dbatools is a free PowerShell module with over 200 SQL Server administration, best practice and migration commands included.

Please note that documentation and command names may be out of date while we work furiously towards 1.0


Watch-DbaUpdate

Just for fun – checks the PowerShell Gallery for updates to dbatools. Notifies once max per release.

This command relies on Install-DbaWatchUpdate which sets up a scheduled task that checks PowerShell Gallery hourly.

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Examples

To manually check the PowerShell Gallery for updates to dbatools. Otherwise, this will run every hour via Task Scheduler.

Watch-DbaUpdate

Get-Help

From PowerShell, execute Get-Help Watch-DbaUpdate -Detailed for more information on this function.

Source Code

Want to see the source code? View Watch-DbaUpdate.ps1 on GitHub
 

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