Automation/Scripting


A Look at PowerShell History

There are times when we look back on our PowerShell history to find a command that we had run so we can run it again or we just wanted to know what we had run to see if there is anything to pull and save for later on.

PowerShell Basics: Working with the If Statement

Just like any good tool, knowing the different ways to use the If statement will help your script in many ways.

Querying MySQL Databases with PowerShell

Save some time by automatically querying up data.

Automating Software Downloads with PowerShell

PowerShell provides multiple ways to push new software to targeted systems.

Improved Security Coming to Windows PowerShell 5.0

Microsoft has said that when PowerShell 5.0 arrives later this month, new security improvements will be coming with it.

Creating a GUI Using Out-GridView in PowerShell

A beginner's guide to get Graphical User Interfaces up and running.

Considerations When Writing a PowerShell Function

Here's how to make the jump from simple lines of code to something that's a lot more useful.

Exploring the Trello API with PowerShell

Get the most out of the task management software with automation.

Connecting to WSUS with PowerShell

Automate Microsoft patches with the aid of the Windows Server Update Services.

HTML Reporting in PowerShell, Part 2: Take Your Reporting a Step Further

Customize your reports and get them ready for e-mail through PowerShell with these tips.

Enhance Your Reporting Using HTML in PowerShell

Spit out a more pleasant looking report using this PowerShell method.

How To Test Variables in PowerShell

Get to testing with the Get-Variable, PS drive and the -eq operator.

Introduction to the ForEach Method in PowerShell

This is a continuation of my series on a series on the Where and ForEach methods which were made available in PowerShell V4.

Creating Volume Shadow Copies in PowerShell

PowerShell can help to create automated snapshots for those times that things go wrong.

Introduction to the Where Method in PowerShell

This feature, new to version 4 of PowerShell, will be a tool you use every day.

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