#PowerShell Weekly 20150831 – The Best New PowerShell Content of the Week

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Here is a roundup of PowerShell content from this past week ordered by their social sharing volume.  I gather the most shared PowerShell content in Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

“Collecting Performance Counters with PowerShell”
Can I use PowerShell to collect system performance data without using Perfmon?

Publish date: 8/26/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
18 26 5 7

“SysAdmin Magazine Special Edition: PowerShell”
The September issue of “SysAdmin Magazine” is a special edition completely focused on the puzzles you can solve with PowerShell scripting. This is a great chance to find out what PowerShell is and where to use it, and – more importantly – to get in-depth technical advice from industry luminaries: PowerShell MVP Adam Bertram and Windows security expert Russell Smith. Try to apply their scripts and see it for yourself: your job is going to become a tad easier.

Publish date: 8/31/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
18 5 67 1

“Block PowerShell from Launching via Office Macros and Scripts”
We were recently asked by a customer how to block PowerShell from launching via macros embedded in MS Office files (xlx, doc, ppt, etc.). I did some research and found a handy tool for creating a bad Excel document that would launch PowerShell from a macro and connect back to my Kali box.

Publish date: 8/31/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
6 4 30 0

“Ravello PowerShell Module – LucD notes”
The first time I heard about Ravello Systems and their solution was way back in August 2013. Through pointers in blogs posts by Duncan (here) and William (here), I found an early research paper which explained what the HVX platform was all about. Needless to say I was very interested !

Publish date: 8/28/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
21 9 3 1

“PowerShell Profile Tricks for Better VMware Management”
As an IT pro, we rely on scripts to manage our VMware environment, which helps us be more efficient throughout our work day. In this article, I’d like to share some PowerShell profile tricks that are specific to VMware. These are tricks that I use on a daily basis, which I think you’ll find helpful.

Publish date: 8/26/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
15 2 4 3

“How to open an elevated PowerShell prompt in Windows 10”
Of late, Windows 10 users who have been facing some problems, may have read a lot of time, run this or that command in PowerShell to fix this or that problem. While most of us are familiar with the Command Prompt and know how to run Command Prompt as an Administrator, not many seem to be knowing how to open an elevated PowerShell prompt. This, I gathered from the several comments I have been reading here  and at our forum. So today, I will show you how to open an elevated PowerShell prompt, and run it as an Administrator, in Windows 10.

Publish date: 8/31/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
6 6 0 3

“Automating Internet Explorer with PowerShell”
IE is dead to the world, but it’s still kickin’ in Windows 10. Here’s a great way to use the browser to automate some redundant tasks and score back some extra time.

Publish date: 8/26/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
1 5 0 1

“PowerShell: Using Get-ChildItem to Find Files by Date and Time”
As a sysadmin (system administrator), we often find ourselves needing to take inventory of the workstations and servers that we manage. We have all likely faced similar questions at some point in our careers.

Publish date: 8/25/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
2 2 0 1

“Manage Litigation Hold by using PowerShell – Office 365 – o365info.com”
Litigation Hold is an Exchange server future that enable us to “freeze” all the mail items that were deleted by user and keep this mail items in a hidden folder that can be accessed by the Exchange administrator.

Publish date: 8/30/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
1 1 1 0

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