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Microsoft PowerShell is a powerful command-line shell and scripting language that was designed to give IT pros an easy way to orchestrate and automate common tasks. When paired with other Windows tools, PowerShell can help IT departments uniformly set user permissions, apply Group Policy Objects, provision new machines, and more.

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    PowerShell Beginner

    One preconception a lot of IT pros have about PowerShell is that it's some form of arcane sorcery. There's all the commands, a language that's unique unto itself, and scripts that sometimes seem li...

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    Aaron W (Spiceworks) • 3 years ago
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    PowerShell Beginner

    Struggling to get up to speed with PowerShell? Or maybe your game is a little weaker than it should be? No matter where you are, Spiceworks has you covered.  When Microsoft first unveiled PowerS...

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    Aaron W (Spiceworks) • 11 months ago
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    PowerShell Beginner

    I thought it would be helpful to start a series of how to do some basic things in Powershell. If you are interested in learning Powershell feel free to follow me because I'm going to try and write...

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    James for Microsoft • 3 years ago
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    PowerShell Beginner

    Since it was introduced in 2006, PowerShell has, in the words of Computerworld, "transformed the world of Windows administration from a point-and-click GUI to scripts that automate everything, as w...

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    Aaron W (Spiceworks) • 3 years ago
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    PowerShell Beginner

    During your day-to-day tasks, you may need to count the files in a folder on a Windows server or provide full statistics on how many files a folder or contains. This information helps you get bette...

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    Michael (Netwrix) • 1 month ago
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    PowerShell Beginner

    How many times has the communications director sent you a ticket asking who, exactly, is in the XXXXX group? Or who is in the XXXXX Distribution List? More often than not the helpdesk n00b will ope...

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    PowerShell Beginner

    IT pros often have to perform routine file management tasks such as finding data and then moving or deleting it. With manual methods, these tasks take up a lot of time, so you might want to automat...

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    Ryan (Netwrix) • 3 days ago
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    PowerShell Intermediate

    When I first started using PowerShell, I relied on the cmdlets that came with the Application, PowerShell, and/or the OS I was using. Writing my last PowerShell book (https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/...

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    tfl • 6 days ago
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    PowerShell Intermediate

    Anyone who manages a file storage has to keep track of the size of files to ensure there is always enough free space. Documents, photos, backups and other can quickly eat up your shared file resour...

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    Ryan (Netwrix) • 1 week ago
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    PowerShell Beginner

    A commonly asked question here is: "How Do I Learn PowerShell?".  This sticky post presents common responses to that question with pointers to more details. Please read this post, and look at the r...

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    tfl • 2 years ago
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    PowerShell Beginner

    A folder that contains sensitive data should not be getting new files without your knowledge. To stay informed about new files in important folders, you can make a point of manually executing a sim...

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    Ryan (Netwrix) • 2 weeks ago
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    PowerShell Intermediate

    Use powershell to automate the onboarding/offloading of employees (or students). This will vary from environment to environment. At my current employer (as of 10/2017) we are a K12 school district...

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    Cweb • 8 months ago
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