Understanding PasswordLastSet and PwdLastSet Using PowerShell
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by Faris Malaeb
20h ago
In Active Directory (AD), the PasswordLastSet and pwdLastSet attributes refer to the same property of an AD object – the time and date when the password for that object was last changed. This attribute is used to enforce password policies and track when a password was last changed. This quick post helps you understand these... The post Understanding PasswordLastSet and PwdLastSet Using PowerShell appeared first on Faris Malaeb ..read more
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My Latest (last?) PowerShell Book is published!
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2d ago
This week I got the news that my latest PowerShell book has been published and is available for order: You can order it today from all the usual places, including https://smile.amazon.co.uk/Windows-Server-Automation-PowerShell-Cookbook/dp/1804614238. This book updates earlier editions and covers, specifically, PowerShell 7.2 (as an LTS release) and Windows Server 2022. It should also be useful if you are using PowerShell 7 on earlier versions of Windows Server too.  Here is the table of contents: Installing and Configuring PowerShell 7 Managing PowerShell 7 in the Enterprise Ex ..read more
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Export pipeline output to a MarkDown file using PowerShell
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by Harm Veenstra
2d ago
I like using MarkDown to format text and Obsidian to save my notes, and sometimes you want to export the output from cmdlets or scripts for future reference. This blog post will show you how to easily save that output to a new or existing MarkDown file ..read more
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Install or update your SysInternals Suite using PowerShell
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by Harm Veenstra
1w ago
I think a lot of you use the SysInternals tools on your machine. They are great tools at your disposal and have helped me a lot! You can install it using the Microsoft Store method, it will be updated like that too, but for your management server, it's nice to have an installer that works without the Microsoft Store :) In this blog post, I will show you a way to install or update your SysInternals Suite ..read more
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What does $() mean in PowerShell?
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by Alex Neihaus
1w ago
Unlike my last post, this one is a naked attempt to get clicks. See, today Google emailed me with a suggestion to try it's "experimental" content ideas, saying that I could "Get inspiration for new content from Google" for a limited time only. I'm unclear on whether this is Google saying, "Blog about this and … The post What does $() mean in PowerShell? first appeared on Thinking aloud ..read more
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Server-Side-Filtering in PowerShell
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by Harm Veenstra
1w ago
Retrieving objects in your scripts is something that you do regularly. It takes a long time to download and process in larger environments, wasting CPU and time. This blog post will explain how to speed up scripts by filtering server-side before downloading all results and filtering afterward ..read more
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Upload and Download files from Azure Blob Storage using Connection String
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by Przemyslaw Klys
2w ago
They say there is a first time for everything. For me, it's how to download and upload files to Azure Blog Storage using Connection String. Recently I was given Connection String, Container name and had to download some files from Azur Blog Storage. After some research and trying Connect-AzAccount, I found that the proper way to go is thru New-AzStorageContext. Uploading / Downloading files Azure Blog Storage The first thing we need to do is to install Az.Storage module, which in turn will also download Az.Accounts module. Install-Module -Name 'Az.Storage' -Force -Verbose -Scope Current ..read more
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Will ChatGPT replace PowerShell developers?
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by Alex Neihaus
2w ago
Should PowerShell devs worry about AI replacing them? The post Will ChatGPT replace PowerShell developers? first appeared on Thinking aloud ..read more
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Running PowerShell Inside ChatGPT
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2w ago
Running PowerShell inside ChatGPT And the PowerShell Console Executing PowerShell inside ChatGPT displays its remarkable ability to comprehend and evaluate PowerShell commands for you. Chat #1 Act as a PowerShell REPL. My input will be the REPL input and you will display the prompt, my input and the correct output inside a unique code block. $a = 5 $b = 18 ($a, $b, ($a+$b), ($a-$b)) Chat #2 Act as a PowerShell REPL. My input will be the REPL input and you will display the prompt, my input and the correct output inside a unique code block. $d = Get-Date $d.AddDays(5) Introducing the P ..read more
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Windows PowerShell on ARM
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by Alex Neihaus
2w ago
Why would Microsoft ship Windows PowerShell 5.1 on ARM? The post Windows PowerShell on ARM first appeared on Thinking aloud ..read more
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