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Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches
Publisher: Manning Publications
Publication Date: 2016-12-30
Number of pages: 384
Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches, Third Edition is an innovative tutorial designed for busy IT professionals. This updated edition covers PowerShell features that run on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and later, PowerShell v3 and later, and includes v5 features like PowerShellGet.
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About the Technology
PowerShell is both a scripting language and an administrative shell that lets you control and automate nearly every aspect of Windows. It accepts and executes commands interactively and you can write scripts to manage most Windows servers like Exchange, IIS, and SharePoint, as well as online services like Azure and Office 365.
About the Book
Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches, Third Edition is an innovative tutorial designed for busy IT professionals. Just set aside one hour a day - lunchtime would be perfect - for a month, and you'll be automating Windows tasks faster than you ever thought possible. This updated edition covers PowerShell features that run on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and later, PowerShell v3 and later, and includes v5 features like PowerShellGet.
What's InsideLearn PowerShell from the beginning, no experience required!Covers PowerShell v3 and up, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 and laterEach lesson takes you an hour or less
About the Reader
Experience with Windows administration is helpful. No programming or scripting experience needed.
About the Author
Veteran PowerShell MVPs Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks bring years as successful trainers to this concise, easy-to-follow book.
Table of ContentsBefore you beginMeet PowerShellUsing the help systemRunning commandsWorking with providersThe pipeline: connecting commandsAdding commandsObjects: data by another nameThe pipeline, deeperFormatting - and why it's done on the rightFiltering and comparisonsA practical interludeRemote control: one-to-one, and one-to-manyUsing Windows Management Instrumentation and CIMMultitasking with background jobsWorking with many objects, one at a timeSecurity alert!Variables: a place to store your stuffInput and outputSessions: remote control with less workYou call this scripting?Improving your parameterized scriptAdvanced remoting configurationUsing regular expressions to parse text filesAdditional random tips, tricks, and techniquesUsing someone else's scriptNever the endPowerShell cheat sheet