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Dell Client PowerShell Provider Beta now available

Give the PowerShell Beta a try and post your questions here.

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GRJenkins
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RE: Dell Client PowerShell Provider Beta now available

Is there a download link somewhere?

RE: Dell Client PowerShell Provider Beta now available

RE: Dell Client PowerShell Provider Beta now available

How to setup the Dell Client PowerShell Provider, for further instructions click here.

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Witchdoc59
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RE: Dell Client PowerShell Provider Beta now available

it's taken all morning but I finally got the DellBIOSProvider-installer script to work.  I think.  There doesn't seem to be a way to check that all is well.   I had to uncomment the line 58 to get it to work.  

When I place the line "import-module "C:\Program Files\Dell\PowerShell\Modules\DellBIOSProvider\DellBIOSProvider.dll" -Verbose " into the profile.ps1 script I get the following when I open a powershell session.   I get the following.

Windows PowerShell

Copyright (C) 2013 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

 

VERBOSE: Loading module from path 'C:\Program Files\Dell\PowerShell\Modules\DellBIOSProvider\DellBIOSProvider.dll'.

VERBOSE: Starting PS provider DellSmbiosprov

VERBOSE: .NET Version: 4.0.30319.34014

VERBOSE: Performing InitializeDefaultDrives operation on the 'DellSmbiosprov'provider.

VERBOSE: Performaing operation New-PSDrive for the provider DellSmbiosprov.

FALIURE:drive DellSmbios: could not be created.

PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>

What is going wrong?

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RE: Dell Client PowerShell Provider Beta now available

It could be a number of things.

Is the HAPI driver installed? 

has the module already been imported? 

You can force the import if needed by adding the -force switch.

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JA604563
Copper

RE: Dell Client PowerShell Provider Beta now available

Scrool down to where it says that on the right.

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Uaah
Copper

RE: Dell Client PowerShell Provider Beta now available

I have been trying to configure DellsmBIOS:\PowerManagement\AutoOnTime and I noticed that the only options that may be changed are the days of the week (Everyday, Weekdays, Select Days), but there doesn't appear to be a way to set the time of day. Could we get some documentation or clarification on this one? Thanks in advance.

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RE: Dell Client PowerShell Provider Beta now available

Hi UAAH, 

Sorry, Current Beta version doesn't support the operation of custom attributes. the next version of Dell Client PowerShell Provider may have this features supported.

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Uaah
Copper

RE: Dell Client PowerShell Provider Beta now available

Karthik,

Great. Thanks for the clarification. Glad you guys are making these it will be helpful for my organization moving forward.

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