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austoonz / Get-AWSCommandsFromFile.ps1
Last active April 21, 2022 05:39
This function will use the PowerShell Parser, and the Get-AWSCmdletName cmdlet (found in AWS.Tools.Common, AWSPowerShell or AWSPowerShell.NetCore) to find and output all AWS Cmdlets from a script. This can be used to assist with migrations to the modular AWS Tools for PowerShell.
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function Get-AWSCommandsFromFile {
param (
[ValidateScript({Test-Path -Path $_ -PathType Leaf})]
$awsCommands = @{}
$tokens = [System.Management.Automation.PSParser]::Tokenize((Get-Content -Path $FilePath -Raw), [ref]$null)
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# Get a list of RSAT Capabilities
Get-WindowsCapability -Name RSAT* -Online | Select-Object -Property DisplayName, State
# Install RSAT
Get-WindowsCapability -Name RSAT* -Online | Add-WindowsCapability -Online
austoonz / Invoke-FastPing
Last active March 1, 2019 17:02
A PowerShell Function that uses asynchronous ping commands to quickly ping a fleet of target machines.
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# This has been replaced by the FastPing PowerShell Module.
## Source
## Installation
Install-Module -Name FastPing -Scope CurrentUser
austoonz / AWS-ApplyDSCMofs
Last active December 30, 2021 16:17
Samples for deploying an AWS Systems Manager Association using the 'AWS-ApplyDSCMofs' Document.
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# Overview
This Gist provides samples to simplify the usage of the AWS Systems Manager Document, "AWS-ApplyDSCMofs".
austoonz / SSMAssociation
Created February 6, 2019 17:29
A CloudFormation template to create a PowerShell based AWS Systems Manager Association with inline PowerShell.
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AWSTemplateFormatVersion: '2010-09-09'
Description: "Systems Manager Association"
Type: AWS::SSM::Association
austoonz / Create-SSMAssociation
Created February 6, 2019 01:37
This scriptblock will create or update an AWS Systems Manager association
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$ProfileName = ''
$AWSRegion = 'us-west-2'
$AssociationName = 'MyAssociationName'
$ComplianceSeverity = [Amazon.SimpleSystemsManagement.AssociationComplianceSeverity]::MEDIUM
$MaxConcurrency = '10%'
$MaxError = '5%'
$ExecutionTimeoutInSeconds = '300'
$ScheduleExpression = 'rate(1 hour)'
austoonz / Get-EpochTimeFrom.ps1
Last active June 1, 2021 15:47
PowerShell snippets for dealing with epoch ('01-01-1970')
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function Get-EpochTimeFrom {
param (
(Get-Date -Date '01-01-1970') + ([System.TimeSpan]::FromSeconds($Seconds))
austoonz / Get-AWSRegionLatency
Last active April 12, 2022 15:58
Sample PowerShell function to identify the closest AWS Region using AWS Service Endpoints.
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function Get-AWSRegionLatency {
param (
[String] $ServiceForMeasurement = 'dynamodb'
$endpoints = [System.Collections.ArrayList]::new()
$regions = (Get-AWSRegion | Where-Object {$_.Region -notlike 'us-iso*'}).Region
foreach ($region in $regions) {
$null = $endpoints.Add(('{0}.{1}' -f $ServiceForMeasurement, $region))
austoonz / get-arm64-ami-ids
Created January 25, 2019 06:11
Sample code for retrieving the AWS AMI IDs for ARM64 images.
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aws ssm get-parameters --names /aws/service/ecs/optimized-ami/amazon-linux-2/arm64/recommended
austoonz / Write-SSMInventoryExample
Created January 25, 2019 06:09
Sample code for writing an AWS Systems Manager Inventory record.
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$powerShellModules = Get-Module -ListAvailable
$date = Get-Date -UFormat '+%Y-%m-%dT%H:%M:%SZ'
$inventoryItems = [System.Collections.Generic.List[Amazon.SimpleSystemsManagement.Model.InventoryItem]]::new()
$contentList = [System.Collections.Generic.List[System.Collections.Generic.Dictionary[System.String,System.String]]]::new()
foreach ($moduleName in ($powerShellModules | Select-Object -Property Name -Unique).Name)
$module = $powerShellModules.Where({$_.Name -eq $moduleName}) | Sort-Object -Property Version -Descending | Select-Object -First 1
$contentDictionary = [System.Collections.Generic.Dictionary[System.String,System.String]]::new()