Sometimes you will need to pause your PowerShell script for a couple of seconds. For example when you are using a do while loop to check if a server is back online. To do this we can use the PowerShell Start Sleep cmdlet. With this … Read morePowershell Sleep – Pause your Script
One of the most fundamental functions in programming besides “If, Else” are loops. They allow you to process data or run a function until a certain condition is reached. In PowerShell, we can use different types of loops For loop, ForEach, Do While, and Do … Read morePowerShell For Loop, ForEach, and Do While/Until Explained
Errors in your PowerShell script can stop the execution of your script, but sometimes that is completely unnecessary. Try Catch blocks in PowerShell help you to handle those errors properly. Take the following example; You need to update the job titles of 20 employees. The … Read moreHow to use Try, Catch, Finally in PowerShell
Mapping a network drive in Windows 10 sounds maybe a bit complicated, but it’s actually pretty simple. And the advantage of it is huge, no more browsing to that file server or (Synology) NAS, but with one simple click access to all shared files. We … Read moreMapping a Network Drive in Windows 10 – How To
Power over Ethernet (POE), a term you see more and more on network products, but what is it? And how does it work? In short, with Power over Ethernet, you can power a device and supply a network connection to it with a single network … Read morePower over Ethernet – What is it and How does it work?
Port Forwarding is used to allow external devices (PlayStation network for example) to connect to your internal devices (PS4). With port forwarding, we can tell the router where to forward the packets that are meant for your PS4 for example. By default, our firewall will … Read morePort Forwarding – How to set it up
Pathping is one of the best network troubleshooting tools that are built-in to Windows. It helps you to find the location of a packet loss in a route between you and a host (server, router, website etc). Something I use quite often in my work. … Read morePathping – What can you do with it?
CMD Ping, one of the most used commands by IT professionals to test the network. With the ping command, we can send a small data packet to a computer, server, or another network device to check the connectivity. This ping cmd not only tells us … Read moreHow to Use the Ping Command – Test your network with CMD Ping