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Pro Windows PowerShell by Hristo Deshev

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22.1. Introducing PSEventing

PSEventing is a free, open-source project run by Oisin Grehan and hosted on CodePlex at http://www.codeplex.com/PSEventing. It is implemented as a shell snap-in that provides several cmdlets for working with events.

Although the current release, version 1.0, does not offer an automated installer, installation is relatively simple. Here are the steps you need to take:

  • Unzip the distribution in the folder of your choice and navigate to it. A good location might be C:\Program Files\Windows PowerShell Eventing.

  • Run the install.ps1 script contained in the distribution. The script will invoke InstallUtil.exe and install the snap-in.

NOTE

Each PowerShell snap-in inherits from the PSSnapIn class, which, in turn, inherits ...

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