ContainersPowerShell

Running Powershell Core in a container

With Powershell V7 on the verge, the importance of building solutions that are cross-platforms in Powershell is bigger. One of the issues we have while running tests, is that our Powershell environment is not “clean” as in other computers. That’s where Powershell Core in a container gets in the picture.

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Active DirectoryAzurePowerShell

Install Core Domain Controller in Azure

Installing Core Domain Controller in Azure is an easy task, especially if you did it On-premise. Still, there are few things to look out for when doing it in Azure. In this post, I will try to walk you through the required steps for installing Core Domain Controller in Azure.

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PowerShell

Build GUI for PowerShell

Hey everyone! Today I want to talk about GUI for PowerShell. You probably wonder why? PowerShell is all about the CLI and moving away from the GUI. but sometimes, a GUI for our scripts can be very useful.

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Group PolicyPowerShell

Sorting the Group Policy mess with Powershell

So, this is the first post for 2019! Happy new year!
Today I want to talk about a painful topic, the Group Policy. It’s almost the same in every company. its historical, contain lot of Group Policy and if you ever try to touch it, half of the systems stops working.

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PowerShellSharePoint

Updating SharePoint online list with Powershell the easy way

Hey Guys!
It’s been long time since my last post, as I been busy with work trips. But now I’m back! And I want to share with you my experience with Powershell and SharePoint Online.

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PowerShell

Powershell history – don’t just press the up key

After my last post, I had to prepare for my trip to USA, had to visit two of our offices and set up a new one. Unfortunately, the big California fire started… so things ware little tense during my stay, hope everyone is safe over there!

While working there, my colleague ask me about some cmdlets I ran in the last site we visited. I had few Powershell Sessions open and I wasn’t sure in which one I ran the cmdlets, so I had to bring my investigator glasses.

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PowerShellVMware

Create VMware snapshots report

Konichiwa Yujin,
Sorry for not posting for so long, I been to Japan for a work trip. While Japan is amazing, the state of the ESXi in the office wasn’t so great. The ESXi crushed, and after investigation, we notice that he had no free space on HDD’s, which was weird. we have 100TB, and only 4 VM’s. the first suspect? Snapshots!

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Active DirectoryPowerShell

Assessing new domain environment

I had a free day yesterday, and I always love to spend my free time on the Xbox or PlayStation, depends on the mood. So while I’m rushing and jumping all over Australia with my Lamborghini, I got a phone call, my first instinct was to mute it and continue with my race, but it was a good friend.. so I muted it anyway 😶. When I finished the race, I called him back (yes, I’m a good friend😜). after a quick chit chat, he told me that he needs help to assess a new domain environment he need to work on.

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PowerShell

Keep Powershell help up to date in the background

The help system in Powershell is great. I think its the first thing everyone should master before they jump into Powershell. By default, Powershell ships without the help files, so first you have to update the Powershell help database to unlock its power. Over the time, you will collect more modules and updates, so keeping it up to date is a challenge.

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PowerShell

Ditch CMD for Powershell

When I started to learn Powershell, I said to my self “I’m going to do everything in Powershell.” In the beginning, the simpler stuff like unlocking a locked out account, or resetting a password, took me 5 minutes. I had to google how to do it on Powershell, understand what I’m reading and testing it before I’m deleting all organization users.

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