This month (November 2020) marks the two-year anniversary of my Microsoft Cloud Tech blog! This blog post contains a couple of celebration announcements that I like to share with you, but first I want to thank you all for your support during these two years! Your feedback and appreciation is what keeps me doing this! The blog has grown into something I did not expect and now I want to take this work to the next level.
PowerShell Toolbox for Microsoft 365 Security
If you have followed me for some time, then you know that I often write about Microsoft 365, zero trust implementation, Conditional Access, and similar security related topics. I’ve posted different PowerShell scripts on the blog and shared the different tools I use in my daily work. Many of you have expressed your appreciation for the scripts and I’m so glad that so many find them useful!
To make it easier for everyone to find and use the tools, from now on, everything I build with PowerShell will be included in a PowerShell module called DCToolbox. I’ve already included the latest versions of my Conditional Access automation tools and my PowerShell Graph functions in the module, but this will also be the home for all upcoming tools I’m working on! One module to rule them all 😉
I’m sharing the source code for the module and all included CMDlets on GitHub. If you are interested in learning how they work, or maybe you want to modify your own versions, feel free to clone the source code to do so.
I’m also providing the module in the official Microsoft PowerShell Gallery. This means that you can install the module on your Windows 10 device with a single command line.
Install the module from the PowerShell Gallery by running:
If you already installed it, update to the latest version by running:
PowerShell Gallery link: https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/DCToolbox
When you have installed it, to get started, run:
Explore and copy script examples to your clipboard with:
The examples includes instructions, guidance, complete scripts and snippets. You don’t need to invent the wheel again 🙂 As always, I recommend using Visual Studio Code for the best PowerShell action!
My goal is to provide a comprehensive set of PowerShell tools in a single module for your security, automation and zero trust needs. This module will be under constant development so make sure you update it on a regular basis (Update-Module DCToolbox) to receive the latest features and fixes.
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