014-tickets-12625638625?aff=eorg


PowerShell News:



Updated PowerShell v5 preview

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/archive/2014/09/04/windows-management-framework-5-0-preview-september-2014-is-now-available.aspx


Chef with PowerShell DSC

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/archive/2014/07/29/chef-with-powershell-dsc-now-public.aspx

https://supermarket.getchef.com/cookbooks/dsc

European PowerShell Summit 2014

http://eventmgr.azurewebsites.net/event/home/PSEU14

DSC Summer Camp at Dons Place

http://donjones.com/2014/08/14/dsc-summer-camp-at-my-place/?utm_content=buffer948af&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer





PowerShell Resources:


PowerShell v4 Quick Reference Guides

http://www.powershellmagazine.com/2014/04/24/windows-powershell-4-0-and-other-quick-reference-guides/

Using CredSSP with vCO PowerShell plugin

http://kaloferov.com/blog/using-credssp-with-the-vco-powershell-plugin/


100 days of Devops with PowerShell

http://www.systemcentercentral.com/announcing-the-100-days-of-devops-with-powershell-series/
http://www.systemcentercentral.com/day-1-intro-to-powershell-dsc-and-configuring-your-first-pull-server/


ISEREGEX – POWERSHELL ISE ADDON

http://nt-guys.com/iseregex-powershell-ise-addon/

Tintri PowerShell Toolkit

http://www.lucd.info/2014/08/14/tintri-automation-toolkit-basics-part-1/



PowerShell Tip



Watch Out With UNC Paths!

http://powershell.com/cs/blogs/tips/archive/2014/08/04/watch-out-with-unc-paths.aspx

Edit Network “hosts” File

http://powershell.com/cs/blogs/tips/archive/2014/08/05/edit-network-hosts-file.aspx


Disable IPv6

http://www.florisvanderploeg.com/configuring-windows-server-2012-core-powershell/





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Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Get-Scripting Podcast Episode 38 - (Happy New Year)

This is Episode 38 of the Get-Scripting podcast. Tune in to listen to us talk and interview people about PowerShell.

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Intro:


Alan:





Jonathan:


PowerShell News:








PowerShell Resources:








PowerShell Tip








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Thursday, 19 December 2013

Get-Scripting Podcast Episode 37 - (Jingle Bells)


This is Episode 37 of the Get-Scripting podcast. Tune in to listen to us talk and interview people about PowerShell.

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Intro:


Alan:

Change in Role! - http://www.virtu-al.net/2013/10/20/goodbye-vmware-technical-marketing/
VMworld Barcelona - http://www.virtu-al.net/2013/10/22/vmworld-powercli-group-discussionpart-1getting-started/ http://www.virtu-al.net/2013/10/30/vmworld-powercli-group-discussionpart-2resources/ http://www.virtu-al.net/2013/11/05/vmworld-powercli-group-discussionpart-3launching-using/ http://www.virtu-al.net/2013/11/13/vmworld-powercli-group-discussionpart-4advanced-tools-scripting/




Jonathan:

PowerShell session at UKVMUG - Function templates http://www.jonathanmedd.net/2013/11/powercli-in-the-enterprise-breaking-the-magicians-code-function-templates.html
ISE Code Snippets http://www.jonathanmedd.net/2013/11/creating-powershell-ise-v3-and-later-code-snippets.html




PowerShell News:


HP Scripting Tools for Windows PowerShell http://www8.hp.com/us/en/products/server-software/product-detail.html?oid=5440657#!tab=features

http://thatcouldbeaproblem.com/?p=685

DSC Blog posts and PowerScripting Podcast

Steve M new Podcast (Ops All the things) http://stevenmurawski.com/powershell/2013/10/im-podcasting-again




PowerShell Resources:

PSReadline http://rkeithhill.wordpress.com/2013/10/18/psreadline-a-better-line-editing-experience-for-the-powershell-console/?utm_source=buffer&utm_campaign=Buffer&utm_content=buffer39553&utm_medium=twitter

WebCommander - VMware Fling http://labs.vmware.com/flings/web-commander

PowerCLI Extensions - http://blogs.vmware.com/vipowershell/2013/11/vsan-and-vsphere-flash-read-cache-cmdlets.html

PowerShell Summit NA Agenda released http://powershell.org/wp/community-events/summit/powershell-summit-north-america/summit-agenda/


