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 […]