Install OpenSSH on Windows for PowerShell Core remoting via SSH

If you have been following the developments over the last year on¬†PowerShell Core, you’ll know that the PowerShell team has...

Deploying Windows Software with Puppet and Chocolatey

We live in a world of IT automation and currently, Microsoft is behind Linux in terms of having DevOps tools....

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How I caught the coding bug

For the first few years of my IT career, I was strictly a point-and-click Windows admin. Installing a package? Click,...

Managing the VMware datastore with PowerCLI (PowerShell)

In a VMware vSphere environment, a datastore is the basic building block for storage. You can use a few different...

Restart multiple computers with the PowerShell PCSVDevice module

To restart multiple computers with PowerShell and without relying on functionality of the remote operating system, you can use the...

Remotely migrate user data with USMT and PowerShell

USMT has been a staple for system administrators for years and has greatly reduced the time to migrate data between...

Deploy VMware VMs with PowerCLI and MDT

If you are managing Windows servers, chances are you have a mix of physical and virtual servers in your data...

My self interview

I’ve always wanted to be interviewed, and since I am not even close to being famous there is only one...

Journey into Windows 10 in-place upgrade troubleshooting hell

Like many others organizations, mine is in the process of deploying Windows 10. Any new machine is now Windows 10,...

Monitoring Windows services with PowerShell

Monitoring your infrastructure is an extremely important aspect of managing your systems. If services go down, IT needs to find...