Part 8 of our discussion on how to check SQL Server using Windows PowerShell examines how to get the SQL Server connection information.
For all of us who learn best by trying out examples, Bob Sheldon produces a PowerShell script file for SQL Server that can be used in either SQL Server 2005 or 2008, has error handling and prompts for user-input, is easily extended and, does something useful. He then explains how to run it and what each line does.
Powershell is the new management interface for scripting and working with SQL Server that is integrated into Windows 2008 and SQL Server 2008. The author of a Codeplex project introduces some extensions that try to make it easier to use Powershell with SQL Server.
This fifth installment of the “Check your SQL Server using Windows PowerShell” series illustrates how to access SQL Server instance properties and SQL Server configuration details using Windows PowerShell.
Earlier installments of this series illustrated how to ping the host, how to check all of the windows services related to SQL Server and how to check the hardware and operating system information. Part 4 of this series demonstrates how to get hard disk and network adapter information from the host machine.
This new series examines methods and procedures to check the status of the Operating system, SQL Server instances and databases, using Windows PowerShell. Part One illustrates how to create a PowerShell script to ping the host machine and how to source the PowerShell function and call the function.
PSH script to unload table schema, dri, permissions and data to file(s).