Desired State Configuration for Linux

  As you (may) know, Desired State Configuration for Linux is available since May 6 on the Microsoft Open Source github ! This version works like a charm alongside Windows Management Framework v5. The goal of this post is to show you how it works and what you need in order to get it working….




Desired State Configuration Azure Extension

  If you read this blog you already heard about few tools in order to apply a Desired State Configuration script to your system. Today i want to write about Azure DSC Extension. This extension, can be used in two ways. The first, and the crappiest, is using the GUI, and you know what? I…




Level up!

  Today is a big day! Today is a day which means big changes in my life. For almost two years I’ve worked for a healthcare company named Vivalto Sante as a system and databases administrator. My goal was to bring high availability and more scalability in a heterogeneous environment, so many stuff I’ve never…




PowerShell Desired State Configuration resources for WSUS

  It’s been a long time i wanted to finish theses PowerShell Desired State Configuration resources to work with WSUS Configuration.Indeed, we have many servers that are not in domain, outside the WSUS GPO scope, but, they also need to be up to date, i’m sure you know why! So after few days of work…




Clean MySQL Binlogs function

Here is a little dirty function that can help you manage MySQL binlog files. Please remember that if you use it in production, test it before! Comments are more than welcome on this gits, and it’ll be part of a bigger module that’ll help you manage you MySQL entirely with PowerShell 🙂 Have a nice…




Deploy a custom Windows VHD in Azure with PowerShell and validate with Pester

  Microsoft do not offers this from scratch on Azure VM. So we first need to build our own VHD file. Nothing difficult here, but let’s use the PowerShell way !…




Manage Azure virtual machine using Chef

  We already saw how install Chef Server and how configure a Windows Server using Chef. Now, let’s look around the creation of an Azure VM using Chef. Knife-Azure gem provides all you need to handle an Azure account, so let’s install the Knife-Azure gem 🙂…




France PowerShell User Group

Le groupe d’utilisateur français est en ligne !! Grâce à François-Xavier Cat, nous avons maintenant un meetup et des sessions de planifier jusqu’à Janvier 2017 !! Nous sommes partis sur un rythme d’un meeting par mois de 19h à 21h, ces meetings seront accessibles par Google Hangout et/ou Youtube Live. Grâce à ce système ça…




European PowerShell Summit 2015

  You like PowerShell, you want to learn more about it ? You want to network with PowerShell team folks ? You want to visit Stockholm ? You want a powerful event runned by the community, a circular event, it means each year, a new country will be chosen! If you want PowerShell to be…




Configure Windows with Chef

  In a previous post we saw how to install and configure our Chef server. Now it’s time to see how to configure our Windows server. Chef cookbooks share the same layout regardless the target operating system….