MS FLOW 10 – Trigger a MS Flow from PowerShell script

Lately I was wondering how I can connect from a PowerShell script to a MS flow? Is this possible and how I can transfer variable(s) information from the script towards the Flow and use these values. In the simple blog example I will transfer variable values towards a MS Flow. What is needed? Type Name … More MS FLOW 10 – Trigger a MS Flow from PowerShell script

PowerShell – Creating Scheduled Task from within your script

Creating a scheduled task on very large number of servers? Why not using a PowerShell script to do the job, using the “ScheduledTasks” – module. Lets make the module visible and point the various functions to the correct part of the task scheduler. When taking a closer look at the module,  following functions are included. … More PowerShell – Creating Scheduled Task from within your script

Windows Server 2016 – Patch KB4038782 download issue.

Last week I had a problem with patch KB4038782 on a Windows Server 2016. The patch was waiting to be installed. It was stuck at 40 à 50% of his download. After investigating the issue I came to this conclusion: Stopped the [Windows Update] service. Removed the “SoftwareDistribution” – folder under C:\Windows. Started the [Windows … More Windows Server 2016 – Patch KB4038782 download issue.

PowerShell 6.0.0 on CentOS 7

On August 18th Microsoft released the open source Powershell on Ubuntu 14.04/16.04, CentOS 7.1, and Mac OS X 10.11.  Some nice links about the release: https://channel9.msdn.com/Blogs/hybrid-it-management/PowerShell-on-Linux-and-Open-Source https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/powershell-is-open-sourced-and-is-available-on-linux/ That is really good news because I’m working on a project to integrate more and more PowerShell monitoring plugins in NAGIOS. More on this topic later on. But … More PowerShell 6.0.0 on CentOS 7