powershell

Update SSMS With PS1

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Installing and Updating SSMS with a simple PowerShell script can be a nice little timesaver…

Add User To Admin Group on Machine

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In setting up some build machines for development, it’s tedious to go and add several users to the admin group. Here’s a snippet to expedite that task and he...

Automate Windows Updates for Development

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I’ve run into the case where I wanted updates continually applied, while the machine still was part of the GPO that didn’t automatically install updates. For...

Attaching Database Using SMO & Powershell

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Steve Jones wrote a great article on using this automation here titled The Demo Setup-Attaching Databases with Powershell. I threw together a completed scrip...

Parallel Powershell for Running SQL

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This is just a quick look. I plan on diving into this in the future more, as I’m still working through some of the changes being made in the main parallel mo...

Powershell ISE: Updating Theme

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For all the dark theme aficionados, or those who just want a better theme than the default, here’s a quick set of directions to update your ISE.1. Go to down...

Cool Tools: Powershell ISE-Steroids

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Disclaimer: I have been provided with a free license because I am reviewing. This doesn’t impact my assessment of the tool. I have a passion for finding tool...