Automation/Scripting


Viewing Wireless Networks with PowerShell Legacy Commands

Combining the netch command in PowerShell will allow users to pull up useful information about local wireless networks.

Managing Owners of Files and Folders with PowerShell

Here is how to update the owner permissions on a file that cannot be accessed.

Creating CSV Files with PowerShell

The process is similar to creating any plain text file in PowerShell -- but with a few twists.

Working with Object Types in PowerShell

Understanding what's going on in the background of your code will up your efficiency in PowerShell.

Understanding Debugging Breakpoints in PowerShell

Breakpoints will help in narrowing down where your code has failed.

Measuring Data with PowerShell

With how PowerShell can classify, cut up and organize data, creating custom analysis is a simple task for the Microsoft framework.

How I Test My PowerShell Code

While I've shown you the basics of testing your code in Pester in a previous column, here's how I take those fundamentals to actual code.

Designing Testable PowerShell Code

Keeping in mind that your code will eventually need to pass the Pester test will help when finalizing your scripts.

Using the ScheduledTasks Module to Audit Tasks in PowerShell

Not only get regular tasks planned for later, but keep tabs on what you have running and when.

How To Manage Windows File Shares with PowerShell

This automation of a commonly practiced task will end up saving you quite some time in the long run.

What Is Dot-Sourcing in PowerShell?

Dot-sourcing allows you keep everything modular when adding additional scripts.

Working with Arrays in PowerShell

Learning how an array stores an object will help in using them in your code.

Checking the Weather using PowerShell

Get accurate, no fluff weather reports through PowerShell with the use of Web APIs.

PowerShell Desired State Configuration Reporting Module Now Available

Microsoft's new Windows PowerShell module that adds reporting tools for Windows OS maintained using Desired State Configuration (DSC) is now available for download.

Using PowerShell Test Case Code with Pester

When testing multiple scenarios to a single test, try this option.

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