ICYMI: PowerShell Week of 14-June-2019

Topics include Pester goodness, auto cleanup of Azure resources, PSPowerHour, and more.

Special thanks to Robin Dadswell, Prasoon Karunan V, and Mark Roloff.

Testing Self-contained Scripts With Pester

by Jakub Jareš on June 9th

Unit testing your scripts can be a pain if you're in the habit of calling functions in the same file that you declare them in.

Azure Garbage Collection

by Charles Féval on June 10th

If you're forgetful and sometimes leave test resources in Azure longer than necessary, Charles has a great Function App that automatically categorizes and cleans up specially marked resources. Our wallets rejoice!

Using PowerShell to retrieve CAC Information

by Peter Vanhaverbeke on June 12th

Those of you in the military space may be working with Federal Agency Smartcard Numbers. Peter has whipped together a script for pulling certificate information from those cards.

Project: Terminal-Icons

by Brandon Olin

Need to class your shell up a bit? Brandon has released a module that'll display folder and file icons right in the shell.

YouTube: Powershell Is DEAD-Epic Learnings!

by Ben Turner, Doug McLeod, Rob Maslen on June 9th

From Security BSides London, this is a pretty damn cool deep dive into some of the latest techniques used by red and blue teams with PowerShell and it's underlying or related technologies.

Youtube: PSPowerHour 008: 2019-06-13

It's been a while but PSPowerHour is back with some great lightning content. Azure pipelines, web servers, fonts, and more!

About Mark Roloff

Mark Roloff is a delivery engineer at Corus360 in Denver, CO, working with Azure, PowerShell, and whatever else falls in his lap. He enjoys a good craft brew, sci-fi, and solving interesting problems.