Storing Objects and Text.

The best case scenario in my opinion of using variables is to leverage objects. I know some of the users prefer text only, but objects carry much more information, that can be logged or leveraged. Here is an example: Having computer’s name vs and object with multiple properties. The 3 last lines are are magic…Continue reading “Storing Objects and Text.”

Using Object properties

A lot of people see PowerShell as conversion tool, but it can do so much more. It can uninstall apps, inventory your applications. Rename files to a standard. Create shares, modify files and sessions and give an Administrator access to a computer without interrupting a session. It is built on .net/c# so it can doContinue reading “Using Object properties”

PowerShell Importing Data from Excel

If you want to import Excel data I recommend giving the people who toke the time to develop this module Import-Excel. It can be Read about on the PSGallery here: After reading we will try to find the module using built im module package for powershell : “find-module importexcel” we can pipe this intoContinue reading “PowerShell Importing Data from Excel”

Formatting dates from text or objects

Ever imported data just to have a non readable date stamp? Get-date can take your text that is a date and turn it into something more readable. Take “15-FEB-20” for example. It’s not really a wildly used format. Pipe that to get-date like so: Then you can format your date to remove time and whatContinue reading “Formatting dates from text or objects”

Planning stops the issues from Spanning.

Planning is vital to any infrastructure environment and when scripting or using PowerShell is by no means any different. when you add a high level plan/structure and use it as a map of to-dos and things you want to add later and things you would like to change. Failure to plan can mean data lossContinue reading “Planning stops the issues from Spanning.”

Google cloud and the absence of PowerShell.

I was looking into google cloud to explore some options for a client to leverage some automation elements and was very interested until I learned of the lack of PowerShell support. For the life of me I cannot understand Google’s purpose to neglect populations of individual platforms and still want professionals to take their platformContinue reading “Google cloud and the absence of PowerShell.”

Mobile PowerShell Needed?

I have always wanted to get my mittens on a mobile iteration of the prized management tool. I made sure I got a mobile sized tablet that would allow for me to use this on the go. Remote Desktop, Team viewer, Screen connect, VNC just dont respond like a native client. Wouldn’t it be somethingContinue reading “Mobile PowerShell Needed?”