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Migrate SSRS Subscription Owners with PowerShell

You may find that after you move the content that subscription owners are automatically set to the account used to perform the migration.  There is an API you can use to assign a new owner and scripts to list subscriptions owners, but I if you have to do this for a large number of servers, it can be a lot of work.

Outlook Email Automation with PowerShell

In this post, App Dev Manager Edward Fry demonstrates how to use Microsoft Outlook Object Library from PowerShell. Introduction Time is a precious commodity. For many professionals, there just aren’t enough hours to accomplish all the tasks in a day. Thankfully, today’s world thrives on automation. Computers can perform painstaking...

Automating the creation of Azure Service Principals with PowerShell

Recently had to give a chalk talk on a Azure Service Bus (ASB). Creating and recreating the various topics and subscriptions is a bit of a pain since there are so many options and parameters to consider. The way I go about it is to create a utility that simply creates and destroys all the infrastructure I need for the chalk talk.

How to fetch a user’s profile from Azure Active Directory using PowerShell

In this post, App Dev Manager Chev Bryan demonstrates how to fetch a user’s profile from AAD using PowerShell.On my recent journeys helping customers migrate from TFS to VSTS; one of the most common obstacle is verifying that users marked for active import to VSTS have matching AAD records. Thankfully there is a fairly streamlined way to do ...

Ramping up on Powershell & CLI

In this post, Senior Application Development Manager, Danny Kolke, gives a practical guide on getting started with PowerShell and Azure CLI."For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them." AristotleIn working with my customers I often run into those who want to get started with Azure but just haven't done ...

PowerShell Profiling

In the following post, Premier Developer Consultant Lizet Pena De Sola shows us how to analyze the performance of PowerShell scripts to pinpoint code with high CPU consumption and optimize resource usage.As part of my job I help developers take a closer look at the source code and analyze it under the “microscope”. Part of this analysis is...

Choosing the right tooling for Azure and side by side Azure CLI and PowerShell commands

This article on the various tools available to perform tasks in Azure comes to us from Premier Developer consultant Crystal Tenn.There are a lot of tools out there for managing your Azure subscriptions! We have the Portal web page, Visual Studio integration (with the Azure SDK), PowerShell commands, and the Azure CLI. Sometimes it’s hard to ...

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