About Adam Driscoll

Adam is an experienced software developer and Microsoft MVP with a specialization in PowerShell. He's an independent contractor working for a security software company developing solutions around Active Directory and ASP.NET Core. You'll typically find him speaking at conferences, riding his bike or traveling the globe.

Getting Started with openHAB

openHAB is an open-source home automation project, aimed to be vendor and technology agnostic. It integrates with all kinds of devices and platforms. It also allows you to create rules and scripts to trigger when certain conditions are met. It offers a simple, built-in UI and native apps for Android and iOS. In this post [...]

By | December 2nd, 2015|Programmer|0 Comments

Digging into PowerShell Direct

Available in Windows 10 and the Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview, there is a new feature of PowerShell and Hyper-V that enables you to connect to guest machines that lack network access: PowerShell Direct. The standard PSSession cmdlets along with Invoke-Command now offer a VMID and VMName parameter. Simply run any of these commands as you [...]

By | November 25th, 2015|Programmer|0 Comments

Hacking VMConnect

I started out using VMWare Workstation before Hyper-V even existed. There were some simple things that I was really surprised were missing from Hyper-V V1 when it came out. Most importantly, copy and paste and smart sizing. Now we are on v3 and we still don’t have these abilities. One alternative is to just RDP [...]

By | January 6th, 2013|Programmer|0 Comments