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Windows PowerShell 3.0 Step by Step

By Ed Wilson

Published by Microsoft Press

Published Date: Feb 15, 2013

Description

Your hands-on, step-by-step guide to automating Windows administration with Windows PowerShell 3.0

Teach yourself the fundamentals of Windows PowerShell 3.0 command line interface and scripting language—one step at a time. Written by a leading scripting expert, this practical tutorial delivers learn-by-doing exercises, timesaving tips, and hands-on sample scripts for performing administrative tasks on both local and remote Windows systems.

Discover how to:

  • Use built-in cmdlets to execute commands
  • Write scripts to handle recurring tasks
  • Use providers to access information beyond the shell environment
  • Configure network components with Windows Management Instrumentation
  • Manage users, groups, and computers with Active Directory services
  • Execute scripts to administer and troubleshoot Microsoft Exchange Server 2010

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Overview of Windows PowerShell 3.0
  • Chapter 2: Using Windows PowerShell Cmdlets
  • Chapter 3: Understanding and Using PowerShell Providers
  • Chapter 4: Using PowerShell Remoting and Jobs
  • Chapter 5: Using PowerShell Scripts
  • Chapter 6: Working with Functions
  • Chapter 7: Creating Advanced Functions and Modules
  • Chapter 8: Using the Windows PowerShell ISE
  • Chapter 9: Working with Windows PowerShell Profiles
  • Chapter 10: Using WMI
  • Chapter 11: Querying WMI
  • Chapter 12: Remoting WMI
  • Chapter 13: Calling WMI Methods on WMI Classes
  • Chapter 14: Using the CIM Cmdlets
  • Chapter 15: Working with Active Directory
  • Chapter 16: Working with the AD DS Module
  • Chapter 17: Deploying Active Directory with Windows Server 2012
  • Chapter 18: Debugging Scripts
  • Chapter 19: Handling Errors
  • Chapter 20: Managing Exchange Server
  • Windows PowerShell Core Cmdlets
  • Windows PowerShell Module Coverage
  • Windows PowerShell Cmdlet Naming
  • Windows PowerShell FAQ
  • Useful WMI Classes
  • Basic Troubleshooting Tips
  • General PowerShell Scripting Guidelines
  • About the Author

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-7356-6339-4

ISBN-13: 978-0-7356-6339-8

Format: Book

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