Grabbing and organizing cmdlets has been made much easier in PowerShell V5.
You can either do it long way or the easy way.
Even though it has somewhat of a checkered reputation, being able to wield it will save you a ton of time.
Using the FileSystemWatcher class will aid in documenting even the slightest changes.
Modules help to make your code easier to move from one place to another.
Quickly let someone else remotely take the reins with this handy tip.
This console editing feature has quite a few handy uses.
Microsoft's latest PowerShell came bundled with a "production preview" of its Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0 solution on Monday.
If you haven't dipped your toes in the PowerShell water yet, here's a good primer to get started.
Be sure something won't break with your code with this handy parameter.
Sometimes we need a nanny to make sure our scripts are on the up and up.
Get more done with this handy module.
Standardization will ensure that your code works today, tomorrow and down the road.
Here's how to format and use strings in your code.
Code with aliases and comments may help you to keep your place, but will you remember what it means a couple years down the road?
Microsoft has made waves in recent history by showing support for OpenSSH, the open source protocol, which adds security around remote server access and file transfers.
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.
Microsoft this week has made "PowerShell for Office 365," a new Web resource, available for IT pros.
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.
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