Category Archives: Enterprise Management

Have more than a handful of computers and want to make sure they all stay on track? This is your stuff.

Modifying Chocolatey and Boxstarter packages for internal use

Reference Note:  I wrote this assuming the reader has an understanding of NuGet, Chocolatey, and Boxstarter technologies (because why else would you want to build your own if you didn’t know what is was), but just in case, here are … Continue reading

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Bake your own Chocolatey NuGet repository

INTRO: I recently attended SoCal Code Camp to check out talks on some DevOps tools I’ve been looking into adding to my toolkit (Vagrant and either Chef or Ansible). The talk on Chef was in the second hour and looked … Continue reading

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PowerShell Function Set-PageFile

Here is a function for working with the Windows page file. You can use it to change the path (it will delete the old one and make a new one for you) or modify initial and maximum size. function Set-PageFile … Continue reading

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Updating Active Directory using PowerShell and SQL

There are a ton of examples out there on how to use CSV files to import user accounts into AD, but personally I prefer SQL to power the data that I’m pulling into my scripts when I can. Case in … Continue reading

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Reading and Writing from Excel with PowerShell

My company is in the middle of being bought out, so my manager was asked to supply a report of everyone’s email addresses so they could be created on the exchange server in our new company. No problem, only my … Continue reading

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Enter PowerRegEx

Sweet!  Sapien just released they’re latest free app, PowerRegEx. Regular Expression has by far been the single most useful skill I picked up this year.  Being dyslexic, I’ve always struggled in working with long sets of string data in my … Continue reading

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