PowerShell Gotcha


WMF 4.0 does not check for .NET 4.5
http://www.jonathanmedd.net/2013/10/windows-management-framework-powershell-4-0-is-now-available-ensure-you-already-have-net-4-5.html

How to Install PowerShell v4 http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/21016.how-to-install-windows-powershell-4-0.aspx


PowerShell Tip


When Sort-Object does not Sort

http://davotronic5000.co.uk/blog/when-sort-object-does-not-sort/

PowerShell V4 Tip from Jeff Hicks

#requires –runasadministrator

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2013/12/10/favorite-powershell-4-features.aspx




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Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Get-Scripting Podcast Episode 36 - (The VMworld Expedition)


This is Episode 36 of the Get-Scripting podcast. Tune in to listen to us talk and interview people about PowerShell.

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Intro:


Alan:

VMworld Sessions
Primalforms



Jonathan:

Using SSH to Access Linux Servers in PowerShell
Clone a VM from a Snapshot using PowerCLI
Automating the Pre-Requisites for vCAC 5.2




PowerShell News:


PowerCLI 5.5 released


Windows Server 2012 R2 with PowerShell v4 released


PowerShell Summit N.A. 2014 Public Registration Now Open (with Discounts)

http://powershell.org/wp/2013/09/15/powershell-summit-n-a-2014-public-registration-now-open-with-discounts/




PowerShell Resources:


Event-O-Matic - http://www.lucd.info/2013/09/02/event-o-matic/

Don Jones’ new PowerShell training videos - http://powershell.org/wp/2013/09/11/my-new-powershell-video-series-covering-v2v3v4-launches/

Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches - http://www.manning.com/jones4/




PowerShell Tip



#PSTip How to convert words to Title Case
http://www.powershellmagazine.com/2013/07/24/pstip-how-to-convert-words-to-title-case/




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Monday, 22 July 2013

Get-Scripting Podcast Episode 35 - (Luc Dekens on becoming an MVP and his new book)


This is Episode 35 of the Get-Scripting podcast. Tune in to listen to us talk and interview people about PowerShell.

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Intro:


Alan:


PowerShell summit

VMworld Sessions accepted

vSphere Replication

vCheck on GitHub

Off topic - Pebble watch

Jonathan:


PowerShell Deep Dive book nearly ready

Downloading Ranges of Lego Set Instructions with PowerShell


Interview:


Luc Dekens - Blog

vSphere Performance Reporting with PowerCLI: Automating vSphere Performance Reports

PowerShell News:


What's New in Windows PowerShell 4.0

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/hh857339.aspx



Desired State Configuration. Part of PowerShell v4 in 2012 R2

http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2013/MDC-B302#fbid=vx1qa_GV2YC

http://redmondmag.com/blogs/it-decision-maker/2013/06/desired-state-configuration.aspx



Scripting Games Winners

http://powershell.org/wp/2013/06/11/overall-winners-of-the-scripting-games/




PowerShell Resources:



Let’s Make New-VIProperty Easier
http://blogs.vmware.com/vipowershell/2013/01/lets-make-new-viproperty-easier.html

PowerShell Training Day with Jeffrey Snover
http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/liveevents/PowerShell-JumpStart?CR_CC=200211917




PowerShell Tip



Show-Command and Get-Help -ShowWindow




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Saturday, 23 March 2013

Get-Scripting Podcast Episode 34


This is Episode 34 of the Get-Scripting podcast. Tune in to listen to us talk and interview people about PowerShell.

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Intro:

Alan:






Jonathan:





PowerShell News:




PowerShell has won one on InfoWorld’s Technology of the Year awards for 2013

http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/80986/infoworlds-2013-technology-of-the-year-award-winners-210419#slide24


PowerCLI 5.1 R2 released



PowerShell Resources:



Automate your SDRS Anti-Affinity rules
http://www.lucd.info/2013/01/21/automate-your-sdrs-anti-affinity-rules/

Scheduling Update-Help for PowerShell v3
http://richardspowershellblog.wordpress.com/2013/01/15/updating-help-on-powershell-v3/



PowerShell Tip



Add a Parameter to Multiple Parameter Sets in PowerShell
http://www.jonathanmedd.net/2013/01/add-a-parameter-to-multiple-parameter-sets-in-powershell.html

Writing PowerShell Code on OS X using Sublime
 - Community Project to help fix PowerShell v3 Syntax https://bitbucket.org/Jaykul/sublimepowershell/

http://www.jonathanmedd.net/2013/03/writing-powershell-code-on-os-x-using-sublime.html



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