Cyber Chief Magazine: Strategies for protecting your data in the cloud Download Now
12 November, 2018 | Jeff Melnick

Most Useful SharePoint PowerShell Commands

SharePoint Server is a web-based collaborative platform that integrates with Microsoft Office. To configure SharePoint site settings, system administrators often use the SharePoint Management Shell that is installed with the SharePoint product. Running the SharePoint Management Shell calls the...
6 November, 2018 | Russell Smith

Using PowerShell to Create ZIP Archives and Unzip Files

Sometimes it can be useful to programmatically create zip archives or extract files from existing archives. Windows PowerShell 5.0 added two cmdlets for doing just that. The Compress-Archive cmdlet enables you to create new archives from folders or individual files and to add files to archives;...
23 October, 2018 | Jeff Melnick

SysAdmin Magazine: Automate It! Managing AD with PowerShell

This issue of SysAdmin Magazine celebrates lazy (read “efficient”!) admins who subscribe to the principle, “work smarter, not harder.” It provides a time-tested kit of Windows PowerShell commands that make the job of managing Active Directory easy and almost hands free. You’ll find out...
22 October, 2018 | Jeff Melnick

Introduction to PowerShell

In this short PowerShell introduction, I’ll explain what PowerShell is and what it was created for, as well as provide a list of useful resources that can help you learning PowerShell scripting and make your working life easier. Windows PowerShell is a Windows command-line shell created to...
16 October, 2018 | Russell Smith

How to Create, Change and Test Passwords Using PowerShell

Automation is the key to streamlining Active Directory management tasks. In this article, I’ll show you how to create, change and test user passwords with PowerShell scripts. Installing the AD PowerShell module Before you can use PowerShell to manage Active Directory, you need to install the...
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