Leave it better than you found it


This is for the folks who still have to log into remote machines and do work manually on the box. Yes, we still exist, and we will for as long as we’re still using physical servers in data centers and even IaaS. Not everyone has transitioned to server core and full-on PowerShell remoting for everything.

At a previous gig, we had multiple dedicated jump boxes, and they’d have a dozen active or idle sessions at any given time. This made patching the jump boxes problematic, especially for shared client tools everyone always left open, like Management Studio, Visual Studio Code,