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Mental Health for MSP Owners

As somebody who has built and sold a Managed Service Provider (MSP) business, I know all too well the fact that running an IT Solution Provider can, at times, be a lonely, stressful business…

Atera’s PowerShell for Automation – Part 3

When combined with Atera, PowerShell offers a powerful tool for automating common workflows that we step through every day. For example, here is a simple, but complete, script for resetting a user’s password in ActiveDirectory…

PowerShell Modules – A Beginner’s Guide – Part 2

PowerShell Modules   In the first post, you learned some basics about the PowerShell language. I hope that it tickled your fancy enough to have opened the PowerShell console on your PC, or launch the recently released PowerShell console built into Atera.   Now that you’ve gotten an overview of PowerShell, let’s take a look […]

PowerShell vs. Command Prompt: A Beginner’s Guide – Part 1

Microsoft introduced PowerShell with Windows 7. It is a powerful set of commands for operating system instructions.   Scripts written in PowerShell are more like programs than batch files. Find out more about the difference between Command Prompt and PowerShell and how to harness PowerShell to automate admin tasks.   What is PowerShell?   PowerShell […]