ICYMI: PowerShell Week of 10-January-2020

Topics include reinstalling Windows Store Apps, Auditing Computers, PowerShell 7 and more.

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

Reprovision Windows 10 Apps… Wait, What? – Systems Management Squad

by Cody Mathis on 6th January

Reverse Windows 10 AppX Deprovisioning. Restore the Windows Store, and any other AppX Package that has been removed.

How to Revoke Azure AD Tokens from Expired AD Users

by Adam Bertram on 6th January

Learn how to build a PowerShell script that finds all expired AD user accounts and revoke Azure AD tokens in this tutorial.

PowerShell 7 – Pipeline Chain Operators

by Mark Ukotic on 7th January

With this release comes several new features that continue to build upon the previous versions. One of these new features being introduced are two new operators, && and ||, referred to as pipeline chain operators.

Computer Auditing – Part 4 – Windows Services, DHCP Scopes, and IIS Websites

by Kamal on 7th January

I’ve recently been looking at extending the standard set of auditing (from the previous scripts mentioned in Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3) to include DHCP scope information, and IIS-based website information.

PowerShell’s Secret Wildcard

by Josh King on 9th of January

It’s funny how you can be a daily PowerShell user for years and completely miss something about a feature you regularly use… such as the “like” operators accepting more than two different wildcards.

Reddit /r/PowerShell – Most Popular Weekly Post

u/MadBoyEvo details all of his work in PowerShell during 2019, over 40 modules.

Tweet of the Week

PowerShell 7 GA will come in February after an RC2 release.

Youtube: Foreach-Object -Parallel

Jason Helmick does a video discussing the -Parallel parameter in PS Core’s Foreach-Object cmdlet.

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