Choosing the right tooling for Azure and side by side Azure CLI and PowerShell commands

This article on the various tools available to perform tasks in Azure comes to us from Premier Developer consultant Crystal Tenn. There are a lot of tools out there for managing your Azure subscriptions! We have the Portal web page, Visual Studio integration (with the Azure SDK), PowerShell commands, and the Azure CLI. Sometimes it’s…


Herbst Update der österreichischen PowerShell Community

Hallo PowerShell Gemeinde! Auch im letzten Monat war einiges los bei uns Künftige Veranstaltungen Experts Live Country Event, 7.11.2017, Microsoft Österreich, http://www.expertslive.at/konferenz.html Experts Live Café Event Linz, 31. Jänner 2018 Experts Live Café Event Wien, 21. März 2018 Vergangene Veranstaltungen Wir hatten 2 sehr spannende und gut besuchte Veranstaltungen. Eine in Wien bei ETC und…


Office 365 Message Center to Planner: PowerShell walk-through–Part 2

The code I am walking through here is that which drives the sample I blogged about in the posting https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/brismith/2017/10/23/microsoft-planner-a-change-management-solution-for-office-365/ In Part 1 I walked through the PowerShell that was reading the messages, filtering out the ones I was interested in by product and then adding the required metadata to get them to the right…


Multi-threaded SharePoint Timer (AKA Config) Cache reset script

If you’ve been an SP admin for any amount of time, you probably have had to flush your timer cache at least once. If you’ve done it enough, you probably have a script for it. Some of the older and more popular scripts don’t play nice with SharePoint 2016 due to the introduction of MinRole,…


Dynamically Determine a DSC Configuration Name Inside a Configuration

I ran across a scenario where I needed to reference the name of the configuration inside the configuration. I was looking for an automatic variable that contained this information, however I was unable to locate one searching online or by asking colleagues. The suggestions I received were to call the Get-PSCallStack cmdlet or use the $MyInvocation automatic variable….


LogFileParser with PowerShell

Hi all, I have created a sample project for the PowerShell Conference Asia 2017 to demonstrate PowerShell Classes and its possible benefit. The project ‘LogFileParser’ by itself can be quiet useful and is completely extendable by capabilities in terms of log file types and filtering functions and therefore I wanted to share it with you….