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How to use PowerShell in Azure Data Studio

Sydney Smith joins Scott Hanselman to show the rich editing experience provided by the PowerShell extension in Azure Data Studio by creating a SQL Server in a Linux Docker container with external storage—all using PowerShell Core in Azure Data Studio.To ... continue reading
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PowerTip: Identify which Platform PowerShell is running on

Summary: Using $PSVersionTable to identify if you are on Windows or Unix Hey, Doctor Scripto! I’m working on my PowerShell scripts and I need to be able to identify if I’m working on Windows or Linux. How can I do ... continue reading

Creating a Platform Independent Function in PowerShell

Summary: Creating a Function in PowerShell and the power of the $PSVersionTable to make code more portable Q: Hey, Doctor Scripto! I saw that post last week on converting Here-String into an array. I wanted to write my code to ... continue reading
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PowerTip: Identify if you are running on PowerShell Core

Summary: Pulling up the properties of $PSVersionTable to identify your PowerShell edition Hey, Doctor Scripto! I want to write my modules and scripts to be more portable. How can I tell if I am executing on PowerShell Core? Just use ... continue reading
Maximizing the Power of Here-String in PowerShell for Configuration Data

Maximizing the Power of Here-String in PowerShell for Configuration Data

Summary: Discovering some of the awesome and neat ways to leverage a Here-String in a Script or function Q: Hey, Doctor Scripto! I used to write scripts with supporting configuration files that never really changed. I was wondering if there ... continue reading
SSH on Windows Server 2019

SSH on Windows Server 2019

First published on TECHNET on Oct 29, 2018 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 ... 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
How to Copy files from Windows to Linux using PowerShell Remoting

How to Copy files from Windows to Linux using PowerShell Remoting

With the release PowerShell Core 6, the PowerShell Team brought PowerShell to other platforms like Linux and macOS. This new cross-platform approach allows users to take advantage of some pretty cool features. In this blog post, I am quickly going ... continue reading

Azure Policy Guest Configuration – Client

This post builds upon the introduction published earlier to the PowerShell blog. In this post we are going to explore the Azure Policy Guest Configuration client and how configuration content is consumed. The full documentation for this service is available ... continue reading
PowerShell Basics: Meet About - The Owner’s Manual for PowerShell

PowerShell Basics: Meet About – The Owner’s Manual for PowerShell

When I began to learn PowerShell, I asked a few experts in the field how they learned to use it with very few books or online references available at the time they began using it. Every one of them pointed ... continue reading
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