Static Website Using Jekyll to GitHub Pages for Free

Learn, step-by-step, how to setup a free static website using Jekyll and GitHub Pages in this informative walkthrough.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

12 min. read

How To Get Started Using OpenSSL With PowerShell

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

Bill Kindle Avatar Bill Kindle

8 min. read

How to Control Access to Office 365 Services with MFA

If you want to learn, hands-on, how to enable MFA Office 365, check out this article. You will learn, step-by-step how to enable MFA.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

10 min. read

How To Find And Delete An Email From All Mailboxes In Office 365

Learn, step-by-step, how to use PowerShell to find and delete Office 365 email in lots of mailboxes at once.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

7 min. read

Getting Started with Microsoft Teams Shifts

Learn, hands-on, how to intelligently managing employee shifts with Microsoft Teams Shifts!

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

12 min. read

How to Save and Recover BitLocker Recovery Keys

Learn how to save and recover Bitlocker recovery keys to/from files, USB drives, AD, Azure AD and more in this step-by-step tutorial.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

10 min. read

Traceroute and the Tracert Command: Introduction and Troubleshooting

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

Bill Kindle Avatar Bill Kindle

8 min. read

How to Configure WinRM over HTTPS for Ansible

Learn, step-by-step, how to set up Ansible and a Windows host to communicate with certificate-based authentication with WinRM.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

6 min. read

Building with Terraform: Azure Windows VMs

Learn how to get started with Terraform by creating an Azure VM in this step-by-step tutorial.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

6 min. read

Understanding PowerShell Comparison Operators By Example

Like many other programming languages, PowerShell has various comparison operators. However, unlike other languages, those comparison operators can look a little odd. Instead of ==, you have eq. Instead of <>, you've got ne. It can be confusing to newcomers. Let's demystify PowerShell comparison operators in this article.

Mohamed Mostafa Avatar Mohamed Mostafa

5 min. read

How to Restore an Office 365 Mailbox for Free

Learn how to restore an Office 365 mailbox with PowerShell in this step-by-step guide!

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

8 min. read

The Easy Way to Join Microsoft Teams Meetings

Almost every type of organization is now adapting online or virtual meetings in place of face to face meetings. In the midst of the recent global pandemic (COVID19), even schools are shifting to online classes to keep the educational activities going.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

7 min. read

How To Create An HTML Report With PowerShell

PowerShell is a powerful tool that helps you simplify and automate tedious and repetitive tasks. Administrators typically use PowerShell to extract information from a system or database when the data set required has to be presented as a report. But reports in text or CSV files usually lack the flare and fancy styling of HTML.

dan Avatar dan

15 min. read

How to Import a PST in Office 365

When managing mail systems like Exchange Online, one of the tasks an admin can never avoid is importing PST data to Office 365. There's more than one way to import PST data to Office 365.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

11 min. read

How to Rotate Windows Admin Passwords with Microsoft LAPS

How do you currently handle local Windows administrator passwords? Every Windows system has one and they have the keys to the kingdom of each PC. Since local admin passwords are not part of Active Directory (AD), you must manage each account on every computer separately. It's a pain.

Alex Asplund Avatar Alex Asplund

11 min. read

How to Import a PST into Outlook

When working with Outlook, there will inevitably come a time when you'll need to import a PST. But, what is a PST? According to Microsoft, "An Outlook Data File (.pst) contains your messages and other Outlook items and is saved on your computer."

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

7 min. read

How to Parse ARM Output Variables in Azure DevOps Pipelines

When building an Azure Pipeline in Azure DevOps (AzDo), it's commonplace to build infrastructure as part of a pipeline. If you're building infrastructure in Azure, Microsoft provides an infrastructure-as-code approach called Azure Resource Management (ARM) templates. When invoking a deployment from an ARM template within an Azure pipeline though can sometimes prove troublesome.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

7 min. read

23 Must-Have Work Tips from a Working from Home Veteran

It’s March 2020 as I write this and the world is changing as I type. Hospitals are crying out for masks, ventilators and other essential services. There is talk about having to pick and choose who dies soon, normally bustling cities are ghost towns and we’re not allowed to touch anyone anymore. It truly is an odd time to be alive.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

13 min. read

Back to Basics: PowerShell Strings

The string data type is probably the most used data type in PowerShell. From displaying messages, prompting for input, or sending data to files, it is almost impossible to write scripts without strings being involved.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

15 min. read

Using PowerShell to Delete Files [All the Ways]

Maintaining free disk space is crucial when managing servers and systems. As admins, you wouldn't want to get caught unaware of a 'disk full' situation. We all know where that situation leads - dismounted database, stopped services, inaccessible website, and the list goes on.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

11 min. read

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