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Essential PowerShell Cmdlets For Managing Active Directory
By Adam Bertram | January 23, 2023

Active Directory and PowerShell together offer a powerful set of cmdlets to manage and automate standard domain related tasks.

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How to Use PowerShell to Work with JSON Data
By Adam Bertram | January 23, 2023

When REST APIs return data in JSON format, you can get at it through PowerShell.

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Use PowerShell to Make WSUS Suck Less
By Adam Bertram | January 23, 2023

Windows Software Update Services can use PowerShell to work with servers and Windows clients.

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Understanding Functions in PowerShell
By Adam Bertram | January 23, 2023

Instead of copying and pasting the same code over and over again, create a PowerShell function.

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Essential PowerShell Cmdlets For Auditing And Maintaining Storage
By Adam Bertram | January 23, 2023

PowerShell v5 offers some new features for managing storage, building on the capabilities that were available in PowerShell 4.

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How and When to Create and Use PowerShell Modules
By Adam Bertram | January 23, 2023

PowerShell modules allow you to combine multiple scripts to simplify code management, accessibility and sharing.

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Managing Files over SFTP with PowerShell
By Adam Bertram | January 23, 2023

Although native support for Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) is not in PowerShell, by using a free module, we can retrieve, delete and add new files.

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How To Remove Pre-Installed Windows 10 Applications With PowerShell
By Adam Bertram | January 23, 2023

Here's how you can quickly and easily uninstall pre-installed Windows 10 apps using PowerShell's Get-AppXPackage cmdlet.

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How To Build An Interactive Menu Inside Of A PowerShell Script
By Adam Bertram | January 23, 2023

Learn how to design and build your own interactive menus inside of your PowerShell scripts to help non-PowerShell users more easily navigate and use them.

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How to Create a Web Scraping Tool in PowerShell
By Adam Bertram | January 23, 2023

Have you ever had the need to gather up all of the information from a web page? Here's how to write a tool in PowerShell that will do that for you.

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How to Remotely Invoke Applications with PowerShell
By Adam Bertram | January 23, 2023

Not all applications are created with remote execution in mind. PowerShell provides several ways to invoke applications on remote computers.

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Introduction To Using Text Files With PowerShell
By Adam Bertram | January 23, 2023

PowerShell offers many ways to manage text files. Learn the basics: how to retrieve text from text files and how to find text in text files.

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How To Resolve Active Directory Account Lockouts With PowerShell
By Adam Bertram | January 23, 2023

How do you track and resolve a locked Active Directory account? Find out what takes place, how to find specific events, and how to parse events.

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How to Manage File System ACLs with PowerShell
By Adam Bertram | January 23, 2023

Adjusting permissions on thousands of folders and files can be time consuming -- unless you use PowerShell to automate it.

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Introduction To Using XML Files With PowerShell
By Adam Bertram | January 23, 2023

PowerShell offers a number of ways to read XML documents, without having to write a lot of code or using XPath. Here's how you can get started.

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PowerShell: Everything You Need to Know
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

What is PowerShell? Microsoft PowerShell is a powerful administrative tool that can help you automate tasks for your computer and network.

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How To Manage User Profiles With PowerShell
By Adam Bertram | January 23, 2023

Managing Windows user profiles can be time consuming and tedious. Here are some tips on how to leverage PowerShell.

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How To Manage IIS Application Pools With PowerShell
By Adam Bertram | January 23, 2023

Where do you turn when you're managing an IIS web server farm with potentially dozens or hundreds of app pools? PowerShell, of course.

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PowerShell Basics: Programming With Loops
By Tim Ferrell | January 23, 2023

In this PowerShell tutorial, we show you how to use the For loop, ForEach-Object loop, and the While, Do-While and Do-Until loops.

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How To Sync Folders With PowerShell
By Adam Bertram | January 23, 2023

Although there is software that will sync files and folders for you, even paid software can be limiting. A good PowerShell script can help.

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10 Tips for Conducting an Effective Video Conference Call
By Stacey Hanke | January 23, 2023

Host a productive, glitch-free video conference following these 10 steps.

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11 Powerful Reasons to Invest in CRM Software
By Rohit Prasanna | January 23, 2023

Learn how you can streamline your business processes with CRM functions like automation.

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The Complicated Relationship Between SMBs and CRMs
By Chris Smith | January 23, 2023

CRM software can be hard to manage. Here's how to make it mesh well with your small business.

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The Best Places for Purchasing Office Supplies
By Kimberlee Leonard | January 23, 2023

Many office supply places offer savings programs for corporate accounts, volume sales and other benefits. Learn how small businesses can save.

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What Is the Best Internet Speed for Your Business?
By Stella Morrison | January 23, 2023

Businesses must consider bandwidth so they can accomplish their tasks and goals. Learn how to determine the internet speed your business needs.

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How to Create a Paperless Office
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

Going paperless can save you time, money and effort when it comes to staying organized and maintaining transparency into your business's daily operations.

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A Small Business’s Guide to the Different Types of Cloud Services
By Kristy Blackmon | January 23, 2023

Small and midsize businesses can benefit from migrating to the cloud. Learn cloud service types and the pros and cons of moving operations to the cloud

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11 Ways to Help Protect Your Company (and Customers) When Taking Payments Online
By Scott Gerber | January 23, 2023

This guide includes online payment security tips to protect customers' sensitive data and ensure your brand reputation remains intact.

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What SMBs Need to Know About Electronic Logging Devices
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

If you operate a small fleet for your business, you may be required to abide by FMCSA regulations for electronic logging devices (ELDs).

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File Management Practices Every Small Business Should Follow
By Adam Uzialko | January 23, 2023

These file management tips are the best practices every small business should follow to ensure efficiency across teams and data security.