Changing an account’s password is simple, but updating the password for all of the services that start using that account can be a time-consuming and error-prone process, depending on the number of servers and services involved....More
Q. In a PowerShell workflow how can I load assemblies for certain actions?
A. In regular PowerShell assemblies can be loaded using Add-Type or [Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName(<assembley>) however this is not legal in a PowerShell workflow. Instead you need to use a section of InlineScript and contain the assembly load and usage within it. For example:...More
Q. What's a good way to create a secure, random password in PowerShell?
A. Previously, I explained how to create a password using random characters generated by the System.Random object, but this may not be secure enough....More
Thursdays, October 8th to December 17th
11am, 1pm, and 3pm Eastern Time
John will cover topics including:
* Deploying, Managing, and Maintaining Windows * Key Features of Active Directory from Windows 2000 to Windows Server 2012 R2 PLUS Windows Server 2016 * Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 Hyper-V and Complementary Features * Key elements of Microsoft System Center 2012 and System Center 2012 R2 and major changes in the 2016 wave * Deploying, Migrating to, and Managing Hyper-V in Your Organization * Implementing a Private Cloud * Using PowerShell to Automate Common tasks * And much more!