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Jul 14

Time to get Visual

Using PowerShell gives you a simple text based console to run your commands from, but sometimes you want to jazz it up a bit or make it easier for non-techie folks to run your Cmdlets.  So how do we make it purtty? PowerShell allows the use of Windows Forms for displaying and entering information, but …

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Jun 28

Using Powershell to back up an SQL 2016 database and a file structure

I had a requirement recently to put together a backup that in one PowerShell script carried out a backup on both an SQL database and also a folder containing multiple pictures that were appended to on a daily basis. I have broken down the following PowerShell script into sections to allow easier explanation of the …

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Jun 21

Getting started with Office 365 and PowerShell

Get-MsolUser

Before trying to use PowerShell with Office 365 certain libraries need to be installed on the client machine, these libraries are dependent on OS, for Windows 7 additional libraries are required before proceeding.   OS Required libraries Windows 7; Windows 7 SP1 Windows Management Framework; Microsoft Online Services Sign-In Assistant for IT Professionals RTW; Windows …

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