A Quick first look at all the PowerShell 3.0 Cmdlets. PowerShell 3.0 comes with 25 new Cmdlets, and only a handful have aliases. If you would like to checkout PowerShell 3.0, download the Windows 8 Developer Preview here. Have fun!
Ever want to send an email with PowerShell? Well now you can! Simply add the code below to the end of a PowerShell script. PowerShell will then use the Net.Mail.SmtpClient object to send the email. That’s it! Don’t forget to but in your appropriate information.
Microsoft has a number of server roles that come in all shapes and sizes. Today however, we will be installing the server role IIS 7.5 on a Windows Server 2008 R2 server. With IIS 7.5, Microsoft has gone modular. Meaning you can add or remove individual modules that are required for a specific function.
The cloud has turned dark tonight, and Microsoft has been its victim. Reports are flooding in on news sites, and twitter about users not being able to access their mail. At this time, it is unclear how widespread the outage is, but as of right now Hotmail.com, MSN.com, and Office 365 are down.
The .NET framework is like a manure spreader. It’s useful, makes dirty jobs easier for humans to deal with, is necessary for productivity and is also capable of hurling an enormous amount of crap all over everything. If you’ve had to deal with Windows clients for very long, I guarantee that you’ve had issues with installing and managing updates, patches and service packs for the .NET framework. That also includes ASP.NET patches.