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New features introduced in Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview September 2014

New features introduced in Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview September 2014

Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview September 2014 was released on September 4. An overview of new features added since the May 2014 Preview is listed in the announcement on the… Read more »

Book: Announcing Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration Revealed

Book: Announcing Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration Revealed

If you have followed my posts here and/or heard me speaking in the last 6 to 8 months, I have been mostly focusing on Desired State Configuration. At the same… Read more »

OMI and NetworkSwitch module

OMI and NetworkSwitch module

One of the first tasks I used PowerShell for was related to Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI). I had heard about WMI before I started my adventure with PowerShell, but never tried… Read more »

New feature in Pester 3.0:  Code Coverage metrics

New feature in Pester 3.0: Code Coverage metrics

Introduction I have a confession to make… I don’t actually practice TDD or BDD yet. I see the value of having unit tests, but I’ve been writing scripts for so many… Read more »

Managing PCIe SSD devices in VMware ESXi by using PowerCLI cmdlets

Managing PCIe SSD devices in VMware ESXi by using PowerCLI cmdlets

PCIe Solid State Disk (SSD) devices provides higher IOPS and great sequential read/write speeds. These devices need to be configured before they can be used for Virtual Machine (VM) storage. In… Read more »

Running commands as another user using DSC script resource

Running commands as another user using DSC script resource

A while ago, I received an email from a reader who wanted to run a few Exchange PowerShell cmdlets using DSC. DSC runs as SYSTEM and using Exchange cmdlets will… Read more »

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