• Knowing if your IT infrastructure is operating as it should is a fundamental task for any IT administrator. Plethoras of tools and products are available in the market to accomplish this task. I want to talk about another option that is free, simple, and uses PowerShell and Pester to perform the heavy lifting. This simple module is called the Operation Validation Framework.

  • Serverless computing—or the ability to execute code without having to manage the underlying resources—is all the rage these days. Can PowerShell join in on the fun? Yes, it can! This article will show you how to use PowerShell to create an Azure Functions app and deploy a PowerShell-based function.

  • The correct way to write a PowerShell function that works with file paths from the pipeline requires some effort, but it will make your PowerShell scripts work more reliably.

  • If you have a PowerShell script you’d like to run constantly in the background and start up automatically after a reboot, the best option is to run it as a Windows service. I’ll show you how to set this up using NSSM, the Non-Sucking Service Manager.

  • With the Set-StrictMode cmdlet you can turn PowerShell’s Strict Mode on, which ensures that you follow best practices in your script. Here, you’ll learn the differences between Strict Mode versions 1.0 and 2.0.

  • Sometimes speed and efficiency are not that important when writing quick and dirty PowerShell scripts. At other times they are critical. This article will highlight some of the common mistakes people make when writing PowerShell scripts that cause it to slow to a crawl.

  • This article will show you how to test your network latency to different Azure regions so you can make the best decision possible when choosing where to deploy your resources

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