How to install PowerShell on Ubuntu Linux

Last month there was some big news from the PowerShell team. The first big announcement was that PowerShell is as from now open source under the MIT license and can be retrieved from GitHub. Secondly they also announced that PowerShell can now be installed on several Linux distributions such as Ubuntu and CentOS. Mac OS X is also supported.

In this tutorial we will show how to install PowerShell on Ubuntu. For the purpose of this tutorial we will be using Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS.

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How to upgrade a standalone ESXi host to VMware ESXi 6

When you deploy VMware vCenter, you have to ability to use VMware vSphere Update Manager (VUM) to centrally manage updating and upgrading your ESXi hosts. But if you are using one or more standalone hosts, this is not supported.

In this tutorial we will explain how to upgrade a standalone VMware ESXi 5.1 host to VMware ESXi 6. We will show how to do this both online and offline, in case your host does not have direct internet connectivity.

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PowerShell script to setup a complete web server on Windows Server 2012 R2

In this PowerShell script we will setup a complete web server on Windows Server 2012 R2. We will install and configure IIS, FTP, PHP, MySQL and finally create a website as well.

In this script we will cover lots of interesting aspects such as installing Windows features, downloading files, creating files and directories, creating users and groups, modifying NTFS permissions, searching and replacing data in files, configuring the firewall, modifying the registry, and more.

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