Tag Archives: Regular Expressions

Reversing a String Using PowerShell

So how many times do you sit at your desk thinking “How can I easily reverse this string output?”. Probably not at all. But in the case where I needed to do this while working on a future article, I … Continue reading

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Use Regular Expressions to Audit the Printer Name and IP Address from Event Logs

I came across this question in the PowerShell forums earlier today that asked how to pull the printer name and associated IP address from the Print Server logs in the System log (Event Id 10).  The first thing I thought … Continue reading

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Creating a Report of Log File Data using Regular Expressions, Arrays and Hash Table

As I was checking my email early in the morning, I saw an email from co-worker asking me to write a script to parse through some logs that were generated from another script that listed the date the script is … Continue reading

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Powershell, Regular Expressions And You!

“^(25[0-5]|2[0-4][0-9]|[01]?[0-9][0-9]?)\.(25[0-5]|2[0-4][0-9]|[01]?[0-9][0-9]?)\.(25[0-5]|2[0-4][0-9]|[01]?[0-9][0-9]?)\.(25[0-5]|2[0-4][0-9]|[01]?[0-9][0-9]?)$” Pretty scary, isn’t it? While most of you will never have to build something this long and complex, it still is a nice idea to learn how to use Regular Expressions in your scripts when you need to look … Continue reading

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