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PowerTip: Get a list of security patches installed in the last 90 days

Summary: Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP, Thomas Rayner, shows how to get a list of all the security patches installed in the last three months. (image) How can I list all the security patches that I’ve installed in the last 90 days? (image) There’s a class for that! Just use , and you can retrieve this information. Here is an ...

PowerTip: Get a list of suspended Azure Automation jobs

Summary: Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP, Thomas Rayner, shows how get a list of all your suspended Azure Automation jobs. (image) I think I have an Azure Automation job that is getting suspended for running too long. How can I verify this? (image) You can use the cmdlet and its flag to get this information. Here is an example: You ...

PSScriptAnalyzer deep dive – Part 3 of 4

Summary: Thomas Rayner, Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP, shows how to use Pester to get nUnit formatted results out of PSScriptAnalyzer. Hello! I’m Thomas Rayner, a Cloud and Datacenter Management Microsoft MVP, filling in for The Scripting Guy this week. You can find me on Twitter (@MrThomasRayner), or posting on my blog, ...

PowerTip: Convert from UTC to my local time zone

Summary: Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP, Thomas Rayner, shows how write a function to convert from UTC to your local time zone. (image) I have a time that I’d like to convert from UTC to my local time zone. How can I do this? (image) You can write your own function to do this, and use the [System.TimeZoneInfo] .NET class and ...