Pipeline Power

Last week I came across a blog post that had a decent example using PowerShell and PowerCLI to get the disk location for all virtual machines. The posted code works and does display the information you might be after. $myVMs = get-vm foreach($vm in $myVMs){ $myDisks = @($vm | … Continue reading

Friday Fun What’s My Variable

I use scriptblocks quite a bit in my PowerShell work, often saved as variables. These are handy for commands you want to run again, but don't necessarily need to turn into permanent functions. $freec={(get-wmiobject win32_logicaldisk -filter "deviceid='c:'" -property … Continue reading

Friday Fun – Get Ranked Object

Earlier this week on Google Plus, Hal Rottenberg posted a PowerShell idea he had. His goal was to identify a group of objects that would be statistically significant. For example, given a collection of files, group the files by size but ranked by size so that you might have a group for the largest … Continue reading

Friday Fun – Get Number Object

You most likely know that I'm all about the object and the PowerShell pipeline. Everything in PowerShell is an object. Pipe something to Get-Member and you can discover all of the object's properties and methods (ie its members). Some objects, like strings, have many methods but very few … Continue reading