Posts Tagged ‘Quest’


PowerShell Special Forces Invades Columbus, Ohio

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009 by Jeffery Hicks
Are you ready Ohio? We're bringing our intense, one-of-a-kind Special Forces PowerShell training to Columbus, Ohio July 27-29, 2009. We're looking for up to 15 recruits who want to learn PowerShell from the ground up and aren't afraid to get their hands duty. This is unlike any other training course you've ever taken. Not everyone can meet the requirements, but those that do learn more PowerShell than they realized was possible in three days. But wait..there's more!   More »

Friday, October 10th, 2008 by Jeffery Hicks
I'll be adding yet another writing gig to my portfolio. This time I'll be contributing a bi-weekly blog column at The site is run by Quest Software with contributions from many members of the IT Pro and PowerShell community that you are likely familiar with like Don Jones, Brandon Shell, and Darren Mar-Elia, to name a few.   More »

Managing Active Directory with Windows PowerShell – IN PRINT!

Monday, September 22nd, 2008 by Jeffery Hicks
Yes, its finally true. You can finally get your hands on Managing Active Directory with Windows PowerShell: TFM. The book is being printed so you can get your copy today. You can order it today at in both print and ebook format. Or if you prefer the best of both worlds get both as a bundle.   More »

Techmentor NYC 2008 Demos and Slides

Monday, September 15th, 2008 by Jeffery Hicks
I've posted a few zip files with my slides and demos from Techmentor NYC. You'll find the files in the Essentials section of  Click here to get them. Some of these sessions will be done again at Techmentor Las Vegas next month, plus a whole lot more.…   More »

Techmentor NYC Wrap Up

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008 by Jeffery Hicks
Sorry you didn't make it to the Big Apple for the last Techmentor conference. It was a small and intimate show which I always like because it is easier to talk with attendees and answer questions. Plus your odds are increased for all the freebies, include free books! Here's a taste of what you missed.   More »

Proofing the Proof

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008 by Jeffery Hicks
I just got the proof from the printer for Managing Active Directory with Windows PowerShell: TFM. It always exciting to hold a finished (or close to finished) book.  As soon as we check the proof and give the ok to the printer, books will be available.  We're trying to get this turned around as soon as humanly possible. Thanks for all your patience and support.…   More »

Fine Tuning Set-CASMailbox

Friday, August 8th, 2008 by IlseVanCriekinge
When you use the EMS cmdlet Set-CASMailbox to configure user-based segmentation for Outlook Web Access, you may already have noticed that even though you set the value of just one property to $False, by running a simple line like Set-CASMailbox UserA -OWAChangePasswordEnabled:$False Exchange will set the value of all properties starting with OWA to $False, thereby disabling almost every feature of Outlook Web Access for that user or the users you selected to change. Exchange will enable the ability to change the password using OWA, but will disable all other features that weren't explicitly enabled or disabled prior to running the cmdlet. There are quite a few easy ways to reset or undo the changes.   More »

Managing Active Directory with Windows PowerShell: TFM — Coming soon

Friday, July 11th, 2008 by Jeffery Hicks
I finally finished the last of the tech editing for my new book. The material is now off for copy editing, indexing and publication. Want to know what I've been working on?   More »

Quest AD Cmdlets 1.1 Beta Now Open to the Public

Thursday, May 1st, 2008 by Jeffery Hicks
Quest Software and the PowerGUI team have been quietly working on a private beta of the new version of their popular and effective cmdlets for managing Active Directory. That process has completed and the beta is now open to the public   More »