Code Signing PowerShell in the Enterprise

[Last Reviewed: 2019-04-25] Here’s a scenario: you just finished writing the world’s most amazing PowerShell script, and you want to deploy it to a collection of workstations in your enterprise. You run it, just to see the wall of red text telling you that unsigned scripts are not allowed. What if we signed that script? …

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Code Signing: Proving Your Enterprise Code Is Yours

[Last Reviewed: 2019-04-25] PowerShell scripts, ClickOnce VSTO applications, .NET applications, even Java Deployment Rulesets. What do they all have in common? You can sign them with a code signing certificate! What’s Code Signing? When you digitally sign an executable or script, you’re guaranteeing that the code hasn’t been altered or corrupted since it was signed. …

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Multi-Lingual IPU

Here’s a scenario: you work for a global (intergalactic?) organization. Across your fleet of devices, you’ve got many different languages. You’re looking for a clever way to keep all these machines updated when new builds of Windows come out. Let’s say you’ve got a device that is localized for de-DE. If you were to attempt …

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Improving TeamViewer Aliases with ConfigMgr

[Last Reviewed: 2018-11-19] Recently one of our technicians mentioned in passing how nice it would be if TeamViewer’s console showed usernames in addition to computer names, so searching would be easier. That’s a fantastic idea–let’s use the TeamViewer API and ConfigMgr’s User Affinity to do this! Prerequisites: Tokens, Please Before we begin, we’ll need a …

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Deployment Adventures: TeamViewer

[Last Reviewed 2018-08-29] [Note: These notes are a bit of a work in progress. Full scripts will be posted to GitHub once I’m more satisfied with their quality.] TeamViewer’s a pretty recognizable name these days. The remote support software is used by family members, businesses, and more. It runs on Windows, macOS, Linux, and the …

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