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How to Create and Configure an AWS VPC with Python

Amazon Web Services enables you to create a custom defined virtual network also know as Amazon VPC or Amazon Virtual Private Cloud, which, just like any traditional network in a data center, is highly scalable and easily configurable using programming languages like Python. In this article we will demonstrate how to automate creating an AWS VPC and configure a custom virtual network. … [Read more...]

What is Workflow Automation?

Everyone has a morning routine that proceeds nearly the same way every day. We get up, brush our teeth, take a shower and put our clothes on. Every morning, this predictable routine repeats itself. It's like clockwork. It rarely, if ever changes. Think of your morning routine like a workflow. … [Read more...]

How to Publish Scripts to the PowerShell Gallery

Creating excellent PowerShell scripts is one thing, but sharing them with others takes them to a whole new level! One of the best ways to improve your PowerShell skills, share your scripts with the community, and make your work known is by publishing scripts to the PowerShell Gallery. … [Read more...]

How To Log Off Windows Users Remotely With PowerShell

Here is a quick and easy way to remotely log off end users who are still logged into their computers. This is especially useful when you are trying to do maintenance. … [Read more...]

Supercharging your PowerCLI Scripts with Wait-Tools

Wait-Tools communicates with a VM through the hypervisor layer. This makes it the perfect fit for deployment operations amongst other important use cases. Read the post here: Supercharging your PowerCLI Scripts with Wait-Tools … [Read more...]

How to Manage AWS EC2 Infrastructure with Python

In this article, we'll take a look at how system administrators can use Python to manage their Amazon Web Services (AWS)  Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) infrastructure. You’ll learn to query existing EC2 instances, change the state of the virtual machines and their configurations, or terminate any instances that are no longer required. … [Read more...]

Running PowerShell in Vagrant

In this article, I will show how to configure a Vagrant box to run PowerShell. … [Read more...]

How to Install PowerCLI on Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS

Linux's popularity with system admins is growing and with PowerCLI installed on your Linux endpoint, you can easily continue supporting vSphere. Read the post here: How to Install PowerCLI on Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS … [Read more...]

Free Hyper-V Script: Virtual Machine Storage Consistency Diagnosis

Free PowerShell script that identifies inconsistencies in the distribution of files on a virtual machine. Includes guide to use and associated parameters Read the post here: Free Hyper-V Script: Virtual Machine Storage Consistency Diagnosis … [Read more...]

Device Naming for Network Adapters in Hyper-V 2016

How to use Hyper-V's device naming feature which allows your Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 guests to identify the name of their virtual adapter Read the post here: Device Naming for Network Adapters in Hyper-V 2016 … [Read more...]