PowerScripting Podcast
A Podcast for people learning and using Windows PowerShell

Guest – Ed Wilson

News

Interview

Chatroom Highlights

<halr9000> hey @channel we are recording with Ed Wilson RIGHT NOW! live.powerscripting.net http://live.powerscripting.net

<halr9000> http://www.amazon.com/Ed%20Wilson/e/B001ILFMZ8/ref=la_B001ILFMZ8_st?rh=n%3A283155%2Cp_82%3AB001ILFMZ8&qid=1447259328&sort=date-desc-rank

<halr9000> http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2015/10/15/now-available-windows-powershell-step-by-step-third-edition.aspx

<halr9000> http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2015/08/27/working-with-enums-in-powershell-5.aspx

<jaykul> https://github.com/PoshCode/CodeFlow <-- Expand-Alias YourScript.ps1

<halr9000> e.g. http://poshcode.org/549

<halr9000> http://poshcode.org/?lang=&q=get-parameter

<halr9000> https://www.powershellgallery.com/

<jaykul> No worries, my Expand-Alias is something I wrote over 7 years ago :wink: http://poshcode.org/452

<jonathanweinberg> @halr9000: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn919655.aspx conditional access

<jonwalz> https://info.microsoft.com/rs/157-GQE-382/images/EN-CNTNT-Whitepaper-OMSQuickStartGuide.pdf?wt.mc_id=mkto_EM63046A1LA1&ls=email&mkt_tok=3RkMMJWWfF9wsRolva%2FOdO%2FhmjTEU5z17%2BsrWKe3i4kz2EFye%2BLIHETpodcMSsFiMb%2FYDBceEJhqyQJxPr3EKdcN3cR4RhLqCg%3D%3D

<jonwalz> http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/server-cloud/operations-management-suite/overview.aspx

<<@UNJM7|jonwalz>> jonwalz uploaded a file: Pasted image at 2015-11-11, 10:43 PM https://powershell.slack.com/files/jonwalz/F0EBMAVHB/pasted_image_at_2015_11_11_10_43_pm.png

<halr9000> here's my OMS screen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZ27C5QcKUY

<halr9000> about to put this in a slide deck https://steeshes.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/dick-in-a-box-mustache.jpg?w=640

 

Question

  • Biggest Challenge: Being a smartass
Direct download: PSPodcast-310.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:16pm EST

Matt Wrock from Chef talking about Vagrant and Packer

Interview

Chatroom Highlights

<jonwalz> https://5dcced1cd0caf88a61b2bd21edcde61ad16c14ab.googledrive.com/host/0B-5toLgmn9xAZDdUeFhXNXRjdGc/Live.html

<jonwalz> or https://www.youtube.com/user/PowerScriptingLive

<halr9000> http://www.hurryupandwait.io/blog/a-packer-template-for-windows-nano-server-weighing-300mb

<halr9000> Vagrant: www.vagrantup.com http://www.vagrantup.com

<joshduffney> https://youtu.be/aUew6WauUsI?list=PL6TwUbrFsOuOKwGdoAOv1MHOrKwELMdyL

<jonwalz> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7y4dg0vFnM&list=PLfeA8kIs7CodimM6hjMqE13xHTPQUB8Pf&index=31

<halr9000> http://www.infoworld.com/article/2987441/devops/hashicorp-meet-otto-the-new-vagrant.html

<halr9000> https://nomadproject.io/

<halr9000> it's never too soon to recycle this: http://blog.circleci.com/its-the-future/

<halr9000> this might be it: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/virtual_pc_guy/archive/2015/09/08/running-hyper-v-on-nano-in-windows-server-2016-tp3.aspx

<jonwalz> This has more detail @migreene  - http://www.hurryupandwait.io/blog/a-packer-template-for-windows-nano-server-weighing-300mb

<looney13> https://github.com/dotnet

<gpduck> maybe somewhere here? https://github.com/dotnet/coreclr/tree/master/Documentation

Question

  • First Computer - Original IBM PC/Atari 800
Direct download: PSPodcast-309.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:04pm EST

In This Episode

Guest – Bryan Matthew from Microsoft

 

Interview

 

Chatroom Highlights

<halr9000> https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/Hh831739.aspx

<halr9000> http://blogs.msdn.com/b/clustering/archive/2013/12/02/10473247.aspx

<halr9000> https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/Hh848060(v=VS.85).aspx

<looney13> http://blogs.technet.com/b/askpfeplat/archive/2013/01/02/windows-server-2012-does-refs-replace-ntfs-when-should-i-use-it.aspx

<halr9000> https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/%5Clibrary/Hh848705(v=WPS.630).aspx

<jonwalz> https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/%5Clibrary/Hh848705(v=WPS.630).aspx

<halr9000> http://aka.ms/spacesautomationguide

<looney13> http://blogs.technet.com/b/askpfeplat/archive/2013/01/02/windows-server-2012-does-refs-replace-ntfs-when-should-i-use-it.aspx

<halr9000> https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/Dn387076.aspx

 

<mwjcomputing> ## What is not covered by the primitives?

