ICYMI: PowerShell Week of 7-June-2019

PowerShell for Admins

Topics include checking patch status, About help docs, variable scoping, and proposed changes to PowerShellGet.

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

Demo: Debug PowerShell Azure Functions locally

by Dan O’Sullivan on June 3rd

Looking to dip into Azure Functions? Dan has a nice demo on local debugging that can help iron out any kinks in your code.

PowerShell Script to Find Out Patch Installation Status on Remote Computers

by Hareesh Jampani on June 4th

Hareesh has put together a script that can help you quickly determine the status of patches on your systems.

Dude, where’s my var? – Understanding scoping in Universal Dashboard

by Adam Driscoll on June 5th

Scoping can sometimes get confusing. Especially in runspaces, which are a core component of how UD works. Adam does a great job of breaking this down for the rest of us neophytes.

PowerShell Basics: Meet About – The Owner’s Manual for PowerShell

by Michael Bender on June 6th

The About pages in PowerShell’s help docs are some of the best places to learn new concepts. Everyone should know about them, use them, love them.

RFC – DSC Community Logo

The DSC community has decided that it’s time for a logo. Hop in, check out the options, vote on your favorite!

Reddit /r/PowerShell – Most Popular Weekly Post

Description of Reddit topic

Tweet of the Week

Steve Lee inherits PowerShellGet (Find/Install-Module) and issues an RFC to discuss proposed breaking changes with the new version.

Youtube: Automating Active Directory Health Checks with PSADHealth

From the London PowerShell Meetup, Daniel Krebs covers the PSADHealth module and how it can help you monitor AD for any issues.

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