Category Archives: Scripting

A Prompt Response

Yesterday, fellow blogger and Powershell guru, Jeff Hicks posted an article about how to do some neat things with your Powershell prompt.  (You can find his article here.) To add to his entry, I would like to share how I … Continue reading

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Clearing Your Akamai CDN Cache with Powershell – Redux

About a year ago, I wrote an entry concerning clearing your Akamai Content using Powershell and the SOAP API they published then.  I have noticed that article has been getting some additional love recently.  Since it has surged in popularity, … Continue reading

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Check out my “Hey, Scripting Guy!” Blog Post

Today, the “Hey, Scripting Guy!” blog has featured an article that I wrote about using Powershell with Windows event logs.  Be sure to go check out the article at the link below. http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2013/06/20/how-to-use-powershell-to-write-to-event-logs.aspx

Posted in Event Logs, Scripting

Clearing Your Akamai Content Delivery Network Cache with Powershell

The API referenced in this article will expire on June 1, 2014.  Please click here to go to the updated article on this information. Recently, I had to do some work on a project with Akamai caching.  Part of that … Continue reading

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The Scripting Games are Coming, The Scripting Games are Coming, The Scripting Games are Coming!

I was not able to participate in the games last year, but I am very excited to try the new changes to the games this year, get involved, and maybe even learn some new things about Powershell. If you are … Continue reading

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Content Export in Sharepoint 2007

Sometimes, looking at an object model and all the options available can get you into trouble. This happened with me while trying to figure out how to export content from a Sharepoint publishing site.  I was hoping to download information … Continue reading

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Control Your ScreenSaver With Powershell

I was playing around with some system changes and thought it would be cool to be able to set the screen saver timeout on my machine.  Now, I know you can use the registry provider in Powershell to set the … Continue reading

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Sharepoint API exception in Powershell 2.0 on Windows 2003

This past week, I have had the need to work on changing the application pools in MOSS 2007.  One of the web applications I work with needed to be isolated to prevent it from affecting other web applications that run … Continue reading

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Querying Remote Servers for Information

While looking through questions in a forum, I found a question about a script to query server information.  The user had a decent start to the script, but also wanted to add some additional properties to include and wasn’t sure … Continue reading

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What…or How do you get something out of Powershell?

Time certainly has a way of getting away from you.  I didn’t realize that it had been about two months since my last post.  Things have been busy at work, recently, and I just haven’t had the time to post … Continue reading

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