<stuwee> ### And what does REFS stand for again?

<mwjcomputing> ## So what about replacing large Exchange / SQL drives with REFS? That a use case?

<stuwee> ### What does REFRS lack  (if any) compared to NTFS today?

<stuwee> ### are there any special hardware requirements for REFS?

<stuwee> ## what is the expected ship date of 2016

Question

  • Superpower - flight
Direct download: PSPodcast-308.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:32pm EST

In This Episode

Guest –  MVP Eric Courville

Interview

 

Chatroom Highlights

<jonwalz> https://slack.com/

<jonwalz> https://powershell.slack.com

<jonwalz> or maybe it's slack.poshcode.org http://slack.poshcode.org

<pscookiemonster> hit that latter link later ( http://slack.poshcode.org/ ) - you sign up there, it invites you the community

<bmwinstead> its slack.poshcode.org http://slack.poshcode.org for the invite

<halr9000> http://powershell.org/wp/2014/05/14/episode-269-powerscripting-podcast-u-s-powershell-summit-recap/

<halr9000> https://www.trustedsec.com/podcast/

<halr9000> http://talkpython.fm/

<halr9000> http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2015/08/containers-come-to-windows-with-new-windows-server-2016-beta/

<halr9000> https://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/announcing-windows-server-2016-containers-preview

<halr9000> http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/liveevents/what-s-new-in-windows-server-2016-preview-jump-start

<halr9000> https://blog.docker.com/2015/08/tp-docker-engine-windows-server-2016/

<halr9000> http://powershell.org/wp/2015/07/22/episode-304-powerscripting-podcast-ben-armstrong-from-microsoft-on-windows-containers/

<halr9000> https://mesosphere.com/

<halr9000> http://kubernetes.io/

<halr9000> https://www.heroku.com/

<halr9000> https://www.cloudfoundry.org/

<halr9000> https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/getfile/657722

<halr9000> http://www.thomasmaurer.ch/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Windows-10-Task-View.png

<halr9000> http://www.powershellmagazine.com/2014/09/09/using-the-convertfrom-string-cmdlet-to-parse-structured-text/

<hdms> oops :wink: http://dougfinke.com/blog/powershell-v5-0-convertfrom-string-buddy/

<jonwalz> If you want to learn about classes you should watch this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkwyhUc-xRQ

<halr9000> http://www.meetup.com/Northern-California-Powershell-User-Group/

<halr9000> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Instruments_TI-99/4A

<halr9000> http://geek-whisperers.com/2015/04/succeeding-by-knowing-your-customers-with-rachel-perkins-ep-83/

<jonwalz> https://www.zoom-na.com/products/field-video-recording/field-recording/zoom-h5-handy-recorder

<AlexTeachesTech> http://tascam.com/product/hs-p82/

 

Question

  • First Computer - Some model of Texas Instruments computer
Direct download: PSPodcast-307.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:43pm EST

Rob “Barkz” Barker from Pure Storage

 

Interview

 

Chatroom Highlights

 

<halr9000> http://www.purestorage.com/blog/author/barkz/

<halr9000> http://www.purestorage.com/blog/announcing-the-new-pure-storage-powershell-sdk/

<halr9000> https://github.com/barkz/PureStoragePowerShellToolkit

<halr9000> http://www.powershellgallery.com/

<halr9000> http://www.purestorage.com/blog/getting-started-with-the-pure-storage-python-toolkit/

<halr9000> https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.net.httpwebrequest(v=vs.110).aspx

<halr9000> apropos of nothing: https://kitematic.com/

<halr9000> http://www.purepowershellguy.com/

<<@UPLLB|halr9000>> halr9000 uploaded a file: A million! https://powershell.slack.com/files/halr9000/F0842DD0R/11694774_10153405387861278_7797248343927230277_n.png

<<@UPSHF|herschelle42>> herschelle42 uploaded a file: Snover VMWorld Session https://powershell.slack.com/files/herschelle42/F0842L5K3/pasted_image_at_2015_07_24_12_30_pm.png

<halr9000> https://twitter.com/ferventcoder

<tkr> iex (new-object net.webclient).downloadstring('https://get.scoop.sh')

<jaykul> Hey, would anyone care about a file system provider that can handle long file paths? https://github.com/Jaykul/Pash/tree/AlphaFS.FileSystemProvider

<jaykul> https://github.com/Jaykul/Pash/tree/AlphaFS.FileSystemProvider/Source/Alphaleonis.Win32.FilesystemProvider



Question

 

  • Superhero - AntMan

Direct download: PSPodcast-306.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:25pm EST

Josh Atwell from Solidfire

 

Interview

 

Chatroom Highlights

<sp> <pscookiemonster> powershell.slack.com http://powershell.slack.com

<sp> <halr9000> https://powershell.slack.com/

<sp> <halr9000> http://www.solidfire.com/blog/elements-of-solidfire-podcast-ep-7-hal-rottenberg-splunk-on-powershell/

