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Adding Updates to a Wim File

Even with Microsoft releasing new Windows 10 builds on a twice-yearly basis, there is still a case to be made to slipstream updates into your install media. First, you never have to worry

Never Lose Your Work at the Console

If you’re like me, every once in a while you have a dash of brilliance, write the perfect one-liner, but forget to record your work. You know you solved this problem already,

Tail a File in PowerShell

Tail a File in PowerShell

In my limited Linux administration experience I got used to dealing with text. Text documents that held configuration files, text manipulation in the pipeline, text everywhere. Every search was just a grep away.

Update-ModuleManifest is Back

Update-ModuleManifest is Back

Starting with Windows Management Framework 5.1 PowerShell now comes with Update-ModuleManifest. This is after Update-ModuleManifest broke and was removed from WMF 5. WMF 5.1 has been added to Windows 10 build

How I Work: Pester Testing

How I Work: Pester Testing

Ever since the 2015 North America PowerShell Summit I’ve become addicted to Pester testing. I use it for Unit Testing as well as Operational Validation. Not only the Pester open source but

Generic Pester Tests

Generic Pester Tests

Writing good Pester Tests is hard. Use your PowerShell knowledge to make things easier with Generic Pester Tests. Module TestingThere are many requirements for module manifest to work everywhere. You need a root