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Managing PCIe SSD devices in VMware ESXi by using PowerCLI cmdlets

Managing PCIe SSD devices in VMware ESXi by using PowerCLI cmdlets

PCIe Solid State Disk (SSD) devices provides higher IOPS and great sequential read/write speeds. These devices need to be configured before they can be usedĀ for Virtual Machine (VM) storage. In… Read more »

Running commands as another user using DSC script resource

Running commands as another user using DSC script resource

A while ago, I received an email from a reader who wanted to run a few Exchange PowerShell cmdlets using DSC. DSC runs as SYSTEM and using Exchange cmdlets will… Read more »

Bootstrapping DSC configuration using Azure VM DSC extension

Bootstrapping DSC configuration using Azure VM DSC extension

In one of the earlier articles, I demonstrated how we can use the Azure VM custom script extension to bootstrap DSC LCM meta-configuration after creating a new VM. In that… Read more »

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 »

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