Eric Williams

Powershell Networking Utilities

Your ping, tracert, nslookup, ipconfig et al ...

Feeling the effects of Stockholm Syndrome while being captured by powershell I've been trying to search out the native powershell way of doing things before I throw my hands up and 'do it the old' way. I've been working more and more Azure lately and that typically means moving websites and applications from on-premise to the . . .

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November 19, 2016

TeamCity Messages with Psake

Without Psake Contrib

Controlling the Wall of Text

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Depending on what you have in your tasks as far as verboseness or even how many tasks your given build may have it is nice to have some structure to the build output so that the next person can retain some sanity when looking at the build logs. It will put the logs for each task into a . . .

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October 26, 2016

Saving Azure Credentials

When using Powershell

Rinse / Repeat

sb_floatWhen working with Azure Powershell you have to authenticate your cmdlet calls in order to actually get any work done.

This is pretty simple with Add-AzureRmAccount but having to do that for every script run gets tiresome fairly quick. To solve that you can save your credentials to a json file for a period of . . .

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Posted in: azurepowershell

October 13, 2016

Psake Zero

Interation / Sprint Zero

The Zero

Most projects start with a fresh directory on someone's machine at some undisclosed location. Then what? Basically this is the last point where there seems to be any agreement but I've been using basically the same setup for many projects. I've had these starter concepts spawn other projects from other developers . . .

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Posted in: powershellpsake

June 13, 2016