Use the new PowerShell cmdlet ConvertFrom-String to parse KLIST Kerberos ticket output

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NinjaParser

Tired of hacking away at RegEx and string functions to parse text? This post is for you! ConvertFrom-String In yesterday’s post we reviewed a simple example of the new PowerShell 5.x Convert-String cmdlet. Today we are going to study a complex example with ConvertFrom-String. This cmdlet was first documented here in a PowerShell team blog…

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Use the new PowerShell cmdlet Convert-String to parse email addresses

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NinjaParser

Tired of hacking away at RegEx and string functions to parse text? This post is for you! New toys PowerShell 5.x includes a number of new features. One of the lesser-known and incredibly powerful is the string conversion set of cmdlets. The names are very similar. Check out how Get-Help describes them: PS C:\> Get-Help…

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PowerShell Remoting Kerberos Double Hop Solved Securely

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The struggle is real. Are you facing issues with PowerShell remoting and credentials? You remote into your jump box, but then any remoting beyond there gets a big red ACCESS DENIED. Maybe you’ve tried CredSSP, but people say that isn’t safe. Read today’s post for a completely legit, secure, safe, and easy way to enable…

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PowerShell DSC 101: Using the Script Resource to Enable the Windows Firewall

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Learning PowerShell Desired State Configuration PowerShell DSC is one of my favorite topics to teach, because the technology is simply amazing. Usually I do not have enough time with a customer to teach all of the built-in resources. I would guess that the Script resource is one of the least understood. Today’s post outlines a…

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Who’s afraid of PowerShell security?

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Is PowerShell a vulnerability? Does your organization forbid the use of PowerShell remoting? Has InfoSec blocked remote server administration with PowerShell? Do you want to understand PowerShell security better? This post is for you. Notes from the field… As a Premier Field Engineer I have delivered PowerShell engagements to countless companies and teams. Over the…

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Quick and easy Active Directory test lab using PowerShell DSC and AzureRM

That Active Directory Test Lab You Have Always Wanted As a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer I have visited countless customers to assess and assist their Active Directory environment. Sadly, the majority of those customers do not have an Active Directory test environment. Today I am going to show you how to quickly deploy and destroy…

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PowerShell Video Training from Microsoft

People frequently ask me, “Where can I learn more about PowerShell?” Today’s post will highlight popular video training options available directly from Microsoft. Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) There are many free, publicly available PowerShell video courses on Microsoft Virtual Academy. These cover a range of topics from core PowerShell features to Desired State Configuration (DSC),…

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Let’s meet up! GoateePFE Speaking Schedule March/April 2016

Hi folks. Quick checkpoint here to let you know where we can meet up on the road. I’ll be presenting at three events in March and April. Hope to see you there. These events are a great way to grow your skills and your career. It’s not too late to register for the Florida or…

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11 Hours of PowerShell WMF 5.0 Training Available for Microsoft Premier Customers

PowerShell WMF 5.0 RTM Video Training now available! PowerShell WMF 5.0 has reached RTM, and I am excited to announce video training!  Microsoft Premier customers now have access to 11 hours of PowerShell WMF 5.0 RTM video training through the Premier Workshop Library on Demand (WLOD) subscription.  We recorded seven modules on topics from beginner…

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Install the Active Directory PowerShell Module on Windows 10

Today I share a script to automate all of the manual steps involved with setting up the Active Directory PowerShell module on your Windows 10 workstation. Clickety, Click. Scripty, script. I recently reloaded my everyday work laptop. After three years it had in-place upgrades from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. You can…

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