About Stephane

Stéphane is a dynamic and passionate Cloud and datacenter Microsoft MVP since. He is the founder of the Basel PowerShell user Group (BPUG), the co-founder of the French Speaking PowerShell UserGroup (FRPSUG), author, blogger, and received the community award "PowerShell Hero" from PowerShell.org. Stéphane has implemented microsoft infrastructure solutions in various countries of Europe and is currently working in Basel / Switzerland. Stéphane help his clients to reduce their global infrastructure costs by implementing Microsft infrastructure solutions by combining great products such as System Center, Windows Server, with heavy automation using Windows PowerShell. Stéphane loves languages, Belgium beer, French cheese and French Wine. If any of these topics are of your interest, don't hesitate to come and say hi.
12 12, 2014

Basel Powershell User Group: The engine started!

By | 2016-10-19T21:00:14+00:00 December 12th, 2014|Basel PowerShel User Group (BPUG), PowerShell, UserGroup|3 Comments

Basel PowerShell User Group   *** EDIT*** [stextbox id="note" caption="Update!"] The first meeting of the BPUG will be scheduled for the 18th of march 2015 at 18h at Rebgasse 16 Rebgasse [...]

5 12, 2014

Powershell and sharepoint: The begining of my journey.

By | 2016-10-19T21:00:14+00:00 December 5th, 2014|PowerShell, sharepoint|2 Comments

    Edit: 12/11/2014 Updated the script to version 1.1 and provided a download link (see end of this blog post for more details).     PowerShell is a great [...]

4 12, 2014

How to install Windows Azure Pack (In order to use SMA ;)) Part 1

By | 2016-10-19T21:00:14+00:00 December 4th, 2014|PowerShell, sma, Windows Azure Pack|0 Comments

This is part 1 of a series of blog posts that covers everything you need to know about Server Management Automation (SMA) and bring you from "Noob" Level, to SMA expert [...]

30 11, 2014

WMI introduction presentation for the PowerShell Bengalore UserGroup (PSBUG)

By | 2016-10-20T01:12:06+00:00 November 30th, 2014|PowerShell, Series, UserGroup, WMI, WMI Week|0 Comments

  I just finished my presentation for the PowerShell Bengalore UserGroup (PSBUG). It was really a great session where almost 30 people attended it! Special thanks to dexter for having me [...]

5 11, 2014

PowerShell workflow: everything you ever needed to know about it!

By | 2016-10-19T21:00:15+00:00 November 5th, 2014|PowerShell, Workflow|11 Comments

I have recently been working with the Microsoft Azure Pack and more specifically, SMA. SMA heavily relies on PowerShell Workflows. This was a great opportuniy for me to refresh my workflow [...]

27 09, 2014

How to manage WMI instances using powershell[WMI Week – Day 6]

By | 2016-10-20T01:14:42+00:00 September 27th, 2014|PowerShell, WMI, wmi module, WMI Week|4 Comments

This is the 6th post of a series of 6 articles entitled "WMI Week". It tends to covers the automation tasks around WMI mainly using the powershell WMI module. The first gives a [...]

26 09, 2014

How to manage WMI qualifiers with PowerShell [WMI week – day 5]

By | 2016-10-19T21:00:15+00:00 September 26th, 2014|PowerShell, WMI, wmi module, WMI Week|3 Comments

This is the 5th post of a series of 6 articles entitled "WMI Week". It tends to covers the automation tasks around WMI mainly using the powershell WMI module. The first gives a [...]

25 09, 2014

wmi properties powershell: How to manage them [WMI Week – Day 4]

By | 2016-10-19T21:00:15+00:00 September 25th, 2014|PowerShell, WMI, wmi module, WMI Week|5 Comments

This is the 4th post of a series of 6 articles entitled "WMI Week". It tends to covers the automation tasks around WMI mainly using the powershell WMI module. The first gives a [...]

24 09, 2014

How to manage WMI class powershell [WMI Week-Day 3]

By | 2016-10-19T21:00:15+00:00 September 24th, 2014|PowerShell, WMI, wmi module, WMI Week|5 Comments

This is the 3th post of a series of 6 articles entitled "WMI Week". It tends to covers the automation tasks around WMI mainly using the powershell WMI module. The first gives a [...]

