Category: PowerShell

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 […]

If you’ve ever used the Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDCMan), you might be familiar with how obnoxious it can be trying to configure groups and servers manually. This is especially true if you often need to change servers between groups, or create temporary groupings of servers for any reason. Are you tired of saving these […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Would you like to see PowerShell in action and ask questions live? Join us for our brand new PowerShell Live! webcasts starting on Tuesday, July 18th at 10:00 AM, MDT. Can’t join this Tuesday? You are in luck, we will be having these the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month. I’m looking forward to seeing you […]