We all know how to restore SQL Server databases from a backup but being the automation fanatic that I am, I wanted a method in PowerShell to quickly build a "clone" instance with all the databases as backed up from production. I wanted to do this with minimal number of parameters possible. The criteria that … Continue reading Using PowerShell to clone production SQL Server databases in non-production
I love Genius Scan for iPhone. It basically lets you take pictures of anything (like receipts, printouts of actual documents etc.,) and converts it to a .pdf and stores it within the app. A .pdf document can be made up more than one image (multi-page document). You can even use existing images in your photo stream … Continue reading Download Genius Scan for iPhone documents with PowerShell
I can think of so many scenarios where people need to work with files at the folder level. The get-childitem cmdlet is indeed very powerful but it does not work at the folder level without any additional work. Here is what I mean: Let us say that you have a folder structure like this to … Continue reading Use PowerShell to work with files at folder level
Technorati Tags: PowerShell If you wanted to paste text into the PowerShell command line console, you can right-click. That is great but command line people usually try to avoid the mouse and stay with keyboard shortcuts whenever they can. Having said that, to paste with keyboard short-cut, you need to do this ALT+SPACE ALT+SPACE+E (follow-up … Continue reading Quick Tip: “Paste” shortcut key + why is copy/paste so hard in the PowerShell command line?