Kevin Severud

July 19, 2018

Use RuckZuck to update applications from its catalog

$Policy = “RemoteSigned” If ((get-ExecutionPolicy) -ne $Policy) { Set-ExecutionPolicy $Policy -Force } [Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = “tls12” $uri = “https://github.com/rzander/ruckzuck/releases/download/1.6.1.6/RZUpdate.exe” $file = “$env:temp\RZUpdate.exe” # Download Package Invoke-WebRequest -Uri $uri -Method get -OutFile $file Unblock-File $file Start-Process -FilePath $file -ArgumentList “/Update” -NoNewWindow -wait # Remove file Remove-Item $file -Force


May 2, 2018

Install Remote Server Administration tools using PowerShell

A small PowerShell script to install the Windows Remote Server Administration Tools [Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = “tls12” $uri = “https://download.microsoft.com/download/1/D/8/1D8B5022-5477-4B9A-8104-6A71FF9D98AB/WindowsTH-RSAT_WS2016-x64.msu” $file = “$env:temp/WindowsTH-RSAT_WS2016-x64.msu” # Download Package Invoke-WebRequest -Uri $uri -Method get -OutFile $file Unblock-File $file # Install Package Invoke-Expression(“cmd /c wusa.exe $file /quiet /norestart”) # Remove file Remove-Item $file -Force


October 4, 2017

EE Student Coursework remote applications

Utilizing Microsoft Windows Server RemoteApp feature the Department of Electrical Engineering makes available applications for academic use to all EE students at the UW Seattle Campus who are enrolled in classes for the current semester. Run applications such as ANSYS Electromagnetic Suite, Mathematica, MATLAB, ModelSim, Multisim, LabVIEW, Quartus, and others right from the desktop just…