ICYMI: PowerShell Week of 07-August-2020

Topics include Azure VMs, PSReadline, Terraform and more…

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

Terraform – Uploading a local PowerShell module to an Azure Automation account

by François-Xavier Cat on 2nd August

I had a scenario where some of my runbooks were using a custom PowerShell module that was not publicly available. This short article document my approach.

Monitoring with PowerShell: Monitoring B-Series VM credits

by Kelvin Tegelaar on 3rd August

A lot of MSPs use the B-Series VMs for tasks, and why wouldn’t you? This script helps you monitor those VMs for remaining credits.

PowerShell: 201-2-vms-internal-load-balancer

by Kiran Patnayakuni on 4th August

This is a conversion of ARM template 201-2-vms-internal-load-balancer  from the repository azure\azure-quickstart-templates  to PowerShell Script

Enhancing interaction with quotes and brackets by using PSReadline

by Sergey Vasin on 4th August

Using PSReadline to enhance PS Console with things like SmartInsertQuotes and PairedBraces.

Validating Computer Names With Powershell

by @LFullenwarth on 5th August

Luke is explaining about the various parameter validation types in PowerShell, please take a look.

Reddit /r/PowerShell – Most Popular Weekly Post

u/DragonToutNu shares his success story.

Tweet of the Week

PowerShell team is making some improvements to DSC support in #PowerShell 7.1.

Youtube: PowerShell Live Training – APIs and Web Requests

Follow along in this live training video to learn about using APIs in PowerShell.