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PowerShell ForEach-Object Parallel Feature

PowerShell ForEach-Object Parallel Feature PowerShell 7.0 Preview 3 is now available with a new ForEach-Object Parallel Experimental feature. This feature is a great new tool for parallelizing work, but like any tool, it has its uses and drawbacks. This article ... continue reading
Configuring Startup Settings in Microsoft Teams with Windows PowerShell

Configuring Startup Settings in Microsoft Teams with Windows PowerShell

Summary: Using the ConvertFrom-JSON and ConvertTo-JSON Cmdlets to edit a configuration file Q: Hey, Doctor Scripto! I need to be able to change the Startup settings in Teams (like the Auto launch feature). I can change it in the Interface, ... continue reading
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PowerTip: Using PowerShell to Convert raw Text to a Comma Separated columm

Summary: Using PowerShell and a very simple Regular Expression to convert Random counts of spaces to a Comma Hey Doctor Scripto! I have some string based output from a non PowerShell application. The output is good but I need to ... continue reading

Automating Quser through PowerShell

Summary: Using PowerShell to automate Quser to identify users to Logoff systems in Windows Hey Doctor Scripto! I need to log a user off every computer they’re logged into. The problem is, I don’t know which ones. How can I ... continue reading
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PowerTip: Identify if SQL Servers are configured to best practices

Summary: Using the features of the SQLServer PowerShell module to run assessments of your servers How can I easily check that my SQL Servers are all configured to meet best practices? You can use SQL Server Assessments – the latest ... continue reading

Executing SQL Server Assessments from PowerShell

Summary: Using the SQLServer module cmdlets to review and monitor SQL Server instance and database configuration Q: Hey, Doctor Scripto! I have loads of SQL Servers in my area of responsibility and I know they all need certain configuration settings ... continue reading

New Telemetry in PowerShell 7 Preview 3

Beginning in PowerShell 7 Preview 3, PowerShell will be sending some additional data points to Microsoft. This data will allow us to better understand usage of PowerShell and enable us to prioritize our future investments. These additional points of data ... continue reading
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PowerShell 7 Preview 3

PowerShell 7 Preview 3 In May, we published our PowerShell 7 Roadmap. We have been making progress on our roadmap and are currently on track to have a Generally Available (GA) release by end of this calendar year. Long Term ... continue reading
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PowerTip: Identify Synchronized AzureAD accounts with a License assigned

Summary: Using PowerShell to identify users who are Synchronized to AzureAD but not yet licensed Hey, Doctor Scripto! I’d love to be able to identify users Synchronized to AzureAD that haven’t yet had their licenses assigned. Help a friend out? ... continue reading
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Out-GridView Returns

Out-GridView Returns! It’s been almost 3 years since PowerShell Core debuted for Linux and Mac, and as we’ve increased our cmdlet coverage more and more, one cmdlet has always stood out as a top, cross-platform request. Today, we are excited ... continue reading