IT Administration

Building PowerShell Functions That Support the Pipeline

Here's how to build some universal functions that will survive your environment.

Upcoming System Center 2012 Service Packs To Include Support for Windows 10

Microsoft on Thursday announced that its Configuration Manager components of System Center 2012 and System Center 2012 R2 will be receiving new service packs.

Microsoft Reissues SQL Server 2004 SP1

Microsoft last week republished SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1.

Port Checking Using PowerShell

Check remote ports quickly by using PowerShell and the .NET Framework.

Managing Local User Accounts with PowerShell

Here's how to add, disable and delete accounts.

3 Ways To Keep Active Directory Clean with PowerShell

Get rid of unused AD accounts quickly.

Native Outlook for Android App Released

Microsoft released a native Outlook e-mail client app for Android on Wednesday.

How To Validate Parameters in PowerShell

No matter how skilled you are in coding, mistakes can happen. Here's how to spot the errors.

Microsoft Updates Next Identity Manager Beta

Microsoft announced on Tuesday an upcoming update of the public "preview of the next Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM) product.

Reporting on Local Accounts Using PowerShell

Keep an eye on user accounts whether you're local or not.

Microsoft To Kill SQL Server 2005 Support in 2016

Organizations running SQL Server 2005 will be cut off when it comes to official support next year, Microsoft announced this week.

Use PowerShell Parameters Instead of Interactive Prompts

Increase the usage of your code snippets by creating them with a universal approach.

Use PowerShell To Create a Free IPAM Solution

You can buy a third-party tool or service. Or you can do it for free in in PowerShell.

Exploring PowerShell, Part 3: Using Get-Member To Dig into .NET Objects

Rounding out my series on exploring PowerShell is our last stop at checking out Get-Member, which is one of the cmdlets that you should definitely know.

5 Reasons To Use VBScript Instead of PowerShell

When PowerShell just won't cut it, it's time to turn to the legacy scripting language.

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