SquareSpace has been my blogging platform of choice since 2011. My biggest complaint with the platform has always been syntax highlighting. SquareSpace comes with some simple highlighting, but it only supports a few languages, certainly not PowerShell. Over the years I've tried everything from simply using bold and italic text, to using custom HTML and even embedded Pastebin and GitHub Gists. No matter what I tried, I was never happy with the result.Read More
I'm pleased to announce that my PowerShell for working with Azure’s public IP address listings now supports the new Azure Regions in France and Germany. This release, 0.9, introduces some minor breaking changes, needed to support the Germany regions.Read More
As part of their response to the Speculative Execution vulnerabilities, Spectre and Meltdown, Microsoft released updates for all supported systems. Microsoft made the decision to not enable these protections in Windows Server by default. It's up to you as the administrator to enable the protections.Read More
In early January, Ben Claussen reported that there was a date formatting issue in Posh-SYSLOG, I've released Posh-SYSLOG 3.2.1 to address these issues.
When I initially developed Posh-SYSLOG, I didn’t correctly follow RFC 3164. The timestamps sent had a leading zero for dates less than 10, but the RFC states this should be a leading space. I don’t know how much this impacted some users, and apologise for any issues.Read More
Over the Christmas break, I had a few hours to spare and tackled a few issues in some of my PowerShell modules. I’ve released Posh-SYSLOG 3.2 as a resolve of this.
This version removes the need to call Get-NetAdapter that's contained in the NetTCPIP module. The reason why I wanted to remove this dependency is to allow Posh-SYSLOG to run on PowerShell 6 (at least on Windows to start with).Read More