Event ID's

PowerShell Tip of the Week: Query multiple event ID’s remotely

In my daily work I often need to look for specific event ID’s on all computers. As my environmnet contains mostly server core machines I always use PowerShell script for checking that. Multiple event ID’s Get-WinEvent cmdlet gets events from event logs, including classic logs, such as the System and Application logs, and the event logs that are generated by the Windows Event Log technology.┬á It also allows you to …

Test multiple ports on remote servers using PowerShell script

Some time ago I added articles about testing connection on several ports. In one of them I was explaining how to format PortQry results and other was about PowerShell function. This time I wanted to speed up things a little bit ­čÖé Testing connection We can test connection in several ways. In this case I wanted to make a test on lots of remote machines in fast way. In this …

Remove function from Azure Function

In todays article I want to share with you script for remove function from Azure function. I was looking for some ready Powershell command for removing function, but AzureRM module is very limited in this area. The only thing which I found was information that most of operation on Azure function is available via API (however is still very limited). You can find Kudu documentation on https://github.com/projectkudu/kudu/wiki/REST-API. How script works? …

Get Azure logs using PowerShell script

Today I wanted to show you one of the method for getting Azure logs. In this case I was looking for information about start and stop action. Azure logs To connect to Azure resources and be able to check logs you need few things: Azure Credentials Environment TenantID Subscription Resource Group Name Below you can find example for converting your password to secure string and adding it with account ID …

PowerShell Tip of the Week: SQL Server Native Client version

Recently I had to extract SQL Server Native Client version from all of my SQL machines. I would like to share simple script for extracting that information remotely from registry. SQL Server Native Client´╗┐ To find version using PowerShell we need to know where is it located. Easiest way for me was extracting this from registry: SQL Server 2008/2008 R2:– HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft SQL Server\SQLNCLI10\CurrentVersion SQL Server 2012/2016:– HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft SQL Server\SQLNCLI11\CurrentVersion You …