ICYMI: PowerShell Week of 2-August-2019

Topics include data aggregation, file permission migrations, checking reboots in the registry, credential management, default parameters and setting up for PowerShell Development.

Special thanks to Prasoon Karunan V and Robin Dadswell

Aggregating Data with PowerShell

by Jess Pomfret on July 26th

For DBAs aggregation of data is a given, but how do we do that in PowerShell? Find out with Jess' look into ways to do it.

Transferring File Permissions with PowerShell

by Adam Bertram on July 26th

Maintaining file share permissions across servers can be a major challenge but by using PowerShell, we can automate this process allowing you to go home early.

How to Check for a Pending Reboot in the Registry (Windows)

by Adam Bertram on July 28th

Whenever you install software, updates or make configuration changes, it's common for Windows to need a reboot. Many OS tasks sometimes force Windows to require a reboot. When a reboot is pending, Windows add some registry values to show that. In this blog post, you're going to learn how to check for a pending reboot and how to build a PowerShell script to automate the task.

Credential Management Module

by MosaicMK Software on July 30th

Manage credentials saved to the windows credential manager and call them as clear text or a PSCredential object to be used by other PowerShell Commends

What’s in your PowerShell $PSDefaultParameterValues Preference Variable?

by Mike F Robbins on August 1st

An view into Mike's use of a powerful preference variable added in PowerShell version 3.0.

Youtube: Getting setup for PowerShell Development

Learn how to configure and setup your computer for PowerShell Development. In this fourth episode of Learn PowerShell you learn to start coding PowerShell daily with a few free components and easy configuration. Follow along with this video for an easy step-by-step walk-through for getting setup to start writing PowerShell.