I am an introvert.

There I said it. Unless you are one of us, it is a derogatory term, I know. When extroverts think...

Creating PowerShell Core scripts on Linux

Now that PowerShell is available on various Linux distributions (such as CentOS, Red Hat, and Ubuntu), it is natural for...

A day in the life of a thirtysomething Sysadmin

I am not sure about you, but I sometimes wonder what other peoples lives are like day-to-day. I thought I...

Recompiling Chocolatey packages

Chocolatey is a very popular tool among system administrators as it helps automate package management for Windows. Since Chocolatey can...

Use PowerShell to create your Fantasy Football Draft order

With the NFL season upon us, Fantasy Football owners are starting to research and plan out which players they will...

How to Access ESXCLI with PowerCLI

If you have worked with vSphere, chances are you have had to perform some tasks on an ESXi host using...

Windows 10 in-place upgrade with PowerShell and MDT

In this article, I will demonstrate how to use Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) and PowerShell to create a reusable in-place...

A safer way to patch ESXi using PowerCLI and VUM

Patching vSphere is fairly straightforward using vSphere Update Manager. You can let vCenter/VUM automate the patching of an entire datacenter...

Capture network traces with the PowerShell module NetEventPacketCapture

Every network admin will at some point need to capture and view network events to help troubleshoot network issues. The...

Using the Windows Defender PowerShell cmdlets

There are several ways to manage and configure Windows Defender, such as via the System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), Desired...