Category: PowerShell

Executing CMDKEY via a PowerShell remote session
Executing CMDKEY via a PowerShell remote session
Blog Posts

I faced some troubles in executing cmdkey.exe on a PowerShell remote session, while I was trying to automate the creation of a SQL Failover Cluster Instance on Azure VMs, using Azure Premium File Share (PFS) as shared storage. You need cmdkey.exe since you must persist Azure PFS access credentials on the Credential Manager of both cluster nodes, into the… READ MORE

4 Directions for Power Platform Business Growth
4 Directions for Power Platform Business Growth
Blog Posts

It’s now roughly one year since Microsoft launched the concept of Power Platform. It’s been extremely interesting in the past 12 months to watch how this new platform strategy starts to play out in the world outside Redmond, as the pieces of this grand puzzle begin to become visible here and there. Having worked in… READ MORE

Using the Graph API Powershell SDK
Using the Graph API Powershell SDK
Blog Posts

Introduction For a while, when using Graph API and PowerShell I have been using my own implementations of communicating with Graph API as outlined in the following posts: Getting started with Microsoft Graph and PowerShell Authenticating with Graph API Using a Device Code However, at Ignite 2019, it was announced there is a Graph API… READ MORE

Getting Started with PowerShell for Office 365
Getting Started with PowerShell for Office 365
Presentations

Take your Office 365 Administrator skills further by learning to automate repetitive tasks using the magic of PowerShell. In this session, you will learn how to use PowerShell for Office 365, and we will focus on SharePoint online. A basic understanding of PowerShell is recommended to get the most out of this session! Benefits of… READ MORE

PowerShell for SharePoint Site Designs & Site Scripts
PowerShell for SharePoint Site Designs & Site Scripts
Blog Posts

SharePoint site designs and site scripts allow you to provision sites and apply your own configurations at that time. This solution allows you to drive consistency for sites being created in SharePoint Online. The management of these is currently all done by PowerShell. I have been working with these and building presentations on them and… READ MORE

Extending PowerShell and Docker Containers
Extending PowerShell and Docker Containers
Blog Posts

I’ve been continuing to tinker with my PowerShell command for getting information about Docker containers. The Docker CLI is fine, but it is very difficult to work with the output or do much with it. That’s why I prefer to have objects in a PowerShell pipeline. One of the Docker container elements that I ignored… READ MORE

Working with secret in PowerShell
Working with secret in PowerShell
Blog Posts

Have you been given a task to automate some jobs that require some kind of credential authentication? I certainly have a lot of those in the past till today where the script requires a username and password value to proceed with the job. And it gets complicated when it requires a script calling another script… READ MORE

Exploring PowerShell Automation
Exploring PowerShell Automation
Ebooks

Exploring PowerShell Automation is a selection of chapters that gives you an overview of using PowerShell to administer your environment. Richard Siddaway has been involved in the production of all of these chapters either as an author or an editor, and has chosen them specifically to represent the breadth of possibilities for administering your systems… READ MORE