ICYMI: PowerShell Week of 13-September-2019

Topics include Active Directory, SCCM, Security and More.

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

What do we say to health checking Active Directory?

by Przemyslaw Klys on 8th September

There are plenty of tools out there to check the health of AD, but Przemyslaw shares the tools he's created with the community.

CLEANING UP (B)ADMIN ACCOUNTS IN CONFIGMGR

by Merlijn Van Waeyenberghe on 8th September

Find out an easy way to change accounts within SCCM - especially useful when you have that one admin account that is everywhere.

Run PowerShell without Powershell.exe — Best tools & techniques

by Bank Security on 9th September

During last months, observing how the attackers and consequently the antivirus are moving, I thought of writing this article for all the pen testers and red teamers who are looking for the best technique to use their PowerShell scripts or command lines during post exploitation phase without running PowerShell.exe and thus avoiding being caught by the Next-Gen Antivirus, EDR or from the Blue Team or Threat Hunting team.

Weekly Module Spotlight: ImportExcel

by Ravikanth Chaganti on 9th September

Ravikanth looks at his module of the week ImportExcel giving a good overview of what is happening.

Can Parallel For Each Loops in PowerShell 7 Tear Me Away from PoshRSJob?

by Josh King on 10th September

PoshRSJob has been my go to module for Parallelization for years... let's see if a head to head test with the new PowerShell 7 feature will change that.

Reddit /r/PowerShell - Most Popular Weekly Post

Of course the most popular Reddit post is a meme. Dig into the comments on this post and find some great information on randomness and using Get-Random with an array.

Tweet of the Week

Ever wanted to manage Zoom with PowerShell, well now there is a module for that!

Youtube: Define Cross-Platform System Configuration Requirements with PowerShell

Trevor Sullivan looks at how you create PowerShell "Requirements" on a Mac OS system using the PowerShell module called "Requirements".

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