Faster Dir Size calculations in Powershell!

Faster Dir Size calculations in Powershell!

Get-ChildItem is probably the command that's most used when working in PowerShell console. Next to file-system operations the command is also excellent to browse objects accessible via PSDrive(s). Most sysadmin's are probably familiar with tools such as TreeSize and/or WinDirStat. Did you ever wonder why these tools are so much…continue reading →
Powershell 5: collection is read-only.

Powershell 5: collection is read-only.

Powershell 5: An error occurred while creating the pipeline. Today I was working with a Server 2016 TP5 server over PSR and I ran into this issue with one of my scripts: [crayon-59c58c490a8a9803104517/] This script has been working fine on other systems so far so I was a bit confused.…continue reading →
Text-to-Speech (TTS) fun with PowerShell!

Text-to-Speech (TTS) fun with PowerShell!

Pre X-Mas fun in the office. A colleague of mine pointed me to the "Bastard Operator From Hell"-Style Excuses generator. We figured it might be fun to use Text-to-Speech (TTS) to read-out random excuses or, if you down for it, some isults. Using Text-to-Speech in Powershell Using Text-to-Speech in PowerShell…continue reading →