When mounting VHD files on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 using Diskpart, we always find it difficult to see the newly added drive letter. This trick using WMI events helps you get the newly added drive letter.
Bangalore IT Pro is one of the most active Microsoft user groups in India and a recipient of best IT Pro user group award from Microsoft (4 times in a row!). This user group has more than 5000 members and is celebrating it’s 7th anniversary on January 7th, 2012. I am proud to be one of the leads of this user group.
I finished my session on “Windows PowerShell 3.0 – A first look” this evening at VTD (online event). These are the slides I used for this session.
I came across this question on StackOverflow yesterday. The question was about finding the version details of a specific DLL from a list of remote computers. There are multiple ways to achieve this. The most easiest one would be to use PowerShell Remoting. This was my first answer to that question.
I will be speaking at the Microsoft Virtual TechDays (online) event this month. My session is on Windows PowerShell 3.0. With the recent release of PowerShell 3.0 CTP2, there are quite a few things I can demo and I am really looking forward to this event.
I wrote a post on PowerShell Magazine that gave details on different changes and improvements to PowerShell ISE in version 3.0. This was written when CTP1 was released. Now that CTP2 is available, I will update the post on PSMag soon.
Meanwhile, if you are an ISE lover like me, you will love the following changes to ISE in CTP #2.
The Windows PowerShell team announced the availability of WMF 3.0 CTP2. Windows Management Framework 3.0 CTP2 makes some updated management functionality available to be installed on Windows 7 SP1 & Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Windows Management Framework 3.0 contains Windows PowerShell 3.0, WMI & WinRM.
Packt just announced the availability of Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and Windows PowerShell 2.0: Expert Cookbook book by Yaroslav Pentsarskyy. I was one of the tech reviewers of this book. I really enjoyed reviewing this content and learnt quite a few new things on using PowerShell for SharePoint administration tasks.