Category Archives: Powershell

  1. #PowershellBasics: The WHERE clause

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    November 9, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    Sometimes when you are trying to figure something out you run across something really interesting. In this case I discovered …
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  2. #PowershellBasics: Select the columns in the output.

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    November 4, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    After my post last week on sorting the list, I now have a list of files, sorted in the right …
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  3. #PowershellBasics: Sort a list


    October 26, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    In my last post I grabbed a file list but I really need it sorted alphabetically. Now, I’ve been a …
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  4. #PowershellBasics: Get a list of files from a directory.


    October 21, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’ve got a project I’m working on at the moment and it includes a number of elements from my recent …
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  5. #PowershellBasics: Adding data to a string using subexpressions.


    October 14, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’m working on a project right now where I want to add the date/time to the end of a filename. …
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  6. #PowershellBasics: Bulk insert.

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    September 21, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    In my last post I talked about invoke-sqlcmd. It’s a nice easy way to run a query or a .sql …
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  7. #PowershellBasics: Finding a common AD group for a set of users.


    June 17, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    A while back (almost 7 years 😲) I wrote a post on finding the common AD groups of a set …
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  8. #PowershellBasics: Writing to the screen


    May 20, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    Writing to the screen is a really basic debugging technique. That said, since I’m really new with Powershell this is …
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  9. #PowershellBasics: Comments and comment based help


    May 13, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’ve talked about SQL Server comments before and how important they are. In PowerShell comments are important for all the …
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  10. #PowershellBasics: Setting a variable vs a comparison.


    April 27, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    In SQL Server both the set and equality functions are handled by the equals sign (=). For example: Set Equality …
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