Przemyslaw Klys avatar

PowerShellGallery disables support for TLS 1.0 breaking Install-Module

3 hours ago | Przemyslaw Klys

A few days ago, I tried to use Install-Module on the old Windows 2008R2 system that I use for specific tasks. The post PowerShellGallery disables support for TLS 1.0 breaking Install-Module appeared first on Evotec.

Jonathan Medd avatar

PowervRA 4.0.0 released with support for vRA Cloud and 8.0

2 days ago | Jonathan Medd

Intro Today, we have released a new version of PowervRA, 4.0.0 with support for vRA Cloud and vRA on-premises version 8.0. The observant among you will notice that we’ve incremented the PowervRA version from 3.7.0 to 4.0.0. We’ve done this since there is a significant breaking change. The API for vRA Cloud / 8.0 is … Continue reading PowervRA 4.0.0 released with support for vRA Cloud and 8.

Adam Bertram avatar

How to Import a PST into Outlook

2 days ago | Adam Bertram

If you need to import a PST into Outlook, check out this article on how to do it including getting a PST into an Exchange mailbox.

Kelvin Tegelaar avatar

Monitoring with PowerShell: Monitoring Rogue DHCP Servers

2 days ago | Kelvin Tegelaar

So recently we’ve had an issue with a co-managed client where a network projector suddenly started running a DHCP server on the network. Normally speaking this would get picked up by DHCP guarding options we set up on our unifi stack. In this case the DHCP guarding options did not work. So this was the […] The post Monitoring with PowerShell: Monitoring Rogue DHCP Servers appeared first on CyberDrain.

Przemyslaw Klys avatar

Office 365 – Limiting license to minimum apps required

2 days ago | Przemyslaw Klys

Office 365 has a lot of options and applications to choose from. Enabling one E1, E3, or any other license gives the user a lot of features, including Exchange, SharePoint, and Teams. But what if you want to make sure that the user can access only Microsoft Teams? By default, you can do it manually during the assignment of the license. Simply choose only Apps you want to assign to a user. The post Office 365 – Limiting license to minimum apps required appeared first on Evotec.

Adam Bertram avatar

How to Parse ARM Output Variables in Azure DevOps Pipelines

2 days ago | Adam Bertram

Learn, step-by-step how to take the easy route to convert ARM deployment outputs to pipeline variables.

Kelvin Tegelaar avatar

Monitoring with PowerShell: Monitoring DNS record changes

2 days ago | Kelvin Tegelaar

Short one today, as I’m super busy with regular work. 🙂 At my company we use a dynamic DNS service for load balancing or failover. This is great because clients don’t notice downtime when a failover or load balancing action occurs. It makes everything smooth and fluent for clients and users of our systems. The […] The post Monitoring with PowerShell: Monitoring DNS record changes appeared first on CyberDrain.

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GPO from zero to hero - How to backup GPO

3 days ago | Jerome Bezet-Torres

During my last post we talked about GPO in an Active Directory domain and how to create and link GPO with PowerShell. The backup of computer data is one of the most sensitive elements of the training system. Information that is considered invaluable candies appear in a very short period....

Xajuan Smith avatar

Learning to access data from APIs (Invoke-WebRequest)

3 days ago | Xajuan Smith

PowerShell is known for its wide capabilities to “shell” out changes and reporting data. Websites are embracing the movement with data standards native to PowerShell and it’s cyphering functionality. Formats like JSON, and XML that are leveraged as responses for sites that load data. So using invoke-webrequest and piping the results to convertfrom-json can turn… Continue reading Learning to

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Simple file and folder transfer using Bits

4 days ago | Mateusz Czerniawski

Bits and pieces We all heard of Bits. It’s the demo service most scripts fiddle with, when Windows services are concerned. But what it is and how we can benefit from it? BITS a.k.a Background Intelligent Transfer Service Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) is used by programmers and system administrators to download files from or upload files to HTTP web servers and SMB file shares.

Matthew Dowst avatar

Fast Deploy Microsoft Teams for Education

6 days ago | Matthew Dowst

Recently one of my colleagues came to me with an interesting situation. His wife runs a homeschool co-op. Basically, a group of parents who homeschool their children, with different parents covering different subjects. Due to COVID-19, he needed a quick way to get them setup in Office 365 and Teams. So, I put together a […]

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PowerShell Weekly – April 3, 2020

6 days ago | Matthew Dowst

Here is your weekly round up of what is happening in the world of PowerShell. Do you have a suggestion for this post? Do you know something that should be included? Let me know in the comments below, or on twitter.

Kelvin Tegelaar avatar

Automating with PowerShell: Automating intune Autopilot configuration

6 days ago | Kelvin Tegelaar

So yesterday I was watching a webinar about intune and Autopilot. Autopilot is pretty cool for MSPs because it becomes fairly simple to give users a nice OOBE. It also makes setup for devices a lot less of a hassle, the only issue that was spoken about during the webinar is that there is still […] The post Automating with PowerShell: Automating intune Autopilot configuration appeared first on CyberDrain.

