Author: Kris Powell

Want to make sure your colors and font are always the same? Want to make sure you always load a specific PowerShell module? Want a nice little message each time you load PowerShell? PowerShell profiles are the answer! What are PowerShell Profiles? Simply put, a PowerShell profile is a script that runs when I load […]

Have you ever grown tired of looking at the different colors of the PowerShell console? Have you ever thought to change your PowerShell console colors? I have dabbled and changed them up a bit myself, but there some things to keep in mind. At the PowerShell and DevOPs Summit earlier this year Don Jones (PowerShell MVP) […]

Good news, everyone! Did you know that it is super easy to add users to Active Directory with PowerShell? Yep, not kidding. It really is super easy. This reminds me of my college days… *start reminiscing now* Once upon a time, I went to college and studied science. Life was good. Scientists are cool. Bowties […]

Welcome back to the show! Last time, we showed you how to export your Custom Fields to a .csv file using Reports. If you are a true PowerShell fan, you might have been waiting with bated breath for this blog to see the magic happen in PowerShell. This will be very important for all of […]

So, you’re ready to make the switch to Central Server mode in PDQ Inventory and indulge in all the sweet, sweet goodness it provides?  Hurray! Welcome to the club! But, what about all that awesome custom data in your local database? You know, that data that you painstakingly input by hand for each and every […]

Much like a poorly crafted sandwich, have you ever tried to access properties of an object from within a string only to have it fall apart? Good news, everybody! Subexpressions are the answer! (Not to your sandwich woes, though. You’ll still need to work on that one). Did you know that you can do subexpressions […]

“In the game of chess, you can never let your adversary see your pieces” –Zapp Brannigan, Futurama People here at PDQ.com know how much I love Futurama, and Zapp Brannigan quotes are some of my favorites. Since I can never decide on my favorite quote, it only seemed natural to throw together a quick PowerShell […]

Today, we’re going to show how to delete all target history from a schedule using PowerShell. Summer is almost over. Those of you who work in education may be feeling the stress of back-to-school related responsibilities. PDQ.com is here for you. We’ve got your back. (Unless you need a glass of whiskey, then you’re on […]

Have you ever thought to yourself, “Self… how does this PowerShell function work?” If you have, then you’re in luck! With PowerShell, it’s super simple to view Function contents. In fact, we’re going to show you a few different ways to display that info. So, hold on to your chairs and your monocles! Let’s dive right […]