Tag: advanced

scripting challenges for advanced level PowerShell scripters

  • 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 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,…

  • 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.…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • A PowerShell Object Age Challenge

    One of PowerShell’s greatest strengths is its ease of use and flexibility. There are many things you do in PowerShell that could be a whole lot more complicated. For example,…

  • Building a Network Usage PowerShell Monitor

    The Chairman has issued a new PowerShell scripting challenge if you feel you are worthy of accepting it. These challenges are meant to not only prove your worth as a…

  • Pestering for a PowerShell Challenge

    Sadly, with the demise of the PowerShell + DevOps Global Summit in 2020, there will be no Iron Scripter Game. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t continue to hone your…

  • A PowerShell Challenge for Challenges

    Since the last PowerShell Summit, the Chairman has been offering PowerShell scripting challenges to help hone your skills. Because not everyone is an advanced PowerShell user, he has also been…