Adam Listek

United States

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Web DevelopmentPowerShell

The Director and Writing Success Manager of ATA Learning. Over 20 years of IT experience in multiple fields ranging from healthcare to higher education and everything in between.

* Specialities and certifications are provided by the instructor, but not validated by ATA Learning

Change Backgrounds in Teams Effectively [Including Video]

Learn how to change your Microsoft Teams background, add a blur effect, or even use a video background with XSplit VCam!

Get Microsoft Azure Free: Your Goto Guide

Discover how to get dozens of Microsoft Azure services for free from time-sensitive options, absolutely free services, and more!

Kickstart your Azure WordPress Blog : Step by Step Guide

Learn how to set up a Wordpress blog from scratch in Microsoft Azure in this step-by-step guide.

Understanding and Setting up Azure NSGs with PowerShell

Learn how to secure your Azure network resources with Azure NSGs in this informative, step-by-step tutorial.

Active Directory Auditing: How to Track Down Password Changes

Need to know when an Active Directory password changed? Learn how to automate the Active Directory auditing process with PowerShell!

Understanding the PowerShell Write-Host Cmdlet

Write-Host is probably one of the most popular PowerShell cmdlets out there. Do you still need to use it? Find out in this article!

PowerShell Splatting: What is it and How Does it Work?

PowerShell splatting is the strange phrase that can turn your script from a mess of code to a nicely structured work of art. Learn how in this tutorial!

Awesome Way of Doing PowerShell Trim ( A How to Guide)

Need to know how to use the PowerShell trim() or PowerShell trimend() method? If so, be sure to check out this tutorial!

Creating Adaptive Cards with Teams Webhooks Using PowerShell

Customize the look of Teams by creating your own cards in channels. Create them with incoming Teams webhooks and a little PowerShell!

Effective Ways to Use PowerShell to Restart Computers

Learn ALL the ways to use PowerShell to reboot a remote computer in this example-driven tutorial. By the end, you'll be using PowerShell to restart all computers!

How to Save your Bacon with the Active Directory Recycle Bin

Learn, by example, how to recover deleted objects from Active Directory with the Active Directory Recycle Bin in this tutorial (including both GUI and PowerShell).

How to Use Docker Commit to Change Container Images

Do you need to make changes or commit new changes to your Docker images? Learn how in this extensive walkthrough on using docker commit.

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.

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!

Understanding PowerShell Data Types and Accelerators

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

5 Alternative Ways to Send PowerShell Email Securely

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

How to Use PowerShell 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.

How to Pause a PowerShell Script

With the many reasons to pause script execution. there should be a way on how to do it in minimal time.