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.
In any environment on your network, you have to be sure you know who had administrator rights on specific systems and also want a way to report on who (accounts or groups) that are a part the local groups on a system.
Make sure your code is ready for the pipeline with these tips.
Even if you've heard of reference variables, their use may still be a mystery.
Here's how to create, add and remove members of a group.
And when converting, remember that reusing code will save you a ton of time.
Here's how to build some universal functions that will survive your environment.
Check remote ports quickly by using PowerShell and the .NET Framework.
Here's how to add, disable and delete accounts.
Get rid of unused AD accounts quickly.
No matter how skilled you are in coding, mistakes can happen. Here's how to spot the errors.
Keep an eye on user accounts whether you're local or not.
Increase the usage of your code snippets by creating them with a universal approach.
You can buy a third-party tool or service. Or you can do it for free in in PowerShell.
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.
When PowerShell just won't cut it, it's time to turn to the legacy scripting language.
Get a wealth of command information quickly with Get-Help.
Here's how to retrieve the information you're looking for with one powerful command.
PowerShell can save you from this headache by automating the entire repair procedure.
Save time and look like a hero by easily fixing broken shortcuts.
You have the data. Now turn it into a readable report.
Here's how to track the data pulled from a query.
The first step to get an accurate view is to get the most current data.
Here's how to use PowerShell to change a service account password that may be shared by multiple users.