Episode 76 - Don Jones on Security

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Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast we talk to PowerShell MVP Don Jones about security


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  • JeffHicks: ##What is the longest PowerShell script you've ever written?
  • JeffHicks: ##What is the killer feature in PowerShell v2 admins will love?
  • meson: ## How can script signing ever become useful if its so hard to get code signing certs?
  • slipsec: ## what's "bypass"  [enum]::getvalues([Microsoft.PowerShell.ExecutionPolicy])UnrestrictedRemoteSignedAllSignedRestrictedRestrictedBypass
  • meson: ## What about the ability to override the executionpolicy via -scope
  • finked: ## is there a link for posh on mono?
  • Jaykul: ## So would you actually recommend saving the money by installing PowerShell 2 on Vista/XP/Server 2003/2008?
  • Sabre9774: ## Will the Powershell 2.0 install for XP/Vista/2003 remove Powershell 1.0 if installed on a machine?
  • finked: ## I am a lowly developer. When I hear security, my eyes glaze over.When I demo Posh for developers. Seems likes a huge process to get developers 'secure' Posh to try it out.Not sure how to balance it
  • Sabre9774: ## that is my concern - we pushed PS 1.0 to all client machines in our enviornment, so would we have to uninstall 1.0 manually first?
  • PenPerk: ## Powershell Certification -- not for the programmer but SysAdmin level?


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About the Author

Jonathan Walz

Since March 2007, Jonathan Walz has been the co-host and technical brains for the PowerScripting Podcast. Conceived as a radio show for the PowerShell community, the podcast is the longest-lived PowerShell show in existence, and has featured dozens of weekly guests.