PowerShell Core and AzureRM.NetCore.Preview Module Install Scripts for Ubuntu and OS X

Quick update today – I wrote a few new install scripts for PowerShell Core with the AzureRM.NetCore.Preview module and optional install of Azure CLI. You can access the scripts using the below links. Each script will install: NET Core 1.1 (Released today!) PowerShell Core Alpha 11 AzureRM.NetCore.Preview Module Optional install of Azure CLI Linux Ubuntu …

Luma: Surround WiFi – Review

As some of you know, I run a local VMWare ESXi server at home. This server hosts 4 essential VMs, including my Windows 10 Plex Server and an Ubuntu 16.04 server with a full LAMP stack configured to route traffic internally to various resources including media, books, Nest Admin Control panel, etc. For years I …

Mac OS X Sierra – Purgeable Space

I’m finally getting some time to sit down and catch up on some overdue blog posts. About a month ago, shortly after OS X 10.12 Sierra hit GA, I noticed an enormous amount of “purgeable” space on one of my Macs. I attempted to backup my iPhone 6 128GB iPhone to move to a 256 …

So you want to learn Linux? Channel 9 video!

Over the years one of the most popular questions I’ve received from fellow systems administrators / IT Pros / ops colleagues is, “How did you learn Linux?” For many sysadmins / network admins, their wheelhouse consists of Windows based administration and this video is intended to help you get started with Linux administration. Check out …

SVCC: AzureRm Management from Any Platform and Channel 9 Video

Watch the Channel 9 Video of the Demo at https://aka.ms/azurexplat Do you have an Azure subscription or are you interested in getting started with Azure but you don’t use Windows as a primary OS? Come learn how to manage your Azure subscription from both Ubuntu and OS X using PowerShell Core based on .NET framework. In …