By default the Active Directory related commands search for a best domain controller. This is great, but by default, I want them to make use of the closest one. And when I do bulk operations, I even want to do that on the server who have the PDC role. Some might find that useful as […]
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I want to transfer more and more logic away from Group Policies towards Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC). There are several reasons why i think that DSC is much better than my old (and complex) group policy constructs, but the main reason (at least for me): I can manage DSC clients that are domain […]
I had a very interesting workshop with administrators and IT guys from a customer (a customer of a partner to be correct). One of the very first questions, like so often, was: Is it possible to install all PowerShell requirements for Office 365 with a single command? The easy answer is: No, it is not… […]
To run some Tests, I needed to create a bunch of different hosts, and I decided that I want to have new ones and no clones. I just install a lot of throw-away hosts to run some update Tests (new Windows 10 Build), and I install them customized, so no clones and no automated setup.