In a previous blog post I talked about working with enums in PowerShell and how useful they are. Would they not be even more useful if we could create and use our own enums? Yes, yes they would.
Enums are not the commonly used data type in PowerShell but I was recently reminded of how simple and useful they really are. And they got some love in PowerShell 5!
Recently I’ve begun to move the Chocolatey packages I maintain from manual to automatic updating. While going from package to package I came across an issue retrieving the downloads page for Yubico Authenticator using Invoke-WebRequest. This caught me by surprise as I was retrieving other Yubico website pages, such as developers.yubico.com, without issue.
The third meeting of the Scottish PowerShell User Group will take place on Wednesday 22nd June at our virtual meeting home.
The second meeting of the Scottish PowerShell User Group will take place on Wednesday 17th May 2017 at our virtual meeting home.
The first meetup of the Scottish PowerShell User Group has been announced as the 12th of April 2017.
The Scottish PowerShell User Group was officially born today! After spending some time reading about all the user groups in the US and in England I thought it was about time we got the same coverage here in Scotland.
Back in February, Microsoft released version 5.5 of the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET). This new release gave us official Windows 10 support. But we waited a long time for that support. Windows 10 was available to the masses in July 2015. But Microsoft has suggested that this new EMET is not necessary for everyone. But what does that mean exactly?
I was recently reminded that my WSUS server is no longer available on the network. The Windows 8.1 tablet couldnt find it and as a result couldnt update to Windows 10. This is how I reset WSUS settings on the tablet and used Windows Update for the future.
If you’re used to renaming files at the command prompt you might be surprised to discover that to rename files with PowerShell requires a few more keystrokes.