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Posted on 06.10.19 by Adam Bertram

How to Build an Azure Custom Build/Release Task

By integrating this REST API in, not only does it show how you can leverage AirTable and Azure, but how you can integrate just about any REST API out there into Azure DevOps.

Posted on 05.30.19 by Adam Bertram

What Exacty is PowerShell Core, Anyway?

Once upon a time back in 2006, PowerShell was introduced to the world. The scripting language thought up by Jeffrey Snover and distributed by Microsoft with Windows would soon turn into a ubiquitous part of IT automation and scripting, replacing the aging VBScript as the...

Posted on 05.02.19 by Adam Bertram

How to Create an Azure File Share with PowerShell

One of the nice things about having a simple Windows file share on a local file server is that the support to transfer files to/from it is built into Windows. Since the share is created for SMB, you can map Windows drives to it, navigate to it’s UNC path and so on. When...

Posted on 04.29.19 by Adam Bertram

How to Set up Azure File Sync

Azure File Sync is a fairly new service that allows users to sync on-premises files to Azure Storage. Think of this service as DropBox for business. Now, we can simply drop files into a folder on an on-prem server and automatically upload those files to Azure!

Posted on 04.08.19 by Adam Bertram

How to Validate Infrastructure Changes Using PowerShell Pester Tests

Changes can make infrastructure better or can bring it to its knees. Change management is a crucial part of managing infrastructure in an IT pro’s world. When you do make changes, are you sure you changed the right setting? Are you sure that change you made didn’t affect...

Posted on 03.04.19 by Dan Franciscus

Managing Active Directory Fine-Grained Password Policies with PowerShell

Before Windows Server 2008, Active Directory password policies were done with default domain group policy, and there could only be one policy for an entire Active Directory domain. This is very limiting if users would like to give different policies to different users,...

Posted on 01.23.19 by Adam Bertram

Using Tags in PowerShell Pester For Unit Testing

One of Pester’s useful features is the Tags feature. A tag allows a developer to organize their tests based on different criteria and execute those tests accordingly. Tags allow a developer to manage large test suites that may take hours to run by only executing certain...

Posted on 01.08.19 by Adam Bertram

How to Publish Scripts to the PowerShell Gallery

Creating excellent PowerShell scripts is one thing, but sharing them with others takes them to a whole new level! One of the best ways to improve your PowerShell skills, share your scripts with the community, and make your work known is by publishing scripts to the ...

Posted on 12.14.18 by Jeff Edwards

How to Download from Azure Blob Storage with MOVEit and PowerShell

One of the main goals of MOVEit Managed File Transfer, and Ipswitch as a whole, has been to help IT teams work more efficiently. 

Posted on 12.12.18 by Adam Bertram

How To Log Off Windows Users Remotely With PowerShell

Here is a quick and easy way to remotely log off end users who are still logged into their computers. This is especially useful when you are trying to do maintenance.

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