ICYMI: PowerShell Week of 28-August-2020

Topics include Data type accelerators, Directory sizes, Monitoring UniFi devices and more…

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

Monitoring with PowerShell: user experience issues & Unifi EOL Monitoring

by Kelvin Tegelaar on 24th August

Kelvin delivers two scripts in this blog post one to monitor user experience and the other to monitor Unifi for EOL devices.

Taking Issue with PowerShell

by Jeffery Hicks on 26th August

In this blog post Jeff makes a case for getting involved with PowerShell 7 and contribute to the opensource project.

Using PowerShell Data Types Accelerators to Speed up Coding

by Adam Listek on 26th August

Accelerators will help you save time and effort for many of the common tasks that a script may need.

How to Add Port to Firewall Windows 10 from an Excel Sheet

by Emanuel Halapciuc on 27th August

Use a spreadsheet to add multiple firewall rules depending on the machine role and prevent errors in adding your firewall rules.

Finding Teams and Yammer Groups with PowerShell

by Tony Redmond on 27th August

Needing to run a report on Teams or Yammer enabled M365 groups, if that’s the case then check out this post.

Reddit /r/PowerShell – Most Popular Weekly Post

u/theSysadminChannel shares a script for getting recursive directory sizes.

Youtube: Module Monday: PowerShell Protect

Module Monday is a video series where I look at a cool PowerShell module every Monday. This Monday, we look at PowerShell Protect. PowerShell Protect is a module and antimalware scan interface provider that allows you to audit and block scripts based on rules. These rules can look at the aspects of a script to determine whether they should be audited or blocked.

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