ICYMI: PowerShell Week of 24-July-2020

Topics include SSH Remoting without SSH, VS Code, SQL Server and more.

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

Adding custom types to PowerShell objects

by Sergey Vasin on 21st July

Objects that result from PowerShell commands execution belong to some data type, but this doesn’t prevent us from adding a custom type.

Discovering Provider Specific Commands

by @JeffHicks on 22nd July

With the loss of provider aware help Jeff offers some suggestions to know what commands are available to with specific providers.

Using Secret Management module to run SSMS, VS Code and Azure Data Studio as another user.

by @sqldbawithbeard on 22nd July

Discusses using the Secret Management Module to run applications as other users, specifically an admin account.

Finding & Downloading Required SQL Server Updates

by Andy Levy on 22nd July

An interesting look at downloading SQL updates via PowerShell

PowerShell Remoting Over SSH, Without SSH!

by @awakecoding on 22nd July

Marc-Andre shows how to use socat instead of ssh to do PowerShell remoting in PowerShell core.

Reddit /r/PowerShell – Most Popular Weekly Post

Chicago PowerShell user Group is doing a virtual conference with keynote speaker Jeffrey Snover.

Youtube: Weaning Yourself Away From GUI-Based AD Administration with Mike Kanakos

On the Hybrid Identity Podcast Mike discusses IT pros who have not yet made the jump to the cmd line, scripting and automation.