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!
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Hotkey to run selection in PowerShell ISE is F8. Hotkey to run selection in SSMS is CTRL+E. For those of us constantly switching back and forth between the two, you know very well how many times we hit the "other" hotkey! Well, now you can have the same key to run selection in both SSMS … Continue reading PowerShell: CTRL+E, instead of F8 for SQL folks to run selection in ISE
I cannot imagine a life without PowerShell now. You would agreee after you find out why. This is what I had to do today. The very real problem: I have a list of about 30 servers. I need to add an AD group name to the local adminstrators group on all 30 servers Create a … Continue reading Using PowerShell – Add user or group to local Administrators group in Windows + Create SQL Server Login