New PS Module for working with F5’s LTM REST API

If you use F5’s BIG‑IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) for load-balancing, then you may find the new PS module I’ve written helpful. The module uses the REST API in ver. 11.6 of the LTM to query and manipulate an F5 LTM device. You can add and remove members from a pool, enable and disable them,Continue Reading »

6th Dutch PowerShell User Group Event 2015 Recap

Richard’s Log, Stardate 2457169.5 Today’s destination is the Recap for the 6th Dutch PowerShell User Group 2015. Now in my hotelroom nearby Schiphol, rethinking all the awesome content I saw today, and the great talks from IT PROFESSIONALS like: Jeff Wouters, Microsoft DevOps Automation Consultant @ Methos – ( Twitter / Personal Blog ) Bartek Bielawski,Systems Engineer @ Optiver – ( Twitter / Personal Blog ) Ben Gelens,Continue Reading »

PhillyPoSH May 2015 Meeting Summary

Jim Ficarra of Comcast Cable presented “PowerShell and Puppet: Extending Puppet on Windows Through Integration of PowerShell Tools, Techniques and Patterns“. ** Unfortunately we had some mic issues but the audio picks up at around 2min into the recording. ** A recording of this meeting has been posted to our YouTube channel. Related posts: Philadelphia MeetingContinue Reading »

Episode 299 – PowerScripting Podcast -Warren Frame on Invoke-Parallel and PoshRSJob

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Warren Frame Interview Warren’s blog Invoke-Parallel PoshRSJob SQLite and PowerShell Chatroom Highlights <proxb> <MikeFRobbins> PowerShell Function to Create CimSessions to Remote Computers with Fallback to Dcom <MikeFRobbins> Targeting Down Level Clients with the Get-CimInstance PowerShell Cmdlet <migreene> AppVeyor badgeContinue Reading »

The Monad Manifesto Annotation Project

Richard’s log, stardate 2457164.5 Today’s destination is the Monad Manifesto Annotation Project. The idea behind this project is to keep the manifesto intact somewhere on the internet, and to provide the possibility to the community to annotate on the several topics in the manifesto. The idea for this came from Pluralsight author Tim Warner, withContinue Reading »

Tonight on the podcast: Jeff Wouters is hands-on with #windows10 & #nanoserver

We have a live show tonight! Please join us as we chat with PowerShell MVP Jeff Wouters about his hands-on experience with Windows 10, Nano Server, and more! Jeff Wouters, MVP Windows PowerShell, is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Automation Consultant at Methos. With over 10 years of IT experience, an MBA degree and two Master degrees, he sharesContinue Reading »


PowerShell… An exciting frontier…

PowerShell… An exciting frontier… These are the voyages of a PowerShell adventurer. Its continuing mission: To explore strange new cmdlets… To seek out new modules; new parameters… To boldly go where no one has gone before!” Richard’s log, stardate 2457163. Our destination for today is my very first post on As you can see,Continue Reading »

Philadelphia PowerShell User Group Meeting – June 4th 2015

Join us on Thursday, June 4th when Dave Wyatt, will present The basics of encrypting and decrypting data, including symmetric and public key algorithms, key management / sharing, and digital certificates. This talk will focus on doing so in the .NET Framework and PowerShell. About Dave Dave Wyatt has been in the IT business since 1999 andContinue Reading »

Survey Results: Source Control for the IT Professional

First off – thank you to everyone who participated in the version control survey! We’ve had a fun few weeks – Somehow the PowerShell Summit, Build, and Ignite were scheduled back-to-back-to-back. Among a host of other announcements and tidbits, we found that Microsoft has open sourced the DSC resources on GitHub, that Pester will beContinue Reading »

Mississippi PowerShell User Group Virtual Meeting – May 12th 2015

Join us virtually on Tuesday, May 12th at 8:30pm Central Time when PowerShell MVP Kirk Munro will present “A peek inside the Poshoholic’s toolbelt”. It’s easy to get excited about all of the new technologies that are being talked about these days.  PowerShell 5.  Windows 10.  Nano server.  .NET Core.  But none of these technologiesContinue Reading »

Survey: Source Control for the IT Professional [Results in]

Edit: The results are in. I was watching Don and Jeffrey’s PowerShell Unplugged session from Ignite the other day, and something stood out. At 30 minutes in, Don asked the crowd whether they were using source control. Based on the video, the crowd wasn’t big on source control. I work in IT. If I asked thatContinue Reading »