Benp's Guide to Stuff

Use PowerShell to Patch VHD and WIM Image Files

Hi Everyone I’ve written an  article for the The Scripting Guy blog on how to use PowerShell to...

Author: benp Date: 11/15/2010

How To Figure Out Which Processes are Generating Disk IO in Windows 7

This article is a step by step guide on how to identify how much data each process is writing to...

Author: benp Date: 08/19/2010

Hyper-V Best Practice Analyzer - What does it check

Hi All Last month we released the Hyper-V Best Practice Analyser. I was interested to see what...

Author: benp Date: 05/13/2010

PowerShell Resources

Hi All I`m regularly asked what resources I would recommend to people who want to develop their...

Author: benp Date: 12/02/2009

Managing Large Infrastructures with PowerShell v2

Hi All I had the pleasure of speaking at Tech Ed EMEA this year on the subject "Managing Large...

Author: benp Date: 01/06/2009

Interview with me on the Get-Scripting Blog

Hi All I met Jonathan Medd at Tech Ed EMEA this year and he kindly invited me to be interviewed for...

Author: benp Date: 01/06/2009

Scripting Hyper-V with WMI and PowerShell: Part 1 – Introduction + Querying State

Scripting Hyper-V with WMI and PowerShell Part 1 – Introduction + Querying State Introduction When...

Author: benp Date: 08/11/2008

Inteverview with me on Technet Edge

Hi All I got kidnapped by the Tech Net Edge guys whilst I was at Tech Ed the other week, and...

Author: benp Date: 06/23/2008

How to Configure a Server Core Domain Controller: Vanilla to First DC in a Forest

Hi All Sometimes you just want a new Domain created quickly for a bit of testing. Given that Windows...

Author: benp Date: 06/20/2008

Tech Ed 2008 - Demo 5 - Administering Failover Clustering

Finally, here is the last demo. Demo 5 – Administering Failover Clustering I have already written a...

Author: benp Date: 06/12/2008

Tech Ed 2008 - Demo 4 - Administering Hyper-V

So here is Demo 4 – Administering Hyper-V I am planning to put more posts on my blog, looking at...

Author: benp Date: 06/12/2008

Tech Ed 2008 - Demo 3 - How do I Know Which Classes to Use

Ola Demo 3 – How Do I Know Which Classes to Use In this demo I firstly used WMI Browser, which...

Author: benp Date: 06/12/2008

Tech Ed 2008 - Demo 2 - Administering Servers in Bulk

Bonjour Bonjour It’s time for Demo 2 – Administering Servers in Bulk. I’ve attached the 4 scripts...

Author: benp Date: 06/12/2008

Tech Ed 2008 - Demo 1 - Administering Windows

Hello Again Well I’ve delivered my session “Windows, PowerShell and WMI: Unveiling Microsoft’s Best...

Author: benp Date: 06/12/2008

Listing WMI Namespaces installed on a host

Ladies and Gents Many months ago I posted a script on how to search a namespace for different...

Author: benp Date: 01/29/2008

PowerShell To Be Added to Common Engineering Criteria

Hi All Some of you may of heard about this already, but it's recently been announced that PowerShell...

Author: benp Date: 11/23/2007

Intro to SCVMM

Hi All I had the pleasure of presenting a joint session at the PowerShell UK User Group this week. I...

Author: benp Date: 11/22/2007

Vista Event Logs and PowerShell

Hello Everybody Sorry for the huge delay in posting anything, I promise I will never leave it so...

Author: benp Date: 10/30/2007

Scripting Virtual Server with PowerShell - Create-ChildVM.ps1

Hello I hate writing up scripts. Writing the scripts themselves is great, it’s just explaining them...

Author: benp Date: 07/19/2007

Scripting Virtual Server with PowerShell - CAP-ISO.ps1

Hello Everyone As promised, attached is the first fo the demo scripts that I used at the “Scripting...

Author: benp Date: 07/17/2007

Scripting Virtual Server with PowerShell

Bonjour Bonjour Last night I was kindly invited to speak at the PowerShell UK User Group meeting....

Author: benp Date: 07/13/2007

Searching WMI

Ladies and Gents A lot people have been asking me: “How do I know if there is a WMI provider for...

Author: benp Date: 06/15/2007

Tech-Ed 2007 - Top 5 PowerShell Questions

Ladies + Gents This week I have had the privilege of working at TechEd 2007. I’ve been on the...

Author: benp Date: 06/07/2007

Clustering Best Practices: Using PowerShell to Check Hotfix Compliance

So Guys + Gals As well as writing PowerShell scripts and running a PowerShell course here in the UK,...

Author: benp Date: 05/15/2007

Creating an AD Shell

Hello Again This is my third post in the Active Directory and PowerShell series. In this post I want...

Author: benp Date: 04/10/2007

Searching the Active Directory with PowerShell

Hello world It’s time for my second post and I thought I would talk about searching the active...

Author: benp Date: 03/26/2007

Benp’s Basic Guide to Managing Active Directory Objects with PowerShell

Guys + Gals So here is my first post! How exciting! The last few weeks I have been writing a private...

Author: benp Date: 03/05/2007

Welcome One and All

Guys + Gals Welcome to Benp’s Guide to Stuff. This is my forum to post information that hopefully...

Author: benp Date: 02/28/2007