TFS Release Management trigger script fails after upgrade from 2013 to 2015 (Update 3)

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We are using TFS 2013 Release Management to do deployements. This works great after some modifications (the out-of-box product isn’t that good). One of the modifications is that we use a PowerShell script to trigger releases instead of the option Can trigger release from build Our 2013 script is: Since the upgrade to 2015 U3 […]

Store and restore passwords in PowerShell scripts

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Security is something that every administrator should take seriously. Clear text passwords in (PowerShell) scripts is not something that is best practice and should be avoided or handled differently. In this post I am going to encrypt a password (not a username) using 128-bit AES encryption but the first step is to create a key so […]