Topics include SharePoint, AD trust relationships, Azure File Sync, working with variables and more.
Special thanks to Prasoon Karunan V and Robin Dadswell
by Jan Egil Ring on 4th August
Introduction to a new PowerShell DSC resource module called AzureFileSyncDsc. Including an overview of what Azure File Sync is.
by Adam Bertram on 4th August
There are many different tools to monitor whether a web server is running or not. However, if you and/or your team know PowerShell and, perhaps, already have some PowerShell scripts to manage web services, using PowerShell to monitor uptime may be a good option.
by Przemyslaw Klys on 4th August
One of the common ways to connect to Active Directory is thru LDAP protocol. There are a lot of applications that talk to AD via LDAP. By default Active Directory has LDAP enabled but that's a bit insecure in today's world. That's where LDAPS comes in. It's not easy to set up, but when you get it done, it works. The problem I had recently is that while setting up LDAPS on DC's I only did this on some of the DC's, and not all of them as I should.
by Adam Bertram on 6th August
Once the most common problems that plagues Windows system administrators is trusted, Active Directory computers seemingly fall off the domain. In this guide, you're going to learn every trick I've come across in my 20+ years managing Active Directory and how to automate it with PowerShell.
by Veronique Lengelle on 7th August
There are some useful cmdlets in the SharePoint PowerShell PnP module that one wouldn’t think about using, but coupled with a set of other cmdlets, they can be very useful!
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Learn how to use and work with PowerShell variables. See different PowerShell variable types, and how to identify them. Learn how to get a list of PowerShell constant and environment variables.