PowerShell – Mapping function for Office 365 ServicePlans to ServicePlansId

Hi guys, If you are starting to work with the new Office 365 PowerShell module to manage users you might have found a disturbing change in the license affectation process. The DisabledPlans option, it is no more using the ServicePlan name but the ServicePlanId Guid. From an administrator point of view, this change is a […]

PowerShell WMI – Matching Function – BIOS Characteristics

Hi Guys, When you are querying WMI objects to find BIOS informations you will face the BIOS Characteristics codes. Those interger match with supported features or enabled features. The list of interger and matching value is available on a MSDN Web page. I then write a PowerShell function to make the matching of the digits […]

PowerShell WMI – Querying BIOS informations

Hi Guys, I will start a small blog post serie with PowerShell functions I wrote that query WMI of remote computer. Here is the first function: [ps]Function Get-BIOSInfo { <# .SYNOPSIS Describe purpose of "Get-BIOSInfo" in 1-2 sentences. .DESCRIPTION Add a more complete description of what the function does. .PARAMETER ComputerName Describe parameter -ComputerName. .EXAMPLE […]

Exchange Online migration – Unable to update Active Directory information for the source mailbox at the end of the move.

Hi guys, During an Exchange On-Premises migration to Exchange Online you may encounter an error sayig: Error: MigrationMRSPermanentException: Warning: Unable to update Active Directory information for the source mailbox at the end of the move. Error details: An error occurred while updating a user object after the move operation. –> The type initializer for ???’Microsoft.Exchange.Configuration.Tasks.TaskLogger???’ […]

Hyper-V Generation 2 VM with Linux Operating System

Hi Guys, Since Hyper-V for Windows Server 2012 R2 we have two generations of Virtual Machines (VM). The main differences between the two generations are: Generation 1 will provide the same virtual hardware to the virtual machine as in previous Hyper-V. Generation 2 will provide new functionalities to virtual machine, such as: PXE boot over […]

PowerShell Function – Test Server TCP Ports

Hi Guys, Here is a PowerShell Function I wrote couple of years ago. The purpose of this PowerShell function was to test if the given TCP ports where opened or not on specified computers. We needed this kind of function to keep tracks of customer network teams work, which was taking to long to open […]

Setup Azure Let’s Encrypt for your Azure App Website

Hi Guys, Last but not least post, on the Azure Let’s Encrypt setup. On previous posts we found out how to setup the Azure AD applications and permissions and how to install the Let’s Encrypt extension in an Azure App Website. We now needs to finish the Azure Let’s Encrypt setup to provide and install […]

Adding the Let’s Encrypt extension to your Azure App

Hi Guys, In my previous post we found out how to create the Azure Active Directory application that is a requirement to the deployment of the Let’s Encrypt extension on your Azure App. In this part there is more using of the Azure website than PowerShell. But we still have to keep some informations to […]

Creating an Azure Active Directory application for Let’s Encrypt in Azure App

Hello guys, I recently found out, thanks to my buddy Emmanuel, that Google held some references to my blog posts over HTTPS. But, prior to 12/20/2016 where I get noticed of the issue, the blog was not using HTTPS at all. The displayed certificat was the one fromAzure Websites, as my blog is an Azure […]