Tag: Command line

Parse log files with PowerShell

Parse log files with PowerShell

If you have to find information in unstructured log files, PowerShell offers a variety of cmdlets that can help you parse text files to extract the information you need. In my last article, I showed you how to search the Windows Event Log with Get-Event. That's where you usually spot most of the pertinent messages. … Continue reading Parse log files with PowerShell

How to issue with approval a certificate without its private key and import it on the same computer

Here are the main guidelines with explicit examples. For more information about a particular step, follow the links. Create a request policy file. Use the policy file to create an encoded request file. More about certreq -new. Submit the request file to the Certificate Authority. In return you will get a Request ID number. More about … Continue reading How to issue with approval a certificate without its private key and import it on the same computer