Author: Jeffery Hicks

  • A PowerShell Linking Challenge

    Back in the day when The Chairman was first managing IT, the cost of storage mattered and there was no cloud. It might also matter what kind of storage you…

  • A Registered PowerShell Challenge

    The Chairman feels it is is time to give up and coming PowerShell warriors a chance to prove themselves. This challenge is targeted for beginner PowerShell scripters with a few…

  • A Wide Open PowerShell Challenge

    Way back in the DOS world, there was a very handy way of displaying only directories. In PowerShell, we can approximate this behavior with an expression like The Chairman has…

  • A PowerShell Session Challenge

    PowerShell Remoting is a key management tool. But just because you’ve turned it on, doesn’t mean you are done. The Chairman thinks it should still be managed. To that end,…

  • PowerShell Back-to-School Scripting Challenge

    For many people, it is back-to-school time. This time of years always makes The Chairman nostalgic, so he has commissioned a new set of PowerShell scripting challenges. These tasks are…

  • Infrastructure Testing Challenge for PowerShell

    It is time for one more PowerShell scripting challenge before the end of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. The Chairman recognizes the value in testing code using tools like Pester.…

  • A PowerShell Nonsense Challenge

    It is time for your next PowerShell scripting challenge. If you are new to these challenges, please take a few minutes to browse past challenges. There is no time limit.…

  • Building a PowerShell Process Tree

    Your next PowerShell scripting challenge has arrived. Some of you may be familiar with the tree command-line tool. If you’ve never seen it, try tree $home at a PowerShell prompt.…

  • Text Me – A PowerShell Dialer Challenge

    The Chairman is very fond of puzzles, ciphers and secret codes. All of which lend themselves to PowerShell. Today’s Intermediate level challenge falls into this category. Although some of the…

  • Building a PowerShell Command Inventory

    For this challenge, The Chairman wants to know about your arsenal of PowerShell weapons that you can bring to battle. There are two parts to this challenge and both assume…