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Ep. 69, PowerShell exposed: Security, remoting, and more with Fred Weinmann


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Friedrich WeinmannPremier field engineer at MicrosoftX

Aired June 12, 2023 | 83 min

In this exciting episode of the PowerShell Podcast, we dive deep into the realm of PowerShell with our esteemed guest, Fred Weinmann. We explore the strengths and weaknesses of VS Code and the ISE, as well as discuss crucial topics like script block logging, Windows Event Forwarding, and the importance of code signing. Fred also gives us a sneak peek of his PSConfEU topics, highlighting JEA and parameter binding while providing valuable insights on the dos and don’ts of PS Remoting. Security aficionados won't want to miss our discussion on the biggest threats to PowerShell security and PowerShell profiles. Finally, we catch up with Fred on his latest projects and developments in the PowerShell world.

Meet our guest

Friedrich Weinmann

Friedrich Weinmann is arguably the most enthusiastic advocate of PowerShell we've encountered, and that's quite a statement in a community known for its enthusiasm. He's a superb teacher and has played a pivotal role in helping numerous PowerShellers, including our own Andrew Pla, get started. His primary focus lies in creating modules that streamline everyday PowerShell tasks, emphasizing their importance.

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Meet the hosts

Andrew Pla

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Andrew Pla, a seasoned IT professional with over 10 years of experience, has spent the last 5 years mastering PowerShell. An ardent member of the PowerShell community and a Microsoft MVP, he loves sharing his knowledge and leveraging automation to solve complex problems. You can always find him connecting with others on the PDQ Discord and troubleshooting, with the firm belief that a problem shared is a problem halved.

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Jordan Hammond

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Jordan Hammond spent years as an exchange server administrator. One day, it dawned on him that he could automate many of those mundane tasks using PowerShell. And just like that, his journey into PowerShell began. Jordan has spent the past several years working at PDQ perfecting his automation and PowerShell skills.

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