Confirming/Validating PowerShell Get-Credential Input Before Use

Have you ever used Get-Credential to generate credentials in PowerShell, only to find out when you go to use those credentials that they were invalid? It’s even worse when you are doing this in a script where the script throws errors every time the invalid credentials are used, and you have to restart the script…

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Tracking and Controlling PowerShell Script Execution Progress via XML

Have you ever wanted to track the progress of one of your multi-step/stage PowerShell scripts on a computer, just in case during the middle of the steps the script (or PowerShell itself) terminates unexpectedly, or something randomly reboots the computer? How about if the script is supposed to reboot the computer running it at various…

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