Azure Maintenance Functions - Part 1

in PowerShell by Christoph Burmeister
1.1k words 路 6 min to read

In almost every Azure Tenant I use, I have one Azure Function App that helps me to be more productive. Since the first day of the introduction Azure Functions, I used them to
automate different tasks. Over the time, the collection of functions became quite big and I would love to share them with you so you can benefit from them as well 馃檪


PowerShell Async Logging

in PowerShell by Jan-Henrik Damaschke
1.4k words 路 8 min to read

If you are working with PowerShell frequently, you will often run into the question of logging. How do I want to write logs, where to write them and which format should they have. We wont go into these questions here, however, we will take a look at how to implement PowerShell logging in a non-blocking (async) way.


Create Advanced Ping Class in PowerShell

in PowerShell by Jan-Henrik Damaschke
1.9k words 路 11 min to read

Recently, I had the problem of monitoring the latency of my internet connection to provide these information to my ISP for troubleshooting. As the standard ping class in .net and Test-NetConnection was too inflexible and had no timestamps, I wanted to create a PowerShell Script to provide these functionality. Classes were something I haven鈥檛 used in a while so I chose to create a PowerShell class called AdvancedPing.


Enable Wake-on-LAN (WOL) with PowerShell

in PowerShell by Jan-Henrik Damaschke
431 words 路 2 min to read

With every recent Windows 10 update, and they happen a lot, Windows unfortunately also resets the power settings of the network adapters. Since I like to start both my PC and notebook from a remote location or from within the same network, I wrote a little PowerShell function to enable Wake-on-LAN (WoL) again.

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