Bill Kindle

Bill is a former career Systems Administrator turned Cyber Security Engineer with 17 experience and counting. He has worked for both small businesses and large multi-national enterprises. Bill has been both an author and editor for The PowerShell Conference Book Volume 2 and 3, a TechSnips contributor, vExpert, presenter and blogger. His current role focuses on security automation engineering and supporting a Security Operations Center. Certifications include Linux+/LPIC-1, AZ-900, A+, Network+, Security+, Project+, Zabbix Certified Specialist to name a few.

Getting Started Managing Software with AppImage on Ubuntu

Forget about installing dependencies! Learn how to install, remove and manage AppImage on Ubuntu in this step-by-step tutorial.

How to Use the PowerShell Exit Command and Friends

Did you ever wonder in how many ways you can end a PowerShell session or script? Wonder no more! Dive in to learn more.

Introducing PowerShell Unzip and Zip Commands on Archives

Tired of clicking menus and buttons to manage ZIP files? Learn how PowerShell Unzip and PowerShell Zip can work on archives in this tutorial!

Understanding When & When Not to Create PowerShell New Lines

How do you split a long PowerShell command into multiple lines for readability? Learn how to properly create PowerShell new line without screwing things up in this tutorial!

How to Restore and Backup Your Ubuntu Computer

Learn how to perform an Ubuntu backup for your files and take snapshots using the Deja Dup and Timeshift free utilities!

How to Patch Offline Computers with the WSUS Offline Update Tool

Learn how to install all of those missing updates on a completely offline Windows computer with the WSUS Offline Update utility!

The Ins and Outs of the VMware vCenter Converter [With Demos]

Learn, step-by-step, how to convert physical Windows and Linux computers and even Hyper-V VMs with VMware's converter utility the vCenter Converter.

ThinkAutomation: Automating all the Things

Get a birds eye view in how the ThinkAutomation automation platform can help you manage tasks and create automated workflows.

How to Wield the Bash Shell Like a Pro with the Bash fc Command

Have you ever run a command in Bash and got an error because of a misspelled word? Or perhaps you forgot the last three commands you ran? Instead of re-writing or remembering previous commands, the Bash fc command can help make quick edits and re-execute previous commands.

How to Set up the VMware Remote Console (Windows and Linux)

Need to connect to your VMware VM console? Learn how in this step-by-step tutorial on downloading and setting up the VMware remote console.

How to Import and Export Hyper-V VMs with PowerShell

If you're looking to export and import your Hyper V VMs you're in luck. Learn how to export VMs and Import VMs with this tutorial.

How to Use PowerShell’s History Feature

Learn how the PowerShell history commands help to save your history and make forgetting commands a thing of the past!

Your Guide to Managing Directories and Files in Linux [Step by Step]

A step-by-step guide to leveraging Linux directory and file commands to administer your Linux system quickly and efficiently!

How to Change Windows 10 Network Profiles the Easy Way

Learn how to change Windows 10 network profiles between public and private using both Windows settings and PowerShell!

How to Find Running Processes with PowerShell’s Get-Process Cmdlet

Use the PowerShell Get-Process cmdlet to learn in-depth information on local and remote processes on both Windows and Linux.

How to Kill a Process in Linux Using ps, pgrep, pkill and More

Learn the many ways of finding processes with ps, top, psgrep, and get-process and kill processes in Linux with the kill, killall, and stop-process commands

How to Use Traceroute in Windows 10 (Tracert)

Learn how the tracert in Windows and the traceroute Linux command can help you troubleshoot and track down problematic network links.

How To Set up OpenSSL on Windows 10 (PowerShell)

If you need to generate CSRs, private keys and certificates, check out this article on how to use OpenSSL with PowerShell!

How to Open PowerShell in a Folder in Windows Explorer

Learn how to open PowerShell in a folder within Windows File Explorer in this handy, step-by-step tutorial.

How to Use PowerShell Where-Object to Filter All the Things

The PowerShell Where-Object cmdlet is one of the most common and useful cmdlets to filter objects. Learn how to use it to it's fullest potential.