Understanding NIC Teaming in Windows Server

Learn about NIC Teaming and how it relates to performance/VM use/simplifying your networking, and deplogying it via GUI or PowerShell.

Devin Rich Avatar Devin Rich

11 min. read

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

Setting Up Hybrid Azure AD-Join: The Best of Both Worlds

If you use on-prem Active Directory (AD) features and would also like to use Azure AD features like  conditional access, single sign-on (SSO) and more, this article is for you. In this article, you're going to learn how to set up a mode Microsoft calls Hybrid Azure AD Join.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

5 min. read

Understanding Azure DevOps Variables [Complete Guide]

Learn just about every concept variables in this article and apply this knowledge to your Azure DevOps Pipelines to automate all the things.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

11 min. read

How to Get Office 365 Mailbox Size and Build a Report with PowerShell

Learn the basics of how to create a script to report on large mailboxes in Office 365 and the components of the script and its requirements.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

7 min. read

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

How to Build an Azure Pipeline (Build/Release) from Scratch

If you're brand new to Azure Pipelines, learn from the ground up, how to create your first Azure DevOps pipeline.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

12 min. read

PowerShell: Get AD Group Members (and Exporting)

Learn how to use PowerShell to get AD group members and export AD group members to generate tons of interesting reports.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

7 min. read

How to Write your First AWS Lambda C# Function

Have a clearer picture of what AWS Lambda is, benefits to Lambda and building your first AWS Lambda C# Function and testing it in the AWS console.

Graham Beer Avatar Graham Beer

9 min. read

How To Manage Files Between Local And Azure Storage With AZCopy

Learn how to use AzCopy to transfer files between the local and Azure storage while using OAuth and Shared Access Signature Token.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

6 min. read

How to Download and Install the AZCopy Tool

Learn how to prepare your system to use AzCopy download. This also includes authenticating the tool to have access to Azure storage.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

5 min. read

PowerShell and Excel: Yes, They Work Together

Learn how to use PowerShell and the ImportExcel module, you can create charts, pivot tables and leverage other powerful features of Excel.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

5 min. read

How to Generate an Azure SAS Token to Access Storage Accounts

Learn how to create an Azure SAS token both via the Azure portal and via PowerShell to authenticate and authorize Azure storage management.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

4 min. read

Curl vs. PowerShell: Comparing Use Cases

Compare PowerShell and curl side-by-side to discover which one works best in various contexts.

Devin Rich Avatar Devin Rich

8 min. read

How to Automate Twitter Following

Are you on Twitter? If not, you're missing out. Twitter is the best social media platform to keep up with the fast pace of tech. But there are millions of people on Twitter. How do you track down interesting people? In this article, I'll show you how to do just at and automate it!

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

7 min. read

Getting Started Running PowerShell Scripts in Jenkins

Learn to create Jenkins Powershell scripts by installing Jenkins, set up basic security, and enable the PowerShell plugin and run a job.

Jeff Christman Avatar Jeff Christman

8 min. read

Managing Certs with Windows Certificate Manager and PowerShell [Tutorial]

Learn how to managing certs with Windows Certificate Manager and PowerShell and simplify notoriously complex and hard to understand concepts.

Michael Soule Avatar Michael Soule

14 min. read

Getting Started with the Chocolatey Package Manager [Walkthrough]

If you're struggling with managing and maintaining software across your environment, you're in for a treat. In this article, you're going to learn all about the ubiquitous package management tool called Chocolatey.

Francisco Navarro Avatar Francisco Navarro

11 min. read

Understanding Mocking in Pester

If you want to ensure your PowerShell code is in tip-top shape, you need to be unit testing it. Pester is a popular unit-testing framework built for PowerShell code that allows you to ensure the code you write is as you expect and stays that way.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

3 min. read

How To Use PowerShell and IIS to Automate Websites

Learn to use PowerShell to manage IIS in this hands-on guide where you'll create a website and learn how to manage IIS with PowerShell!

Bill Kindle Avatar Bill Kindle

11 min. read

Subscribe to Adam the Automator

Get the latest posts delivered right to your inbox