PowerScripting Podcast
A Podcast for people learning and using Windows PowerShell

Trevor Sullivan on working with WMI events in PowerShell

Direct download: PSPodcast-134.mp3
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Shane Hoey on building user group communities

Direct download: PSPodcast-133.mp3
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Aaron Nelson on the PASS Summit

Direct download: PSPodcast-132.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:59pm EDT

Sean Kearney, Canadian PowerShell Evangelist Extraordinaire

Direct download: PSPodcast-131.mp3
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Tonight we have a "core-show" with plenty of news, tips, and resources

Direct download: PSPodcast-130.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:54pm EDT

Dave Kennedy on ethical hacking using PowerShell

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News

Execute commands and scripts from anywhere including the office and remote locations, as well as from a Web browser or smart phone with PowerGUI Pro from Quest Software. With the MobileShell feature, administrators can quickly run commands to troubleshoot problems or make changes, even when away from your desk! This gives teams more flexibility to work remotely while traveling, and to leverage admins from other offices in case of an emergency.

·         Execute queries remotely to determine if services or processes are running

·         Restart services, processes, or entire servers

·         Check mailbox settings

·         Unlock user accounts

·         Reset passwords

·         Run custom scripts

Visit quest.com/powerguipro and see why PowerShell and Quest PowerGUI are the ultimate Windows management tools.

 

Interview

Our interview is brought to you by SAPIEN Technologies, makers of PrimalScript and PrimalForms.

 

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Chatroom Buzz

 

  • <AaronHoover> ## favorite linux distros?
    • Backtrack/ubuntu
  • <toenuff> ## Scripting language/Programming language history
    • Python
  • <c0gito_ergo_sum> ## how about how SET came to be?
  • <c0gito_ergo_sum> ### what did you develope for backtrack?
  • <stuwee-1> Q: how simular do you see python and psh?
  • <infosec208> ## this sounds like a n00b question probably, but has dave used python 3 or stuck with python 2.x? i've struggled with the ctypes he mentioned with 3.x.
  • <stuwee-1> Q: do you use psh automation scripts to do system tests?
  • <AaronHoover> ## would you say most networks are turtle shells?
  • <AaronHoover> ## thoughts on Certified Ethical Hacker cert?
  • <c0gito_ergo_sum> ### great description on what the tool is and some backround on it but did you just say one day "hey i want to be able to do something like this automaticaly" or was it someone who wanted the tool?
  • <PenPerk> CISSP = if you didn't know how to secure a machine before the cert.. you still don't after..
  • <AaronHoover> ## best ways to sell security to decision makers? Opportunity cost?  Disaster scenarios?
  • <infosec208> ## how has dave used powershell in a test? i have not listened to his defcon talk. i can see where powershell can be handy since it's almost on every server. like wmi via powershell?
  • <stuwee-1> Q: is a recorded session or powerpoint slides available for posting in the notes from his defcon session
  • <toenuff> ## Have you looked at attacking winrm or did you play with remoting at all?
  • <Toshana> ##By a weak SA password are describing a brute force attack on the SA, to the SMO?
  • <AaronHoover> ## how often do new security tools come out? Or are there more updates to existing tools?
  • <stuwee-1> Q: How often is he using psh for testing?
  • <phat32> ## Q what resouces has Dave used to learn more about powershell scripting and how to use it? 
  • <AaronHoover-1> ## how 'powerful' is PS compared to linux/bash?
  • <toenuff> ## What did you not like in PowerShell when learning it?
  • <PenPerk> ## What would you do to secure powershell from people like you?
  • <toenuff> ## He's mentioned execution restriction policy twice... what makes them so weak?
  • <phat32> but flash can't see through....walls

 

 

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Resources

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Tips

 

 

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Direct download: PSPodcast-129.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:52pm EDT

Kirk Munro from Quest Software about PowerGUI Pro and the 2010 PowerPack Challenge!

Direct download: PSPodcast-128.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:47pm EDT

Matt Royer from Intel!

News

Execute commands and scripts from anywhere including the office and remote locations, as well as from a Web browser or smart phone with PowerGUI Pro from Quest Software. With the MobileShell feature, administrators can quickly run commands to troubleshoot problems or make changes, even when away from your desk! This gives teams more flexibility to work remotely while traveling, and to leverage admins from other offices in case of an emergency.

