Archive for February 2016

PowerShell Commandlet – Compress-Archive to create zip files

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As I am constantly dealing with log file management on my servers, I have always relied on batch files to use PowerShell commandlets to move log files. And then I had to run other processes to manage the log files in a destination area.

 

 

I found this handy PowerShell commandlet called Compress-Archive.  You will need PowerShell version 5.0.

The link to the official documentation.

Anyway, this little routine has saved me some steps and with my log file management issues.

I simply zip files with and have the destination path in the same line.

I used example #3.  (This is not my exact script that I wrote, just showing the example.)

Compress-Archive -Path C:\Reference\* -Update -DestinationPath C:\Archives\Draft.Zip

 

I hope this tid-bit helps all of my fellow techies out there.

~Tony Maddin~

 

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The 2016 Microsoft Product Road Map

Redmond Channel Partner Website

The Redmond Channel Partner website is my “go-to” source for insight to the Microsoft software roadmaps and software release dates.

Example:  The link to the upcoming Microsoft 2016 product suites that are set to be released in the upcoming months.

https://rcpmag.com/Articles/2011/02/01/The-2011-Microsoft-Product-Roadmap.aspx?Page=1

This week, it was announced that SharePoint 2016 RTM will be released on March/2016.