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Tool included with Microsoft SQL Server that loads SQL Server cmdlets. Microsoft SQL Server\100 and 110 are Powershell v2. Microsoft SQL Server\120 and 130 are Powershell version 4. Replaced by SQLToolsPS.exe in SQL Server 2016, but will be included with installation for compatability reasons.


Paths:


Resources:
https://twitter.com/bryon_/status/975835709587075072
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/powershell/sql-server-powershell?view=sql-server-2017

Acknowledgement:
Bryon - @bryon_


Detection:



Execute

Run a SQL Server PowerShell mini-console without Module and ScriptBlock Logging.
Sqlps.exe -noprofile
Usecase:Execute PowerShell commands without ScriptBlock logging.
Privileges required:User
OS:Windows
Mitre:T1218