Issue: CommandNotFoundException Import-Module

Issue: you are unable to use the command "Import-Module" in Windows PowerShell and receive the following error:  FullyQualifiedErrorId : CommandNotFoundException Import-Module -Name AzureRM Import-Module : The specified module 'AzureRM' was not loaded because no valid module file was found in any module directory. At line:1 char:1 Solution: Confirm you have powershell 5.0 (Windows Management FrameWork Version 5) enter the following command into PowerShell: "$PSVersionTable.PSVersion" Also Read more [...]

AzureResourceManager.psd1 file is missing

Issue: the following command fails: Import-Module "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SDKs\Azure\PowerShell\ResourceManager\AzureResourceManager\AzureResourceManager.psd1" with error: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SDKs\Azure\PowerShell\ResourceManager\AzureResourceManager\AzureResourceManager.psd1 file is missing" Solution: You may not have Azure PowerShell installed, check add/remove programs etc to see.  If you do not have Azure PowerShell installed, then install it. If you do have Read more [...]

Will IT pro’s impact the self driving car movement?

As we see more examples of the successes and failures of the self driving car movement, it's interesting to wonder if a new branch of IT will develop to meet the myriad of technical needs encircling the new technology.  These needs could range from diagnostics, log review, as well as increased cloud infrastructure management for the vendors of self driving cars.  Companies like GM and Ford that historically did not have customer facing IT professionals, may not have droves of IT professionals working Read more [...]

Upgrade PowerShell Version

Issue: You need to check your currently installed PowerShell version and upgrade to a newer version. Solution:  1) Check the current version of Powershell 2) Upgrade PowerShell by downloading and installing the corresponding version of Windows Management Framework (WMF).  For example if you want Windows PowerShell 5.0, then you would download Windows Management Framework 5.0 (or 5.1 which is currently in "preview" but will be officially released shortly). Read more [...]