May 11, 2014

PowerShell – Miscellaneous

This is how you run bat scripts in ps:
& ‘.\mybatscript.cmd’
But this will also work:


You can find all my latest posts on medium.

Also you must create your cmd (bat) file using notepad, (and not notepad++), as advised here:

To open up the explorer window in the current directory, simply do:

explorer .

The start-process command is used to start up gui based apps, e.g. :

Start-Process firefox
Start-Process notepad

on windows xp, do start->run, then type “eventvwr”….good place for troubleshooting.

Putty LINK – shortened to PLINK —

get-module -listavailable # this lists all the available modules
According to this link — — it
says that if you want to access a given module, then you first have to install the actual applicaiton first, then
refresh the module list by running get-module. Once they appear in the list, you then import them using the import-module command.

Note: Some of the vendors are still providing their cmdlets in snap-ins, which is legacy for PowerShell v1.0.

Automate web page interactions with powershell:….0…1c.1.21.psy-ab.L0xgP4I4eHI&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.r_qf.&bvm=bv.49478099,d.d2k&fp=94de025e9fbfd016&biw=1280&bih=856

For Bash, I think you could do similar things with curl and:…99346.111783.1.112059.….0…1c.1.21.psy-ab.Xe353crwGmI&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.r_qf.&bvm=bv.49478099,d.d2k&fp=94de025e9fbfd016&biw=1280&bih=856