Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches, Third Edition by Donald Jones
DESCRIPTION PowerShell provides a single, unified administrative command line from which to control and automate virtually every aspect of a Windows system. It accepts and executes commands immediately, and scripts can be written to manage most Windows servers like Exchange, IIS, and SharePoint. This updated book covers PowerShell features that run on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and later. This edition is appropriate for PowerShell version 3 and later. There is coverage for new PowerShell version 5 features like PowerShellGet, however PowerShell fundamentals are unchanged. Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches, Third Edition is an innovative tutorial designed for busy IT professionals. With just one hour a day for a month, readers will be automating Windows tasks faster than they ever thought possible. They start with the basics (What is PowerShell and what can be done with it). Then, it moves systematically through the techniques and features that facilitate efficient and effective results. KEY FEATURES * A great start with a great tutorial * Concise and easy-to-follow * Based on years of successful training techniques * Hands-on exercises and labs AUDIENCE Experience with Windows administration is helpful. No programming or scripting experience is assumed. ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGY PowerShell is an automation engine for Windows systems. It is being built into all major Microsoft products and many third party products. PowerShell allows for the automations of day to day administration tasks and is a must learn technology for administrators.