ICYMI: PowerShell Week of 21-June-2019

PowerShell for Admins

Topics include security tools, security fixes, operation validation and module updates and open source UI creation.

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

WINSpect – Powershell based Windows Auditing Tool

by Bala Ganesh on June 20th

An over view of the WINSpect Tool.

PSAvalonia – Open source PowerShell bindings for Avalonia

by Adam Driscoll on June 17th

Avalonia is a WPF-style cross-platform UI library. Today, we are open sourcing a PowerShell module to create UIs using the Avalonia library. The Avalonia bindings that were once part of PowerShell Pro Tools are now open source and up on GitHub and the PowerShell Gallery.

Distributed and Flexible Operations Validation Framework – Introduction

by Ravikanth Chaganti on June 17th

Learn about the various options for operation validations are, and the limitations each come with.

New Release: VMware PowerCLI 11.3.0

by Kyle Ruddy on June 20th

See what updates have been made in PowerCLI 11.3.0 from speed improvements to new cmdlets.

Mitigating BlueKeep with PowerShell

by Mike F Robbins on June 14th

Ways to mitigate the BlueKeep vulnerability using remote PowerShell

Reddit /r/PowerShell – Most Popular Weekly Post

Help out in a discussion about SSL PowerShell Remoting, should it be done, or shouldn’t it?

Youtube: Tyler Leonhardt – Simply REST API testing with Autorest and PowerShell

Simplify testing of REST APIs using PowerShell and AutoRest

Testing REST APIs can be a pain. First you must construct you URI, then you decide what headers you need, maybe it needs a body… Then you’ll throw it in tools like cURL or Postman and hope you’ve formatted it correctly. What if it didn’t have to be that way? What if you could interact with your REST API from the comfort of your terminal without having to build a single URL.

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