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  • Solving the Dark Faction’s PowerShell Challenge

    Not too long ago the Dark Faction posted a challenge for those of you who felt worthy to call yourself an Iron Scripter.  Now that this year’s Iron Scripter battle […]

  • A Flawless Victory for 2019

    The 2019 Iron Scripter Battle is complete and Faction Flawless has been declared the victor! This year’s battle, part of the PowerShell + DevOps Global Summit as usual, went down […]

  • Iron Scripter 2019 Battle Challenge

    Background Scenario Your organization needs to deploy IIS based web servers on demand and in a timely manner. To that end, you need to develop an automation process. The process […]

  • Are You Worthy of the Dark Faction?

    Recently the Chairman posted a challenge from the Dark Faction. However the Dark Faction is not satisfied. They have delivered another challenge for those of you who wish to prove […]

  • A Challenge from the Dark Faction

    The annual PowerShell Summit is fast approaching and at this late hour a challenge has been delivered from the Dark Faction to those who feel they are worthy of the […]

  • Another Validation Solution for Prequel Challenge 4

    The other day the Chairman shared a possible solution for prequel challenge #4. In his enthusiasm for PowerShell and automation, he jumped the gun on the next challenge which was […]

  • Iron Scripter 2019 Prelude #4 Solution

    Last week the Chairman offered up another prelude challenge to prepare you for the Iron Scripter Battle at the next month’s PowerShell + DevOps Summit. As promised, the Chairman has […]

  • Iron Scripter 2019 Prelude Challenge 4

    The Chairman is very taken with the idea of automation and deployment pipelines. He is intrigued by all of the options available to IT Pros and his Iron Scripters. To […]

  • Iron Scripter Prelude 3 Solution

    Last week the Chairman provided another prelude challenge. This challenge was intended to get you familiar with Just Enough Administration (JEA). This is an admittedly advanced topic, but the Chairman […]

  • Iron Scripter Prelude Challenge #3

    In 2019 the security of your network and data center should be a primary responsibility. As beneficial as it is to use PowerShell to manage things, the default implementation, especially […]