PowerShell – Editing permissions on a file or folder

I got the following question from a reader the other day: I’ve been trying to figure out how to change permissions on a folder in PowerShell. I’ve looked at the Get-Acl and Set-Acl, but I can only use them to copy the settings from a pre-existing object. How do I manually configure permissions? This is…

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PowerShell – Automatically organizing your mp3-collection

Is your mp3-collection perfectly sorted? I know mine wasn’t. I thought I’d address that while creating a pretty good demo-script to show some basic filtering, script structures, etc. Since I also wanted the script to extract the metadata from every file in my collection I had to use the Shell.Application Com-object as well. All in…

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Stress-O-Matic

A very simple stress-test The other day I was asked by a customer if I a small application that could be used to stress a web application. I didn’t feel like responding “Sure I do! Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition For Software Testers” and I also didn’t feel like saying “Why don’t you make one…

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