PowerShell has been the default configuration tool for Windows since it’s release in 2006, but since being open-sourced in 2016, administrators can use it for Linux and macOS as well. However, there are some significant differences in how to manage a Windows operating system over a Linux operating system.
Built-in PowerShell 7 module NetTCPIP, on Windows, offers a range of functionality to update and manage your network interfaces. Many of the traditional IT administration tasks, such as setting a static IP address or DNS Server settings, are trivial using the functions within the NetTCPIP module.
Microsoft announced Azure Arc at Ignite 2019 providing a cross-platform hybrid management system to manage all servers anywhere. In this article, you'll learn how to onboard your on-premises servers to Azure Arc Servers.
How Error Handling Works in PowerShell 7 Among the many exciting features being introduced by PowerShell 7, there is a lot of new error display functionality as well! PowerShell already has a robust error handling capability and with these new features, it makes troubleshooting that much easier. Understanding Errors within PowerShell First, it helps to [...]
Since Microsoft open-sourced PowerShell in 2016, running it on Linux has become not only easier but a core part of the PowerShell roadmap. With PowerShell 7 in development, the stated goal is to make PowerShell accessible from not only Windows but Mac and Linux.
PowerShell on its own is a robust and versatile language that can help you accomplish any task at hand. Combine it with the ability to run remotely on other computers and it becomes unparalleled as a scripting language
PowerShell jobs are an integral part of PowerShell. This handy feature allows administrators to run commands asynchronously. Asynchronous commands allow for parallel execution cutting down on time and fully leveraging compute power.
PowerShell 7.0 introduces a familiar mainstay of most programming languages, the Ternary Operator. Using a much shorter syntax for if/then logic, it makes defining conditional values for properties much more concise and easy to read.
Loops are one of those crucial logic components that every programming language uses extensively and PowerShell is by no means any different. A loop allows you to iterate through a collection of objects performing one or more operations on each.
Looking to upgrade to PowerShell 7? Here's the easy way to move to the new version of the platform.
Looking to install the latest version of Powershell? Here's the tutorial to install the latest version of the platform.
You can now use Powershell with Azure Functions 2.0. This article provides a quick example using Visual Studio Code and the Azure Functions extension, which makes authoring and deployment easy.
Microsoft released the generally available (1.0) version of the Teams PowerShell module on April 24. The Get-Team cmdlet receives a big makeover (and slowdown), but overall the module is solid and you shouldn't need to make too many changes to scripts.
Unless you've been stuck in a data center server rack, you've most likely heard about the next version of PowerShell, referred to as PowerShell Core.
For those of you jumping into PowerShell on Linux, here are 5 things you'll want to keep in mind.