PowerShell: Get the Windows Azure Certificate

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If you’re automating Windows Azure using Windows PowerShell, one of the first things you’ll probably notice is that you need a management certificate to connect to the Windows Azure subscription that you’re attempting to view or modify. Management certificates are associated to a Windows Azure subscription inside the Management Portal, under the Hosted Services, Storage Accounts … Read morePowerShell: Get the Windows Azure Certificate

PowerShell Saturday Presentation Slides

On Saturday, March 10th, 2012, the first ever #PowerShell Saturday event took place in Columbus, Ohio. The main folks involved in organizing this event were: Wes Stahler Ed Wilson Teresa Wilson First off, a massive thank you and respect to the organizers for bringing about such a successful event! There were two session tracks going … Read morePowerShell Saturday Presentation Slides

PowerShell: Backup documents on Dropbox securely with encryption

Like many other people out there, you’re probably looking for a way to backup your documents regularly, reliably, and securely on some sort of central storage service. Dropbox is a great option for this, since they provide a fair amount of storage for free, and their annual cost for additional storage is pretty fair. Unfortunately, … Read morePowerShell: Backup documents on Dropbox securely with encryption

Copy Filenames to Clipboard with PowerShell

Have you ever wanted to copy a large amount of data to the Windows clipboard, but haven’t known quite how to do it? How about this scenario: you have a folder full of files, and you want to get a list of the files’ full names / paths. That’s pretty easy to do with a … Read moreCopy Filenames to Clipboard with PowerShell

Internal Server Error with nopCommerce on IIS

If you’re working with the open-source nopCommerce project, you might notice that upon initial setup, you get a message saying the following: “We’re sorry, an internal error occurred that prevents the request to complete. Our supporting staff has been notified with this error and will address this issue shortly. We profusely apologize for the inconvenience … Read moreInternal Server Error with nopCommerce on IIS