January 3, 2022

Using Windows Powershell for System Administration

First published: 2019-08-02, modified 2022-01-03 I am more of a Unix guy but I get to administer more and more Microsoft systems as time goes by. Back in the day Windows had very limited commandline options to manage systems. It often felt that you were working on a car with the bonnet welded shut. Luckily things changed when Powershell arrived on the scene. Powershell is a bit counter intuitive for someone that used Unix shells for 30 years but it is very powerful and you can do a lot with it. Read more

December 19, 2019

Run powershell on macOS

Note: This article seems to be quite popular. It was written in December 2019 but the Powershell Binaries may have been improved in the meantime. I have updated Powershell on Mac since then without issue and haven’t checked if the location of the libraries are still hard coded or if an older version of SSL is till required. I often need to run a remote session in powershell e.g. managing online exchange. Read more

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