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Windows Security change affecting PowerShell

The recent (1/8/2019) Windows security patch CVE-2019-0543, has introduced a breaking change for a PowerShell remoting scenario. It is a narrowly scoped scenario that should have low impact for most users. The breaking change only affects local loopback remoting, which ... continue reading
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How to migrate from AzureRM to Az in Azure PowerShell

On December 18, 2018, the Azure PowerShell team released the first stable version of “Az,” a new cross-platform PowerShell module that will replace AzureRM. You can install this module by running “Install-Module Az” in an elevated PowerShell prompt. Since January ... continue reading
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Configure Visual Studio Code to run PowerShell for Windows and PowerShell Core Simultaneously

I'm a PowerShell fan and have recently adopted PowerShell Core as my version of choice. If you are not familiar with PowerShell Core, it is a cross platform (Windows, Linux, and macOS) version of PowerShell based on .NET Core. That ... continue reading
SSH on Windows Server 2019

SSH on Windows Server 2019

Hello all from PFE Land! I’m Allen Sudbring, PFE in the Central Region. Today I’m going to talk about the built in SSH server that can be added to Windows Server 2019. With previous versions of server, there was some ... continue reading

Infrastructure + Security: Noteworthy News (October, 2018)

Hi there! Stanislav Belov here, bringing you the next issue of the Infrastructure + Security: Noteworthy News series! As a reminder, the Noteworthy News series covers various areas, to include interesting news, announcements, links, tips and tricks from Windows, Azure, ... continue reading

MS Ignite Tips: PowerShell Power-up

Determining a schedule of sessions for conferences can be a daunting task given the hundreds of options available. Have no fear, here's all the information you need to upskill on PowerShell and Automation at Microsoft Ignite. I'll cover must-see sessions ... continue reading

PowerShell Standard Library: Build single module that works across Windows PowerShell and PowerShell Core

This is the first of a series of blog posts that will help you take advantage of a new NuGet package PowerShellStandard Library 5.1.0. This package allows developers to create modules that are portable between Windows PowerShell 5.1 and PowerShell ... continue reading

Increased Windows Modules coverage with PowerShell Core 6.1

During the May 2018 Community Call and a tweet a few weeks later, we mentioned that PowerShell team was spending significant time in the Windows codebase. We even demoed using the Active Directory PowerShell Module from PowerShell Core 6 during ... continue reading
Recent updates to Project “Honolulu” and PowerShell Core 6.0

Recent updates to Project “Honolulu” and PowerShell Core 6.0

Server management tools have evolved rapidly in the past few months making it easier to remotely monitor and configure your servers both for Windows and Linux-based systems. In January, we announced the general availability of PowerShell Core 6.0, now cross-platform ... continue reading
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