PowerShell How-To


How To Manage File Hashes in PowerShell

This will be a technical article introducing file hashes, how to generate hashes with PowerShell and, when copying files, how to use hashes to your advantage to ensure file copies were successful.

When To Reinvent the Scripting Wheel

While grabbing premade scripts to solve your current problem is a huge time saver for IT, you're missing out on quite a few things by not doing it yourself.

Writing PowerShell Functions for the Pipeline

Make sure your code is ready for the pipeline with these tips.

Exploring Reference Variables in PowerShell

Even if you've heard of reference variables, their use may still be a mystery.

When and Why To Convert a Script into a Function

And when converting, remember that reusing code will save you a ton of time.

3 Ways To Keep Active Directory Clean with PowerShell

Get rid of unused AD accounts quickly.

How To Validate Parameters in PowerShell

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

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.

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.

Rejoin a Computer from a Domain In One Easy Step!

PowerShell can save you from this headache by automating the entire repair procedure.

How To Manage Shortcuts with PowerShell

Save time and look like a hero by easily fixing broken shortcuts.

Automate the Creation of Scheduled PowerShell Scripts

Here's how to set it and forget it!

How To Use PowerShell's $PsBoundParameters Variable

Here's how to use this automatic variable to write cleaner code.

Make Your PowerShell Scripts Talk Back

Being able to receive real-time feedback as you work is a huge factor in writing script that won't break.

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