SQL Server – Resolve “The /IAcceptSQLServerLicenseTerms command line parameter is missing or has not been set to true.”

As I blogged before, I am in the process of downgrading most of our Enterprise Edition SQL Servers to Standard Edition. The Uninstalls and Installs are done from the command-line. When I tried to install SQL Server 2012 Standard from the command-line, I used the following command-line I have added new-lines above so that you … Continue reading SQL Server – Resolve “The /IAcceptSQLServerLicenseTerms command line parameter is missing or has not been set to true.”

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PowerShell: Read-Host On Steroids – Enhancements To Jeff Hicks Version

A better Read-Host - by Jeff Hicks Read-Host is very useful but it is too simplistic to write "good" code using it. Jeff Hicks (Twitter: @JeffHicks, Blog: jdhitsolutions.com/blog/)  who needs no introductions in the PowerShell world (and whose books I read to learn PowerShell), created a better Read-Host. I love his version. Please checkout the nice … Continue reading PowerShell: Read-Host On Steroids – Enhancements To Jeff Hicks Version

PowerShell – Hate The Error Text And Warning Text Colors? Change It!

How could such a nice tool have such a terrible choice of colors for errors and warnings? I am talking about the ISE and the unreadable contrast of colors. You can fix it. Open and update your profile by running this from your ISE (which opens your profile in NotePad) notepad $profile Add the above … Continue reading PowerShell – Hate The Error Text And Warning Text Colors? Change It!