In today's IT organizations, it's critical for system admins to know how to automate processes. Luckily, we have tools like Azure Automation to help us out.
By using the various history commands in PowerShell, you can search for and easily execute any command that you have previously run in the same session.
Whether the string you're looking for inside a text file is a single word or a complicated pattern, PowerShell has the ability to find and replace just about anything.
Microsoft recently announced that PowerShell Core 6.1 is expected to hit general availability at the end of August, but warned that compatibility with some Windows PowerShell modules will arrive later.
Looking at the signature of a file quickly lets you know whether that file is really what it claims to be. Here's how to tap PowerShell to figure out the file signature.
We've all been there: We start to work on a file that we think is available, only to find out that it's already opened and in use, meaning we have to wait until whatever process currently using the file has released its lock on it.
You may not think too often about how text is displayed in your PowerShell console, but under the covers, there's quite a bit going on.
If PowerShell isn't already your go-to tool for reviewing your NIC configuration, it should be.
Here's how to automate building a document in Microsoft Word. Clippy not required.