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Powershell to copy data from CSV to Excel

I had a request to take data from a CSV file that was being automatically downloaded and copy a section of the data into an existing spreadsheet. 390 more words


vRealize Orchestrator and Site Recovery Manager – The Missing Parts (or how to hack SOAP APIs to get what you want)

vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) forms the backbone of vRealize Automation (vRA), and provides the XaaS (Anything-as-a-Service) functionality for this product. vRO has plugins for a number of technologies; both those made by VMware, and those which are not. 2,158 more words


PowerShell Open Sourced and Available on Linux and MacOS

No joke here. It was announced today at 11:14am (fun fact: this is when PowerShell V1 was released which was on November 14th, 2006… 665 more words


Viewing Net Sessions using PowerShell and PInvoke

We are all used to view net sessions on a local or remote system by calling net session to see what clients are connected to another system such as a file server or even a domain controller. 893 more words


Creating Shortcuts on Redirected Read-Only Desktops

Recently, I had a customer request that their RDS servers have the desktop locked down. They didn’t want users to make any changes to the desktops. 1,029 more words


Connection State Announcer

I’ve been having some very annoying problems with my home broadband where the connection keeps dropping every few minutes. I wrote this quick script to monitor a site on the internet and tell me when it can’t be reached anymore, but it has plenty of other uses. 317 more words


Speaking at Omaha PowerShell User Group on PowerShell Runspaces

For those of you around the Omaha/Lincoln area, you can catch me tomorrow night speaking at the Omaha PowerShell User group where I will be talking about PowerShell runspaces and how you can use them for multithreading with your commands as well as demoing my module, … 46 more words