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PS without BS: Showing a popup box and killing it

This is a simple solution for those wanting to show a popup box, but not leave it up indefinitely. This may be useful if you
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PS without BS: Replacing Select Case True

This is a short blog to describe how to replace VBScript's brilliant "Select Case True" with PowerShell.

Instead of evaluating one variable, what happens

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When SQL has no certificate...

Yesterday I posted a blog on how to identify the SQL Certificate used. I had some questions come from this, and the biggest one
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Server Core: Navigating an old but new world

Lately, I've done a lot of posting on Server Core and one thing I've neglected to write on is how you actually navigate in this
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PS without BS: Finding the SQL Cert and trusting it to a remote system

This was an interesting case, and surprisingly didn't really find anything on how to do this out there. But, the problem statement was simple. When
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Condemned killer blames attack on 'homosexual panic'
Brett Favre reveals Vicodin addiction, multiple rehab stints during Hall of Fame career
China sets trial for dissident who chronicled rights abuses
Seattle plan would fine gun owners for not properly storing weapons
Zlatan Ibrahimovic gets first MLS red card after slapping player, faking injury
Twitter users blocked by Trump since he's taken office
California dad charged with sex crimes after 10 kids rescued from filthy home
Prosecutors add lewd conduct charges to tortured kids case
President Trump's Twitter typos cause massive spike in search for misspelled words
Houston Astros broadcaster apologizes for making slavery remark during game
Judge set to order proper meals for Muslim inmates in Alaska
Linebacker implicates coaches after late hit sparks outrage in Japan
Brandi Chastain inducted into Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame with bust of a plaque
NFL's new national anthem policy based on fan reaction, not Trump, officials say
Mets ex-outfielder Lenny Dykstra accused of threatening Uber driver and possessing mix of drugs

Today's History

2011: Germany determines it must shut down part of its airspace as volcanic ash from Iceland's Grisvotn eruption spreads through northern Europe
2011: French Minister of Finance, Christine Lagarde, declares her candidacy as head of the International Monetary Fund
2009: North Korea announces a successful nuclear test in North Hamgyong, the U.N. Security Council condems the test
2008: NASA's Phoenix spacecraft lands in the polar region on Mars
2002: China Airlines flight 611 crashes near Taiwan, killing 225, crash probably due to structural failure
1997: David Frost wins Golf's Colonial Final in Ft. Worth Texas
1997: Indianapolis 500 race
1997: Rosie Jones wins LPGA Corning Classic
1997: Bell Atlantic Senior Golf Classic
1997: Minnesota Twins retire Kirby Puckett's uniform number