Installing software with PowerShell DSC

PowerShell DSC allows you to install software and ensures the applications stay installed.

Adam BertramMVP By Adam Bertram - Fri, January 29, 2016 - 2 comments

Adam is a Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter Management Most Valuable Profressional (MVP) who specializes in Windows PowerShell. You can reach Adam at adamtheautomator.com or on Twitter at @adbertram.

How to create a PowerShell 5 class

In this article, you’ll understand why classes are important in PowerShell administrative scripting, and you’ll learn how to define and use a simple class.

Timothy Warner By Timothy Warner - Thu, January 28, 2016 - 3 comments

Timothy Warner is a Windows systems administrator, software developer, author, and technical trainer based in Nashville, TN. Check out his new book Windows PowerShell in 24 Hours.

Logging in PowerShell scripts

With the help of the function discussed in this post, you can easily incorporate logging in your PowerShell scripts.

Adam BertramMVP By Adam Bertram - Wed, January 27, 2016 - 0 comments

Adam is a Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter Management Most Valuable Profressional (MVP) who specializes in Windows PowerShell. You can reach Adam at adamtheautomator.com or on Twitter at @adbertram.

Contribute to Microsoft’s PowerShell code base on GitHub

In this article, you’ll learn how to clone a Microsoft code repository, make source code changes, and then submit those changes back to Microsoft. In this way, you can make personal contributions to the Microsoft product family!

Timothy Warner By Timothy Warner - Tue, January 26, 2016 - 0 comments

Timothy Warner is a Windows systems administrator, software developer, author, and technical trainer based in Nashville, TN. Check out his new book Windows PowerShell in 24 Hours.

Clone an EC2 instance with a bash script

With the help of the EC2 CLI tools and the bash script I wrote, you can remotely clone an EC2 instance with all settings and attached EBS volumes.

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Mon, January 25, 2016 - 0 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.