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Deploy Chromium-Edge PWAs as Start menu tiles

7 days ago | Maciej Horbacz

Intro Yesterday colleague of mine sent me interesting video - How to open “multiple instances” of Microsoft Teams. Which got me thinking, is there a way to customize those apps and attach them for employees to have quick access links on their workstations?? Drum roll…🥁 Deploy new Edge This whole solution is based on the newest Chromium-Edge so first thing you should do is to migrate your users to it.

Matt Bobke avatar

Deploy and Configure an AWS EC2 IIS Web Server with PowerShell and DSC

7 days ago | Matt Bobke

This past December I gave a talk at the SoCal PowerShell User Group about using the AWSPowerShell module to work with AWS and deploy an IIS web server into a VPC that is configured with AWS Systems Manager and PowerShell DSC. If you watched the recording or attended, you will remember that the scope of the presentation was large. With this blog post, I hope to add some clarity to the presentation. Let’s walk through the script block by block and see what’s going on.

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Working Remotely – Different solutions for Small Businesses with Powershell and SSH Tunnels

7 days ago | Paolo Frigo

The first quarter of 2020 changed our personal and professional life in a lot of ways. I’ve read a lot of articles around the trends of adoption of cloud services and all software that should facilitate the challenge of enabling in every country the same practices and processes of working remotely. During the last couple … Continue reading "Working Remotely – Different solutions

Adam Bertram avatar

23 Must-Have Work Tips from a Working from Home Veteran

7 days ago | Adam Bertram

If you're new to working from home or just want to find some tips to be more productive from your couch, check out this blog post!

Thomas Lee avatar

Setting up an SMTP Relay using SendGrid

8 days ago | Thomas Lee

I have written several books - some of which have made use of SMTP to send mail. I am currently working on a Storage chapter for my next book. This chapter makes use of File Services Resource Manager (FSRM) to manage file storage. One neat feature of FSRM is its ability to send an email when events occur. For many, the issue of how to test this has been a challenge, especially if you do not have a happy SMTP server you can use.

Adam Bertram avatar

Back to Basics: PowerShell Strings

8 days ago | Adam Bertram

Regardless if you want to use PowerShell to concatenate strings, split strings or just about anything else, you can learn to do so in this guide!

Guido Oliveira avatar

Armazenando Chaves RSA(SSH) no Azure Key Vault

9 days ago | Guido Oliveira

Olá Pessoal, No ultimo post ensinei como gerar uma chave RSA e criar o usuário utilizando ela como senha em servidores linux no azure. Agora o […] O post Armazenando Chaves RSA(SSH) no Azure Key Vault apareceu primeiro em Guido Oliveira.

Alex Neihaus avatar

Making sense of Azure DevOps

9 days ago | Alex Neihaus

Tips on using ARM, PowerShell and the Azure portal

Adam Bertram avatar

Using PowerShell to Delete Files [All the Ways]

9 days ago | Adam Bertram

Using PowerShell to delete files saves a ton of time. Learn how to delete files older than a date and many other useful tips in this article.

Kelvin Tegelaar avatar

Monitoring with PowerShell: Monitoring client VPN settings

9 days ago | Kelvin Tegelaar

So with all that’s going on a lot of people are having trouble keeping up with setting up VPNs correctly. I’ve also struggled with clients that do not have a cloud only solution but are still on a hybrid method of working. In the past I’ve talked about Always On VPN which we tend to […] The post Monitoring with PowerShell: Monitoring client VPN settings appeared first on CyberDrain.

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Usando extensões do Azure para criar usuários em servidores linux em lote

9 days ago | Guido Oliveira

Olá pessoal, Recentemente precisei criar uma conta de usuário em vários servidores linux no azure, a conta era local e seria utilizada por um serviço para […] O post Usando extensões do Azure para criar usuários em servidores linux em lote apareceu primeiro em Guido Oliveira.

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NEW Oneliner to Tail the Windows Eventlog

10 days ago | Darwin Sanoy

Since switching focus to the cloud I am doing more and more pure CLI admin of Windows. One of the pains of windows admin from a console is accessing the windows eventlog. Since they are not simple text files like Linux, special PowerShell CMDLets must be used to retrieve them. Due to the frequency of needing to do it, one of the biggest challenges is tailing an eventlog while waiting for results.

Paolo Frigo avatar

Powershell 7 is out. Haven’t you installed it yet?

10 days ago | Paolo Frigo

Earlier this month Powershell 7 went GA and it is a new major release 2 years after the previous one. I always think that whenever a new major version is out it is definitely time to install it. What I generally do and suggest everybody do the same is to look at the new features, … Continue reading "Powershell 7 is out. Haven’t you installed it yet?"

