Windows PowerShell 2.0 Bible

  • 10h
  • Karl Mitschke, Mark E. Schill, Thomas Lee, Tome Tanasovski
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2011

Here's the complete guide to Windows PowerShell 2.0 for administrators and developers

Windows PowerShell is Microsoft's next-generation scripting and automation language. This comprehensive volume provides the background that IT administrators and developers need in order to start using PowerShell automation in exciting new ways. It explains what PowerShell is, how to use the language, and specific ways to apply PowerShell in various technologies.

Windows PowerShell is Microsoft's standard automation tool and something that every Windows administrator will eventually have to understand; this book provides the background necessary to apply PowerShell automation.

  • Covers how to use the language and specific ways to apply PowerShell in a variety of scenarios
  • Addresses new features in the latest version of PowerShell and the additional functionality delivered by new products that provide direct or indirect ways to use PowerShell for scripting and automation purposes
  • Explores the language fundamentals and how to use PowerShell for desktop, server, server application, and virtualization/cloud situations

This thorough guide goes well beyond theory to offer real-world information and new scripting techniques, enabling administrators and developers to make the most of PowerShell 2.0.

About the Authors

Thomas Lee is a writer, trainer, and consultant living in the UK. A veteran MVP, Thomas today specializes in PowerShell, OCS/Lync, and Windows.

Karl Mitschke is a systems engineer for the state of Montana. His focus is Microsoft Exchange administration, with an emphasis on Windows PowerShell.

Mark E. Schill is the President of the Atlanta PowerShell User group and maintains the site. He specializes in Citrix environments and task automation.

Tome Tanasovski is a Windows engineer for a Fortune 100 financial services firm and the leader of the New York City PowerShell User Group. He is a recipient of the Microsoft MVP award for Windows PowerShell.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Introduction to Windows PowerShell
  • What's New in Windows PowerShell V2
  • Managing Windows 7
  • Managing Microsoft Office 2010
  • Managing Security
  • Managing and Installing Software
  • Managing Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Performing Basic Server Management
  • Performing Advanced Server Management
  • Managing Active Directory
  • Managing Group Policy
  • Managing Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Managing SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Managing Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Server
  • Managing Internet Information Services 7
  • Managing System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2
  • Managing Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010
  • Managing Citrix XenApp 6
  • Managing Citrix XenDesktop 5
  • Managing Hyper-V 2008 R2
  • Managing System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2
  • Managing Windows Azure
  • Managing VMware vSphere PowerCLI
  • Creating User Interfaces
  • Using the Windows PowerShell ISE