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Out-Clipboard: Creating an alias persistent

In this tutorial we will create an alias on an external command, then ensure that the alias is when we leave and re-launching PowerShell. Take the example of the tutorial on sending ...

Balance Datastores Powershell Script

#Parameter- Name of the VMware cluster to work in param($cluster) Write-Output “`n$(Get-Date)- Script started`n” # Validate parameter input $IsClusterNameInvalid = $true Get-Cluster ...

Install Windows Updates using Windows PowerShell

In most domains Windows Update are controlled by Group Policy and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). For client computers, it`s common to download and install updates automatically. ...

PowerShell Tutorial – Loops (For, ForEach, While, Do-While, Do-Until)

Loops are an essential construct in any programming language as they enable a block of code to be repeatedly executed. This can be useful for iterating through items in an object or ...

Powershell Security

• Execution policy: – Restricted : Interactive shell only, no scripts, only signed config files – Allsigned: requires digital signatures (verisign or selfsigned(makecert)) – ...

PowerShell profiles in Windows Server 2008 R2

Profiles A PowerShell profile is a saved collection of settings for customizing the PowerShell environment. There are four types of profiles, loaded in a specific order each time PowerShell ...

Using PowerShell ISE and alias cmdlets

PowerShell ISE Another new feature that was introduced in PowerShell 2.0 is called the Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE). The ISE, as shown in Figure 21.1, is a Windows Presentation ...

PowerShell remoting in Windows Server 2008 R2

Remoting With PowerShell 1.0, one of its major disadvantages was the lack of an interface to execute commands on a remote machine. Granted, you could use Windows Management Instrumentation ...

PowerShell commands in Windows Server 2008 R2

Shells are a necessity in using operating systems. They give the ability to execute arbitrary commands as a user and the ability to traverse the file system. Anybody who has used a ...

How to use WMI with Windows PowerShell scripts

Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) is one of those tools that can change your proverbial life. But while it’s been around since the early 90s, the adoption of WMI has been ...