Tag: PowerShell

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

Running 64-bit PowerShell Scripts and Modules in Jenkins

Learn the different methods to execute 64-bit PowerShell scripts in Jenkins including using the Invoke-Command cmdlet.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

8 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

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

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 Finding Interesting Twitter Users

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

Getting Started with the Chocolatey Package Manager

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. Whether you're building a DevOps pipeline, attempting to automate software deployments or an individual user wanted to speed up software installations, this article is for you.

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 create a website using the IISAdministration module and how to perform administrative operations necessary to maintain a website.

Bill Kindle Avatar Bill Kindle

11 min. read

How to Deploy and Update Azure VM Scale Sets with PowerShell

Performing an Azure VM Scale Set deployment is a great way to get autoscaling and high-availability out of the box. Azure VM Scale Sets have many baked-in features like automatically scaling to meet demand, deploying across availability zones and more.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

9 min. read

PowerShell vs. Python: A Battle for the Ages

What's the best programming language? You might get ten different answers when asking ten different developers. In this article, we're going to compare two languages; PowerShell and Python. You will get a glimpse into each of these languages and understand how they compare and contrast in features such as syntax, availability across platforms, and more.

Mohamed Mostafa Avatar Mohamed Mostafa

7 min. read

Back to Basics: Understanding PowerShell Objects

Learn some key concepts when it comes to objects in PowerShell and apply to your own scripting through coding and visualizations.

Bill Kindle Avatar Bill Kindle

14 min. read

PowerShell Multithreading: A Deep Dive

Learn how to understand and use various powershel multithreading techniques to process multiple data streams.

Tyler Muir Avatar Tyler Muir

19 min. read

Set-ADUser: Modifying Active Directory Users with PowerShell

Learn how to inspect AD user accounts with the Get-ADUser PowerShell cmdlet and make changes to AD user objects with the Set-ADUser cmdlet.

Kevin Sapp Avatar Kevin Sapp

5 min. read

Get-ADObject: Reporting on Active Directory with PowerShell

Are you looking for a quick way to create an Active Directory (AD) report using PowerShell? You’ve come to the right place!  In this article, you will learn how to create custom reports of user accounts in your AD environment using the Get-ADObject cmdlet.

Kevin Sapp Avatar Kevin Sapp

8 min. read

Build Better Scripts with PowerShell ArrayLists and Arrays

Learn about PowerShell Arrays, ArrayLists, and Collections as well as some best practices when applying them with PowerShell.

Nathan Kasco Avatar Nathan Kasco

6 min. read

PowerShell ValidateSet: Choosing from a List

Learn what Powershell ValidateSet does, and learn about the tab-completion feature the provide valid parameter values.

Stuart Squibb Avatar Stuart Squibb

10 min. read

New-ADUser: Creating Active Directory Users with PowerShell

Learn how to creating Active Directory Users with PowerShell via New-ADUser cmdlet and automate some Active Directory process.

Kevin Sapp Avatar Kevin Sapp

6 min. read

Running PowerShell Scripts With Jenkins and Git

Learn how integrate Git version control with Jenkins to then set up and schedule PowerShell scripts to run at predefined schedules.

Phillip Marshall Avatar Phillip Marshall

7 min. read

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