How to Scour Office 365 Audit Logs for Suspicious Activity

This article will show you how you can use Hawk to automate site log collection and aid the search investigation.

Jeff Christman Avatar Jeff Christman

6 min. read

Getting Started Running PowerShell Scripts in Jenkins

If you have been managing Windows servers for any length of time, you no doubt have a lot of PowerShell scripts to perform those mundane but necessary tasks you do regularly like resetting passwords, gather log data or archiving backup files.  You may have scripts that you run on a regular basis, maybe even set up a task scheduler event in an attempt to automate your PowerShell scripts.

Jeff Christman Avatar Jeff Christman

8 min. read

How To Set Up Windows Event Log Forwarding In Windows Server 2016

Learn how to set up a basic Windows Event Log Forwarding subscription by setting up event collector, creating GPO, and configuring WEF.

Jeff Christman Avatar Jeff Christman

7 min. read

How to Force Azure AD Connect to Sync [Walkthrough]

Integrating your on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD) (and syncing) with Azure AD is done using the Synchronization Service Manager GUI or via PowerShell.

Jeff Christman Avatar Jeff Christman

6 min. read

PowerShell Core Install? Check!

Nowadays, sysadmins are required to know more than one operating system. That used to mean learning more than a few shell scripting languages. PowerShell Core is changing that.

Jeff Christman Avatar Jeff Christman

3 min. read

How to Build DSC Resources from Existing Infrastructure

SharePoint farm configurations are notoriously difficult in not only documenting accurately but also migrating those configurations to a new SharePoint farm. Did you know you can use PowerShell DSC (Desired State Configuration) and a community PowerShell module to make it easier? Read on!

Jeff Christman Avatar Jeff Christman

3 min. read

How To Make Visual Studio Code Look And Behave Like The PowerShell ISE

Despite its lack of features and options, the PowerShell ISE used to be the primary PowerShell IDE tool to develop and edit PowerShell Scripts. It offered an integrated development environment (IDE) that included some basic features to build scripts and modules.

Jeff Christman Avatar Jeff Christman

3 min. read

How to remove Windows 10 apps with PowerShell

Windows 10 includes a number of built-in apps ranging from basic apps like Calculator and Weather to more task-focused apps like Mail and Photos. While these built-in apps are fine for most situations, in a business environment, they may be inappropriate, redundant or unsupported. Very often, these apps are my pose a security risk. That's why, in this post, you're going to learn how to remove Windows 10 apps with PowerShell.

Jeff Christman Avatar Jeff Christman

4 min. read

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