Luc Fullenwarth avatar

Dynamic PowerShell and SSH remoting tabs for Windows Terminal

11 days ago | Luc Fullenwarth

In this post, I will share with you how to add PSRemoting and SSH remoting tabs to the new Windows Terminal...

Guido Oliveira avatar

Criando relatórios customizados no Excel com o ImportExcel

11 days ago | Guido Oliveira

Olá pessoal, Nos projetos que participo, frequentemente preciso gerar relatorios extraidos do Azure, Active Directory, Windows Server, etc. A forma preferida dos clientes ainda é o […] O post Criando relatórios customizados no Excel com o ImportExcel apareceu primeiro em Guido Oliveira.

Maciej Horbacz avatar

Harness Intune Win32 app installer

13 days ago | Maciej Horbacz

Intro Whole world gone mad but keeping your endpoints patched should not wait. Case for this post is to fix vulnerability COVID-19 🦠 on devices 😷… wait what?? I meant INTEL-SA-00189! Using Intune for this task is now the best choice under circumstances when 100% of employees work remote from homes. So let’s do it! Prepare your script To user Intune Win32 application deployment you need to wrap installer with special tool (more info below), provide install and uninstall command and you are kind of done.

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LDAP Verbindungen auf DCs finden

13 days ago | Alexander Koehler

Vor einiger Zeit gab Microsoft das Aus für LDAP als Standard Konfiguration für Windows Domänen Controller bekannt. Siehe LINK. Dies betrifft alle aktuell unterstützten Domänen Controller (von 2008R2 – 2019). Es gibt einen weiteren LINK ADV190023 mit einer detaillierten Erklärung hierzu. Eigentlich sollte es hier auch keine große Diskussion geben und der unverschlüsselte LDAP Weg […] Der Beitrag LDAP Verbindungen auf DCs finden erschien zuerst auf it-koehler-blog.

Matthew Dowst avatar

PowerShell Weekly – March 27, 2020

13 days ago | Matthew Dowst

Here is your weekly round up of what is happening in the world of PowerShell. Do you have a suggestion for this post? Do you know something that should be included? Let me know in the comments below, or on twitter.

Guido Oliveira avatar

Movendo para o Github meus scripts da Galeria Technet

13 days ago | Guido Oliveira

Olá pessoal, Com o anuncio da Microsoft, informando que a galeria technet será aposentada, estarei movendo meus scripts publicados la para o Github para que todos […] O post Movendo para o Github meus scripts da Galeria Technet apareceu primeiro em Guido Oliveira.

Jonathan Medd avatar

Getting Started with PowerShell 7 – Ebook Available

14 days ago | Jonathan Medd

Recently I was invited to contribute to a week of blogging to coincide with the release of PowerShell 7 to help showcase some of the new features available. To follow up on that content, Jeff Hicks has put in some fantastic effort, collated all of the content and wrapped it up all into one place … Continue reading Getting Started with PowerShell 7 – Ebook Available

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#PS7Now Ebook Available

14 days ago | Jeff Hicks

A few weeks ago, I was part of a PowerShell community event that was designed to educate and spark interest around the general release of PowerShell 7. I organized a week of blogging  by some of your favorite PowerShell bloggers and community activists. We release a week’s worth of material using the #PS7Now hashtag.  You...

Kelvin Tegelaar avatar

Monitoring with PowerShell: monitor and enabling WOL for HP, Lenovo, Dell

14 days ago | Kelvin Tegelaar

Some of my friends (Hi Joe! Hi Tyler!) recently requested a script to both monitor and enable WOL for workstations at their clients. WOL stands for Wake-On-Lan and is used to boot machines without user intervention. There are two forms of WOL: OS based, to let a machine start up from standby or hibernation, and […] The post Monitoring with PowerShell: monitor and enabling WOL for HP, Lenovo, Dell appeared first on CyberDrain.

Guido Oliveira avatar

Criando Snapshots de discos gerenciados do Azure em lote

14 days ago | Guido Oliveira

Olá pessoal, Um snapshot é uma cópia completa e somente leitura de um disco rígido virtual (VHD). Você pode tirar um snapshot de um VHD de […] O post Criando Snapshots de discos gerenciados do Azure em lote apareceu primeiro em Guido Oliveira.

Adam Bertram avatar

Back to Basics: Understanding the PowerShell Switch Statement

15 days ago | Adam Bertram

The PowerShell switch statement has more capability than most think. Learn all about this versatile statement in this article.

Guido Oliveira avatar

Criando relatórios HTML com PSHTML

15 days ago | Guido Oliveira

Ola pessoal, Hoje vamos ver como fazer relatórios HTML simples utilizando o PSHTML. Install-Module -Name PSHTML -Scope CurrentUser $Processes = Get-Process $HTML = html{ head{ $css […] O post Criando relatórios HTML com PSHTML apareceu primeiro em Guido Oliveira.

