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Cross-domain configuration management with DSC

Cross-domain configuration management with DSC

Most of the DSC examples we have seen so far here or elsewhere focused on single domain scenarios. However, in a real-world deployment, we have mixed domains and even a… Read more »

Bootstrapping LCM meta-configuration in a Azure VM

Bootstrapping LCM meta-configuration in a Azure VM

I have been a very active user of DSC both in the lab and on all my Azure VMs. One of the things I always do is to configure my… Read more »

Testing the effectiveness of Get-Random

Testing the effectiveness of Get-Random

An ongoing argument I’ve seen in the PowerShell community is regarding the effectiveness of random numbers generated by the Get-Random cmdlet. Those who claim that Get-Random does not produce cryptographically… Read more »

How braces and semicolons became a part of my life

How braces and semicolons became a part of my life

A mishandled case, an irate customer and a top box (i.e. exceeded customer expectations in a post case resolution survey) at the climax. No, this isn’t a premise for a… Read more »

Using PowerShell to troubleshoot the Exchange mailbox creation process

Using PowerShell to troubleshoot the Exchange mailbox creation process

I’ve been recently tasked by the team responsible for user account management to investigate why a user mailbox wasn’t created along with its Active Directory account. PowerShell being my favorite… Read more »

How I’ve started loving PowerShell

How I’ve started loving PowerShell

So, it’s my turn to present myself! I’m Fabien, 32 years old and I started using PowerShell in 2008 because I’m a lazy guy. I’ve always liked to build things… Read more »

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