Identify your PowerShell environment by making use of built-in PowerShell variables.
Make use of the native features of Windows through PowerShell to play sound.
Normally, it’s preferable to use specific Puppet and DSC Windows modules to manage systems in Puppet, but an alternative is running PowerShell commands and scripts by using the exec resource. This can be helpful for transitioning existing PowerShell code into Puppet quickly.
Summary: Certificate management is always challenging. Let’s explore how to use PowerShell to export local certificate information to a comma-separated values (CSV) file on Windows 7 (or later) computers.
Q: Hey, Scripting Guy!
How can I get all my certificate info into a CSV on my Windows computers?
Summary: Desired State Configuration is a great deployment tool to meet your organization’s infrastructure-as-code goals. I recently came across a situation for a project that uses the Push Service (as opposed to the Pull Service). It required me to be able to apply a new partial configuration to a node,
Summary: Here’s how to use the ConvertTo-HTML cmdlet to build basic HTML content.
Hey, Scripting Guy! Occasionally I need to build basic HTML documents. I heard there was a way to do that with Windows PowerShell.
There most certainly is! Just use the ConvertTo-HTML cmdlet to save the day!
Summary: Change the keys to authenticate to Azure RM Cognitive Services, by using Windows PowerShell.
Hey, Scripting Guy! I created the keys for my Rest API. I know I can change them in the web portal, but is there a faster way of doing it through Windows PowerShell?
Summary: Learn how to configure and use cross-platform PowerShell remoting in PowerShell Core.
I’m Christoph Bergmeister, a London-based full stack .NET software developer with a passion for DevOps. To enable product testing of .NET Core apps across non-Windows machines in CI,
Nik Charlebois is a Premier Field Engineer based out of Canada. He is the author of several books on SharePoint automation, and he writes blog posts on a regular basis about all things PowerShell. You can find out more about his work here.
Summary: Learn the basics about Docker, and see how to use it for PowerShell Core script testing on different operating systems.
I’m Dan Ward, a Boston-based .NET software engineer who is just plum crazy about PowerShell and automation. Earlier this year,