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Building an Azure Devops Pipeline [Soup to Nuts]

When you search online, you will find various blog posts, documentation and tutorials on Azure DevOps. All of these items are valuable resources but rarely does one walk you through a real-world scenario. Many skim over the security aspect leaving passwords in clear text for simplicity or an end product that essentially does nothing. Let's change that.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

15 min. read

Exchange Online Plan 1 and Exchange Online Plan 2: What’s the Difference?

If your organization is looking to get a cloud email service, Microsoft offers several subscriptions that include Exchange Online. Among these subscriptions is the Exchange Online Plan, 1 which is priced at $4.00 user/month and Exchange Online Plan 2, which is priced as double at $8.00 user/month.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

6 min. read

Getting Started Managing Docker with VS Code

Docker is a hugely popular container platform. Marry Docker with VS Code and you've got yourself a match made in heaven!

Adam Listek Avatar Adam Listek

8 min. read

Static vs Dynamic Websites: What’s the Difference?

Who's the winner when it comes to static vs. dynamic websites? Find out in this informative, in-depth article weighing the pros and cons.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

8 min. read

Exploring File Recovery in Windows 10

Learn how to recover lost files in Windows 10 with this free utility from Microsoft.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

8 min. read

How to Convert Markdown to HTML

Learn many different ways to convert markdown to HTML in this informative, example-driven tutorial!

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

8 min. read

PowerShell Logging: Recording and Auditing all the Things

You can do a lot with PowerShell logging. Learn all about (and how to use) transcripts, scriptblock logging and even module logging in this example-driven tutorial.

Bill Kindle Avatar Bill Kindle

11 min. read

How To Manage NTFS Permissions With PowerShell

In this step-by-step tutorial, learn how to finally understand and manage NTFS permissions in PowerShell.

Bill Kindle Avatar Bill Kindle

8 min. read

Azure Service Principals: How to Create (and Understand) Them

Learn how to work with Azure service principals and app registrations to set up unattended access for your services in this example walkthrough!

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

12 min. read

A Guide to Finally Understanding Azure VM Pricing

Confused about Azure VM pricing? Be sure to check out this blog where we break it down in a simple-to-understand fashion so you can get more VM for your money.

Adam Listek Avatar Adam Listek

5 min. read

Self Service your IT with PowerShell and au2mator

Do more with PowerShell and au2mator Self Service Portal. Use the advantage of PowerShell to automate your daily IT Tasks and Processes, and Self Service with au2mator to delegate to the right people in your Company.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

4 min. read

How to Create Azure VM Scheduled Startup with Azure Automation and Tags

Learn how to manage your Azure VM schedules in this example-driven walkthrough. You'll learn how to manage Azure costs with scheduled VM startups!

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

10 min. read

How To Manage Hyper-V Host Server 2019 From A Non-Domain Windows Client

Learn how to connect to a domain-joined Hyper-V host from a workgroup computer in this informative, step-by-step walkthrough.

Parveen Singh Avatar Parveen Singh

7 min. read

Leveraging the Power of the Robocopy /MIR Switch

Having troubles understanding exactly what the robocopy /mir switch does? Look no further. Learns how to sync files with lots of examples!

Adam Listek Avatar Adam Listek

6 min. read

How to manage traffic rules in Windows Firewall from an Excel Sheet

Learn how to add port to firewall Windows 10 (and other OSes) firewalls using Excel and a simple CSV file as input.

Emanuel Halapciuc Avatar Emanuel Halapciuc

9 min. read

Using PowerShell Data Types Accelerators to Speed up Coding

Increase your productivity by learning different PowerShell data types accelerators. Know how to use each of them.

Adam Listek Avatar Adam Listek

7 min. read

A Sysadmin’s Guide to Markdown Language

If you're a sysadmin, you've got to learn Markdown. The plain-text, easy-to-understand formatting language to write docs and a whole lot more in.

Bill Kindle Avatar Bill Kindle

10 min. read

How to Send Email Securely with PowerShell

Learn creating Send-MailKitMessage to remove the underlying .NET technology SmtpClient for more secure PowerShell email sending.

Adam Listek Avatar Adam Listek

6 min. read

Back to Basics: Top Useful Docker Commands

Learn the top useful Docker commands, how to build a Docker image and publish to your Docker repository, and many other Docker commands.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

14 min. read

Disable Windows Firewall: Discover the Many Ways

Learn how to disable Windows Firewall using the built-in, available GUI tools in Windows and use commands using netsh and PowerShell.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

12 min. read

How to Use PowerShell’s Grep (Select-String)

Did you know PowerShell has grep? Well, not technically but it's close! Learn all about the "grep of PowerShell" in this post.

Adam Listek Avatar Adam Listek

7 min. read

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