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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
I talked with my friend today, talked about work, he told me that he has some scripts that he uses a lot in his day to day job, and thought about creating a script that loads all of them at once. The first thing I told him is “Why don’t you set up a profile?” he waited for a few seconds and told me that he doesn’t know about profiles.
If you are reading this and feel the same, this post is for you 🙂
Namaste! I’m sitting in my hotel room, it’s very late, hoping not to get sick. It’s my first day in India, as my company has an office here in New Delhi. If you wonder why I hope not to get sick, well, this was my dinner today: To be honest, it was very nice, not […]