Your hands-on guide to Windows PowerShell scripting fundamentals
Expand your expertise--and teach yourself the fundamentals of Windows PowerShell scripting, including features available in Windows PowerShell 5. If you are an IT professional, power user, or consultant, you’ll get the guidance, exercises, and code you need to master core techniques for automating Windows setup, deployment, and management.
Discover how to:
Run cmdlets and command-line utilitiesAdminister Windows-based servers and desktops with built-in cmdletsUse providers to access external informationWrite and run scripts from the Windows ISECreate functions that are easy to maintainBuild standardized environments with profilesAutomate Windows systems with WMI, CIM cmdlets, and remotingAutomate Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)Debug scripts and handle errorsRun commands that survive interruptionsUse Desired State Configuration (DSC) to manage software services and their environmentsGet powerful new modules from PowerShell Gallery
This book is for:
IT professionals and power users who want to get productive with Windows PowerShell, including new features in Windows PowerShell 5Windows system administrators who want to be more efficient and productiveAnyone pursuing Windows PowerShell certifications
No experience with Windows PowerShell or other scripting technologies necessary