Windows PowerShell 3.0 Step by Step

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
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

Appendix A. Windows PowerShell Core Cmdlets
Appendix B. Windows PowerShell Module Coverage
Appendix C. Windows PowerShell Cmdlet Naming
Appendix D. Windows PowerShell FAQ
Appendix E. Useful WMI Classes
Appendix F. Basic Troubleshooting Tips
Appendix G. General PowerShell Scripting Guidelines
Appendix H. About the Author

Book Details

  • Paperback: 704 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press (February 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735663394
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735663398
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