23 09, 2014

How to manage WMI namespace powershell?[WMI Week – Day 2]

By | 2016-10-19T21:00:15+00:00 September 23rd, 2014|module, WMI, wmi module, WMI Week|8 Comments

This is the 1th post of a series of 6 articles entitled "WMI Week". It tends to covers the automation tasks around WMI mainly using the powershell WMI module. Check out the [...]

22 09, 2014

Powershell WMI module: The introduction[WMI Week – Day 1]

By | 2016-10-19T21:00:15+00:00 September 22nd, 2014|PowerShell, WMI, wmi module, WMI Week|8 Comments

This is the 1th post of a series of 6 articles entitled "WMI Week". It tends to covers the automation tasks around WMI mainly using the powershell WMI module. Check out the [...]

10 09, 2014

Be ready for the PowerShell WMI week!!

By | 2016-10-19T21:00:15+00:00 September 10th, 2014|PowerShell, WMI, wmi module, WMI Week|8 Comments

I have been working quite a lot with WMI through the years. My different experiences, and my natural curiosity, brought me the knowledge that I have developped around WMI. Since [...]

9 09, 2014

Role Based Administration Permissions Matrix

By | 2016-10-19T21:00:15+00:00 September 9th, 2014|ConfigMgr, ConfigMgr 2012, PowerShell|0 Comments

role based administration matrix: Brent Dunsire Role based Access Matrix While browsing the web I bumped into this very usefull matrix of SCCM role Based administration originally created [...]

22 08, 2014

Exporting data to PowerPoint

By | 2016-10-19T21:00:15+00:00 August 22nd, 2014|PowerShell|0 Comments

Well, I walking through my "drafts" and noticed that I have never published this function Export-PowerPoint. Oiginally I wrote this function the WinterScripting Games . I dont remember exactly for which event it has been [...]

20 08, 2014

European PowerShell summit – I will be there! Will you?

By | 2016-10-19T21:00:16+00:00 August 20th, 2014|PowerShell, Powershell summit EU 2014|0 Comments

  So,it was about time, but I finally got things sorted out in order ot be able to attend the first European PowerShell summit. [important]The summit will be held [...]

24 07, 2014

how to create custom wmi classes and properties with powershell (WMI module 1.0)

By | 2016-10-19T21:00:17+00:00 July 24th, 2014|Functions, module, PowerShell, WMI, wmi module|2 Comments

  ***** [important]New version of the PowerShell WMI module 2.0 is out. It has now 19 cmdlets in total! To get the latest version of it, click [...]

14 07, 2014

Top 6 things you need to know when scripting with SCCM

By | 2016-10-19T21:00:17+00:00 July 14th, 2014|ConfigMgr, ConfigMgr 2007, ConfigMgr 2012, Functions, PowerShell, Sticky, WMI|9 Comments

PowerShell and Configmgr 2007/2012: If you are searching to script with SCCM 2012 post sp1 edition, you must probably already know that there are tons of cmdlets available. Prior to [...]

12 06, 2014

SCCM PowerShell Module : Windows Updates PowerShell Cmdlets

By | 2016-10-19T21:00:17+00:00 June 12th, 2014|ConfigMgr, Functions, module, PowerShell, Sticky|14 Comments

This post is the first of a few where I will be publishing the results of several years of experience working with SCCM 2007/2012 and PowerShell. Indeed, I have always [...]

23 05, 2014

How to measure a SCCM task sequence execution time with PowerShell

By | 2016-10-26T12:27:26+00:00 May 23rd, 2014|COM objects, ConfigMgr, PowerShell, Sticky|29 Comments

Salvador Dali - The persistence of memory (1931) Have you ever needed to identify how Long a Task sequence run? wouldn't it be great if you could [...]

22 05, 2014

How to read and write SCCM task sequence variables with PowerShell

By | 2016-10-19T21:00:18+00:00 May 22nd, 2014|COM objects, Functions, PowerShell, Sticky|2 Comments

Installation successfull   So this is a topic that you can easily go through on the internet. But I have stubbleld on a specefic case that I havent [...]

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