The Locate command (Linux)

If there is something that is quite vital, on Linux systems in CLI mode (no GUIs, no KDE or Gnome), is to have a simple way to search for specific files/folders on the filesystem. To do this we can install and use the locate utility, on Linux systems. Read More …

Searching through files for matching text strings (Powershell)

Let’s see some Powershell ways to search for text or files, also in Word and Excel programs, on a Windows system (server and client). A scripting way to this common tedious activity (searching for files and text in files) would be useful to not waste time, most of the time. Read More …

Encrypt and store passwords securely in PowerShell scripts

Encrypting passwords (and usernames) in Powershell scripts that will be used in scheduled tasks could be very useful to automatize important tasks in test/development/production environments. Let’s see how to do this. Read More …

Copy file to remote servers (Powershell)

A common activity, on many IT environments, is to move/copy files from a system to another, usually in a scheduled mode. Let’s see how to do it with Powershell on Windows systems. Read More …