Przemyslaw Klys avatar

Office 365 – msExchHideFromAddressLists does not synchronize with Office 365

16 days ago | Przemyslaw Klys

The post Office 365 – msExchHideFromAddressLists does not synchronize with Office 365 appeared first on Evotec.

Adam Bertram avatar

How to Up your Game with PowerShell Try Catch Blocks

16 days ago | Adam Bertram

Confused about how PowerShell try catch blocks work? Learn with examples in this in-depth walkthrough!

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Monitoring with PowerShell: VSS Snapshot size

16 days ago | Kelvin Tegelaar

We’ve been doing some work for another IT company of a friend of mine. I’ve been helping him with automation inside of his RMM system. He is like me and really likes to have VSS as a third or fourth backup solution, just for those small emergencies when a file is deleted. The issue with […] The post Monitoring with PowerShell: VSS Snapshot size appeared first on CyberDrain.

Guido Oliveira avatar

Listando quais extensões de azure estão disponíveis pelo Powershell

16 days ago | Guido Oliveira

Olá pessoal, As extensões de VM (Azure virtual machine) são pequenos aplicativos que fornecem tarefas de configuração e automação pós-implantação em VMs do Azure, você pode […] O post Listando quais extensões de azure estão disponíveis pelo Powershell apareceu primeiro em Guido Oliveira.

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Windows Virtual Desktop - Cleanup

17 days ago | Mateusz Czerniawski

How to Monitor Cleanup Cleanup time Recently we’de deployed and set up basic monitoring with Azure App Insight and Log Analytics. As production environment is up and running - time to destroy the PoC environment. It’s always easy to say - clean it up. I prefer to PLAN and write down (in a form of a checklist) all steps BEFORE I dive into. That helps in case you’re interrupted, but also serves as a basic documentation.

Shane O'Neill avatar

Getting into Python by Referencing PowerShell

17 days ago | Shane O'Neill

Words: 653 Time to read: ~ 3 minutes. Same Trap, Different Language I’ve been trying to improve my knowledge of Python for the past while. I’ve fallen into the same trap that I fell into when I started my DBA learnings though. When I began my DBA learning, I was a Blog Post Warrior. I … Continue reading "Getting into Python by Referencing PowerShell"

Guido Oliveira avatar

Substituindo o Netstat pelo Powershell

17 days ago | Guido Oliveira

Olá pessoal, Hoje vamos ver como utilizar o powershell no lugar de uma das ferramentas mais utilizadas quando estamos fazendo troubleshooting de serviços de rede, o […] O post Substituindo o Netstat pelo Powershell apareceu primeiro em Guido Oliveira.

PowerShell 7 - What’s new ?

18 days ago

Tested on PowerShell 7.0.0 on Ubuntu 18.04 Last week I gave a presentation on “PowerShell 7 - What’s new ?” at the French PowerShell User Group. I wanted to highlight some of the new features mentioned during this presentation and also some discovered since the release. PowerShell 7 What changed ? PowerShell 7 (Core has been removed from the name) First Long Term Servicing (LTS) release PowerShell 7 is based on .

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Windows Virtual Desktop - Monitor

18 days ago | Mateusz Czerniawski

How to Monitor Cleanup Deploy then Monitor Last time we’ve deployed the WVD solution into production. Now it is to get some insight and monitoring. I’ll assume you already have configured: WVD solution Azure Insights Azure Log Analytics workspace - where you gather all your logs (you do it, right? :grin:) Management tool from Azure You can install native diagnostics management tool.

Luc Fullenwarth avatar

Use cases for the new null coalescing operator in PowerShell 7

18 days ago | Luc Fullenwarth

Tips and use cases for the new null coalescing operator in PowerShell 7...

Mike Robbins avatar

I’m joining Microsoft and today is my last day as a Microsoft MVP

18 days ago | Mike Robbins

I’ve worked as an IT Pro since 1994, with the past fourteen years at the same employer and my last day with them was this past Friday. I’ve also been a Microsoft MVP for the past six years, the first two as a PowerShell MVP and the last four as a Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP. Today is my last day as a Microsoft MVP because you can’t be an MVP if you work for Microsoft. As of tomorrow, Monday, March 23rd I’ll be embarking on a new chapter in my career as a Senior Content Developer for Azure PowerShell.

Guido Oliveira avatar

Configurando o servidor de DNS da placa de rede pelo Powershell

18 days ago | Guido Oliveira

Olá pessoal, Vamos ver hoje como configurar o servidor DNS da placa de rede utilizando o Powershell. Para listar os adaptadores de rede utilize o comando […] O post Configurando o servidor de DNS da placa de rede pelo Powershell apareceu primeiro em Guido Oliveira.