<sp> <halr9000> http://www.amazon.com/Josh-Atwell/e/B00F54LL72/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1437097909&sr=8-2-ent

<sp> <halr9000> http://www.amazon.com/DevOps-VMware-Administrators-Press-Technology/dp/0133846474/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8

<sp> <halr9000> http://vupaas.com/

<sp> <halr9000> figured it out http://www.rolls.com/pdf/M_MS111.pdf

<sp> <halr9000> http://vupaas.com/

<sp> <halr9000> http://www.solidfire.com/storage-system/automated-management/

<sp> <halr9000> https://github.com/solidfire

<sp> <halr9000> joshatwell: he writes his powershell from a mac! https://github.com/solidfire/PowerShell/blob/master/.DS_Store

<sp> <jonwalz> http://www.vtesseract.com/

<sp> <halr9000> http://www.amazon.com/Martian-Andy-Weir/dp/0553418025/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1437100859&sr=1-1&keywords=the+martian

<sp> <halr9000> http://www.thecloudcast.net/2015/06/the-cloudcast-193-andy-weir-author-of.html

<sp> <halr9000> another book to read: http://www.amazon.com/Seveneves-Novel-Neal-Stephenson/dp/0062190377/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1437100957&sr=1-1&keywords=seveneves

<sp> <pscookiemonster> ## for whenever it's convenient... Any idea what factors helped persuade SolidFire to buy into building an official PowerShell module?

<sp> <halr9000> ## why is multi-tenant so important for a storage system?

<sp> <halr9000> ## it's flash‚ how could you run out of IOPS?

 

Question

 

  • Mission to Mars - iPad

Direct download: PSPodcast-305.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:24pm EST

In This Episode

Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Ben Armstrong from Microsoft about Containers

 

Interview

 

Chatroom Highlights

<pscookiemonster> VirtualPCGuy - https://slack.poshcode.org if you want to join the more modern side of the chat : )

<halr9000> http://snag.gy/d2iJM.jpg

<halr9000> http://powershell.org/wp/2013/05/02/episode-226-the-virtual-pc-guy-ben-armstrong-talks-virtualization-and-powershell/

<halr9000> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DESQview

<halr9000> http://blogs.technet.com/b/virtualization/archive/2015/05/14/powershell-direct-running-powershell-inside-a-virtual-machine-from-the-hyper-v-host.aspx

<MikeFRobbins> PowerShell Direct Running PowerShell inside a virtual machine from the Hyper-V host http://blogs.technet.com/b/virtualization/archive/2015/05/14/powershell-direct-running-powershell-inside-a-virtual-machine-from-the-hyper-v-host.aspx

<StephenOwen> https://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedbackdetail/view/1473625/hyper-v-vm-backups-force-the-user-to-use-an-old-exe-no-powershell

<halr9000> http://blogs.technet.com/b/virtualization/

<halr9000> https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/virtualization/windowscontainers.aspx

<StephenOwen> https://imgflip.com/i/nez38

 

Question

  • First Computer - Commodore 64

Thanks to Stephen Owen for this expertly timed meme drop!

nez38

Direct download: PSPodcast-304.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:55pm EST

Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Andrew Mason from Microsoft about Nano Server

Interview

Chatroom Highlights

<MikeFRobbins> ## Will Nano server be an installation option like Server Core or will it be a completely different SKU?

<organicit> ## are 3rd parties doing a better job of supporting core and nano?  They have been my biggest hindrance for running it in my Enterprise

<sp> <suwee> ## Will Nano support PowerShell?

<organicit> ## is there Open Stack integration?

<sp> <halr9000> ## density

<MikeFRobbins> ## Any plans to support nano on Rasberry Pi 2?

<sp> <suwee> ## The hardware that you are running Windows Server on today, will it support running Nano Server tomorrow?

<MikeFRobbins> ## Can I use OneGet on nano? (packagemanagement module)

<halr9000> http://blogs.technet.com/b/nanoserver/archive/2015/06/16/powershell-script-to-build-your-nano-server-image.aspx

<halr9000> https://channel9.msdn.com/Search?term=nano#ch9Search&lang-en=en

<halr9000> https://windowsserver.uservoice.com/forums/295068-nano-server

<halr9000> https://channel9.msdn.com/Series/Nano-Server-Team/Remote-Server-Management-Tools-on-Nano-Server

<davewyatt> random off-topic link to end the show:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w81g199L8YA

<migreene> That reminds me, Charles Joy can now answer the super hero question by saying he would be his comic self:  https://twitter.com/thanosrules/status/611554534091980800

Question

  • Superhero - Superman
Direct download: PSPodcast-303.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:28pm EST

Operations Manager MVP Scott Moss

Direct download: PSPodcast-302.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:08pm EST

PowerShell MVP Jeff Wouters

Direct download: PSPodcast-301.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:20pm EST