A Slack Slash Command using Powershell Azure Functions
In my previous post I talked about creating a Powershell function to lookup terms in a large internal glossary I had collated. This post takes this a step further and creates a custom slash command integration in a Slack chatroom that calls out to a Powershell-based Azure Function to query…
A Powershell cmdlet for looking up internal terms in a glossary
I've recently started a new role and as a result I have a lot of new business terms and acronyms to get to grips with. A list of about 50 of these were handed to me on my first day which was really helpful, but when I searched around the…
Operational Testing for Antivirus: Validating Symantec Endpoint Protection with Pester
This post contains an operational validation test for Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) using the Pester testing framework module with Powershell. It performs a few basic checks to ensure SEP is running and healthy. It is intended as a starting point and could be developed further. Your individual requirements will likely…
Getting started with Pester (for operational testing)
This is a guide for anyone new to the Pester testing framework module for Powershell who would like to learn how Pester works in order to maintain or create Pester test scripts that are used for operational testing. What is Pester? Pester is an open source testing framework for Powershell.…
Getting started with Powershell
This post is a list of resources and tips to help anyone new to Windows Powershell in getting started with the language. If Powershell is completely new to you, I recommend you review all of the listed resources. If you find other great resources along the way, please feel free…