Summary

The Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit allows you to use PowerShell to automate the Tachyon Platform by exposing many features as PowerShell cmdlets.

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This toolkit is being continuously developed and so the feature list may change at any point; documentation will be updated accordingly. For latest changes, please refer to Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit release information.

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Key features and concepts of the Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit

The Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit allows you to use PowerShell to automate the Tachyon Platform by exposing many features as PowerShell cmdlets. 

Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit release information

Details of the Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit release history, and current release notes.

Installing the Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit

How to install the Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit, and information about its installation files.

Requirements for using the Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit

Common requirements for using the Toolkit. Specific requirements for some features. Further features have additional requirements that are described on their pages. 

Executing an instruction using the Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit

Invoke-TachyonInstruction lets you execute any Tachyon instruction directly from the PowerShell command window, and return the results.

Creating your own cmdlet from a Tachyon instruction

Walkthrough example of using the PowerShell Toolkit to turn a useful Tachyon instruction into a PowerShell cmdlet for re-use. 

Dynamic File Copy

Using the dynamic file copy feature of the PowerShell Toolkit.

Dynamic SCALE

Allows a user to run a PowerShell script or executable program on a device via Tachyon, without first creating an instruction.

Dynamic Scripting and executable command execution using the Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit

Dynamic Scripting allows you to create a PowerShell script and then deploy it dynamically.

Installing and using Visual Studio Code with the Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit

How to install and use the Visual Studio Code development environment with the PowerShell Toolkit. 

Integrating the Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit with Microsoft Power BI

How to use the Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit with Microsoft Power BI desktop. 

Interactive instruction search using the Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit

Using the PowerShell Toolkit to interactively search for Tachyon instructions. 

Offloading data to an external target

How to set up a Tachyon consumer to offload data to an external target and then invoke an instruction which sends the data to that target.

OSQuery integration

Using the OSQuery integration functionality available with Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit.

Querying Tachyon Activity Records using the Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit

Querying historical data from the Tachyon Activity Records on clients.

Using scope and filter expressions with the Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit

sHow to use scope and filter expressions to target specific sets of devices and/or to filter results so as to only include selected rows of data.

Using the Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit to manage Tachyon schedules

How to use the Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit to manage Tachyon schedules.

Working with management groups and the Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit

How to work with management groups using the Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit. 

WMI Integration

Invoke any WMI query directly from a PowerShell cmdlet. Because the Tachyon platform handles the transport and execution of the underlying instruction, you do not need to have enabled WinRM to use this functionality.

Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit management cmdlet reference

List of Tachyon PowerShell Toolkit cmdlets used for Tachyon management.