We are pleased to announce that we are releasing the Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.1 today via the Microsoft download center. WMF 5.1 upgrades Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2 to the PowerShell, WMI, WinRM and SIL components that were released with Windows Server 2016 […]
Even if there’s still, as far as I know, no official release date for WMF 5.0 a new version of the preview is available since one week. Once again, this preview includes both stable and experimental features. WMF 5.0 Preview: Defining “experimental designs” and “stable designs” New features in PowerShell 5.0 include: PowerShell class definitions […]
Holly shit, they did it! Exceptionally, this will be the only english sentence of this post. English is not my native language, obviously, but this time the subject is not exclusively technical and I’m so stunned that I fear the lost in translation. Parfois, ils me font rire et souvent ils me font honte. Je […]
This post is absolutely off-topic and has nothing to do with PowerShell (or IIS my second hobby…) but we are currently in a period of holidays and celebrations, so fun. Moreover, and above all, we all love technology and to understand how things work. Jacob O’Neal is graphic designer by profession and runs, as a […]
Want to know the tricks of the architect and inventor of Powershell, Jeffrey Snover? Click on the course (Advanced Tools & Scripting with PowerShell 3.0 Jump Start) and simply learn how to transform your management and automation scripts in real time tools and useful and reusable cmdlets. You will discover the best practices and models […]
Last week, a French court ordered the major French ISPs to block The Pirate Bay website. This decision was made following a complaint filed by a company of rights holders, the SCPP – Société Civile des Producteurs de Phonogrammes – whose president, Pascal Nègre, was obviously delighted in a statement. But what that dear Pascal […]
Microsoft’s products were not affected by HeartBleed but this time, even if the criticity is far less, Microsoft’s products are in the scope.
This vulnerability (CVE-2014-3566) allows the plaintext of secure connections to be calculated by a network attacker. This issue has been discovered by Bodo Möller (Google Security Team) in collaboration with Thai Duong and Krzysztof Kotowicz.
Again!? Waouh… Last year I didn’t believe it in the first place. Then, I were grateful and a bit taken aback… This time I am really grateful again but I felt something new : pressure. Awarded twice in a row, now I have to (really) deserve it and although this is supposed to reward the […]
This course provides an overview of new features in PowerShell 4.0. It is aimed at IT Pros already using PowerShell 3.0 who are looking to get a jump start on v4. PowerShell v4 is default on Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2, but it can also be installed on Windows 7 and Windows […]
Your unfinished passion project. The game that’s missing a final level. The app in need of a few testers. Join your peers for that final mile. Publish it. French event = french post… Inscrivez-vous au grand Hackathon le 16 et 17 mai 2014 ! Microsoft France organise un grand Hackathon les 16 et 17 mai […]
Information on Microsoft Azure and Heartbleed
The Heartbleed vulnerability in OpenSSL (CVE-2014-0160) has received a significant amount of attention recently. While the discovered issue is specific to OpenSSL, many customers are wondering whether this affects Microsoft’s offerings, specifically Microsoft Azure. Microsoft Account and Microsoft Azure, along with most Microsoft Services, were not impacted by the OpenSSL vulnerability. Windows’ implementation of SSL/TLS was also not impacted.
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Here’s another great course: CBT Nuggets tutorial “Windows PowerShell v2-v3-v4 Ultimate Training” with Don Jones.
This PowerShell video training course with Don Jones covers everything an administrator can do with any current version of PowerShell. Read more…
Play by Play: Discovering PowerShell with Mark Minasi
Windows Server guru Mark Minasi shows how to learn PowerShell from PowerShell, using the built-in intelligent features and help commands.
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