·         Execute queries remotely to determine if services or processes are running

·         Restart services, processes, or entire servers

·         Check mailbox settings

·         Unlock user accounts

·         Reset passwords

·         Run custom scripts

Visit quest.com/powerguipro and see why PowerShell and Quest PowerGUI are the ultimate Windows management tools.

Interview

Our interview is brought to you by SAPIEN Technologies, makers of PrimalScript and PrimalForms.

Links:

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Resources

This segment brought to you by ServerFault.com

 

Contest

If you would like to be entered to win a copy of Lee Holmes' PowerShell Cookbook, 2nd Ed., all you have to do is send in your PowerShell tips! We want to hear what YOU think is cool, or what you have in your profile, or some of your favorite one-liners! Send in your entries to feedback@powerscripting.net, and tell a friend! We have FIVE copies to give away. Contest ends October 7th, so send in your entry today!

Direct download: PSPodcast-127.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:54am EDT

Hal and Jon with news, tips and resources

Direct download: PSPodcast-126.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:23pm EDT

Lee Holmes from the PowerShell team!

Direct download: PSPodcast-125.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:49pm EDT

John Fullbright from NetApp

Direct download: PSPodcast-124.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:15am EDT

Cezar Ungureanasu and Thomas Lee on Office Communications Server

Direct download: PSPodcast-123.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:08am EDT

Don Jones on script editors, and more!

Direct download: PSPodcast-122.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:36pm EDT

Jay Dave, Program Manager at Microsoft about UAC and AppLocker

Direct download: PSPodcast-121.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:41pm EDT

Alex Riedel from SAPIEN about PrimalScript and Visual PowerShell!

Direct download: PSPodcast-120.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:54pm EDT

Adam Driscoll on PowerGUI Visual Studio Extensions

Direct download: PSPodcast-119.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:36pm EDT

James Hamilton of Microsoft and MVP Thomas Lee on using PowerShell on the Hotmail Team

Direct download: PSPodcast-118.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:27pm EDT

A group PowerShell discussion Hal recorded at CodeStock 2010.

Direct download: PSPodcast-Extra2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:41pm EDT

Hal recorded a podcast in front of a live audience at CodeStock 2010

Direct download: PSPodcast-Extra.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:24pm EDT

Jeffrey Snover, Ed Wilson, and Bartek Bielawski, winner of the Scripting Games chat-with-Snover contest!

Direct download: PSPodcast-117.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:18am EDT

John Robbins on Debugging!

Direct download: PSPodcast-116.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:05am EDT

Glenn Sizemore on TechEd 2010

Direct download: PSPodcast-115.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:54pm EDT

Ryan Dunn on managing Azure with PowerShell!

Direct download: PSPodcast-114.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:57pm EDT

Tonight we talk to Brandon Shell about Citrix!
Direct download: PSPodcast-113.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:14pm EDT

Ed Wilson and Joel Bennett for a Scripting Games roundup!
Direct download: PSPodcast-112.mp3
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Buck Woody from Microsoft about SQL Server and PowerShell.
Direct download: PSPodcast-111.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:06pm EDT

Windows Server Core discussion with Andrew Mason from Microsoft
Direct download: PSPodcast-110.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:01pm EDT

A great panel discussion with tons of experts
Direct download: PSPodcast-109.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:33pm EDT

Gary LaPointe on SharePoint 2010
Direct download: PSPodcast-108.mp3
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Ben and Brian from PowerWF about PowerWF v2!
Direct download: PSPodcast-107.mp3
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Chad Miller on SQL PSX
Direct download: PSPodcast-106.mp3
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Keith Hill & Oisin Grehan on PSCX 2.0
Direct download: PSPodcast-105.mp3
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Keith Garner from the Xtreme Consulting Group on MDT 2010
Direct download: PSPodcast-104.mp3
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Brandon Shell and Oisin Grehan
Direct download: PSPodcast-103.mp3
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James Brundage from Microsoft
Direct download: PSPodcast-102.mp3
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Matthew Giles from Connect-SMART
Direct download: PSPodcast-101.mp3
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Quest Software on Mobileshell and PowerGUI Pro and your tips!
Direct download: PSPodcast-100.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:59pm EDT

Shannon Ma on configuration management
Direct download: PSPodcast-099.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:17am EDT

Tonight on the we talk to Steven Murawski about PowerShellCommunity.org and debugging PowerShell

Direct download: PSPodcast-098.mp3
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Tonight  we talk to Premier Field Engineer Clint Huffman

Direct download: PSPodcast-097.mp3
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