ICYMI: PowerShell Week of 08-May-2020

Topics include Mother’s day scripts, securing credentials, new PS7 behaviors and more…

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

Usefulness Of The Last Command Result New Behavior In PowerShell 7.

by @LFullenwarth on 3rd May

Luke tries to explain the behavioural change in the ‘Last Command Result’ in PowerShell 7.

Automating with PowerShell: Automating Warranty information reporting.

by @KelvinTegelaar on 4th May

Kelvin wrote a PowerShell wrapper to grab the warranty information for most major manufactures and it will generate a warranty report based on the input data.

A PowerShell Windows Terminal Toolbox

by @JeffHicks on 5th May

Jeff has created a PowerShell module called  WTToolBox to managing and working with the Windows Terminal application from Microsoft.

Multiple Azure credentials in PowerShell

by @ehrnst on 6th May

Martin is explaining, how to connect to the multiple Azure environments and switch between the accounts using context.

A PowerShell script to remotely install SQL Server service packs

by Adam Bertram on 7th May

In this article, Adam explains how to build a simple script for patching the Sql Server with the Service Packs.

Reddit /r/PowerShell – Most Popular Weekly Post

u/sleightof52 shares a video of a “get-MomFlower” script that orders flowers for his Mom for Mother’s day automatically.

Tweet of the Week

RTPSUG tweeted out the link to the recording of their virtual meeting this week. Don Jones presented what would have been his PowerShell summit talk.

Youtube: How to secure passwords in PowerShell Scripts

Great short video showing how to use and secure passwords in your PowerShell scripts.