ICYMI: PowerShell Week of 30-August-2019

PowerShell for Admins

Topics include DNS, GUI’s, automation of legacy tools, Azure test environment setups and more!

Special thanks to Kevin Laux, Prasoon Karunan V, and Robin Dadswell.

Comparing two or more objects visually in PowerShell

by Przemyslaw Klys on 25th August

Compare-Object is good, but how about comparing multiple objects and seeing the results in an easy to see format!

Create your own Dynamic DNS service using Azure DNS – part 2

by Graham Gold on 26th August

Use a very lightweight updater client (windows or linux) that uses an Azure PowerShell function to update the DNS record-set entry.

How to Build a PowerShell GUI for your Scripts

by June Castillote on 26th August

PowerShell is a command-line tool but did you know it can also be used as a base for graphical interfaces? Sometimes command-line isn’t the best kind of interface for a particular instance. Building a PowerShell GUI for for your service desk is a great example. This is one of those times when it is more appropriate to build graphical tools instead.

Automating Quser through PowerShell

by Dan Reist on 27th August

I need to log a user off every computer they’re logged into. The problem is, I don’t know which ones. How can I discover which computers they’re logged into and then log them off?

Splitting Functions from Scripts in bulk

by Shane O’Neill on 28th August

Ever wanted to use some of the functions within a script and easily call them? Turns out it is incredibly easy, find out more with Shane.

Tweet of the Week

A call out from Steve for what we want to be blogged about.

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From the London PSUG, Naw explains in great detail and with passion what he created at The British Museum to automate the setup of test environments using Azure PowerShell, Pester (Unit Test & Infrastructure Test), Azure DevOps/Pipeline.

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