Monthly Archives: February 2024

Find forks for a GitHub repository

In a recent episode of Brent Ozar’s Office Hours, someone asked if there are any interesting forks of the First Responder Kit, on GitHub.

So I thought it would be useful to have a way to quickly check for forks and see when they were updated.
I came up with the following PowerShell function which does exactly that.

I hope someone will find it useful.

Set-MpPreference in Azure Batch flagged as malicious

I will just leave this here, as a future reference.

Apparently, when you try to make add an exclusion for the Windows Defender in an Azure Batch Pool node during a startup script, Microsoft will flag it as malicious. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