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Windows PowerShell 3.0 First Steps

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Windows PowerShell 3.0 First Steps


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  • Copyright 2014
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9"
  • Pages: 280
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-7356-8100-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7356-8100-2

Get started with this powerful Windows administration tool

Automate Windows administration tasks with ease by learning the fundamentals of Windows PowerShell 3.0. Led by a Windows PowerShell expert, you’ll learn must-know concepts and techniques through easy-to-follow explanations, examples, and exercises. Once you complete this practical introduction, you can go deeper into the Windows PowerShell command line interface and scripting language with Windows PowerShell 3.0 Step by Step.

Discover how to:

  • Create effective Windows PowerShell commands with one line of code
  • Apply Windows PowerShell commands across several Windows platforms
  • Identify missing hotfixes and service packs with a single command
  • Sort, group, and filter data using the Windows PowerShell pipeline
  • Create users, groups, and organizational units in Active Directory
  • Add computers to a domain or workgroup with a single line of code
  • Run Windows PowerShell commands on multiple remote computers
  • Unleash the power of scripting with Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Overview of Windows PowerShell 3.0
  • Chapter 2: Using Windows PowerShell cmdlets
  • Chapter 3: Filtering, grouping, and sorting
  • Chapter 4: Formatting output
  • Chapter 5: Storing output
  • Chapter 6: Leveraging Windows PowerShell providers
  • Chapter 7: Using Windows PowerShell remoting
  • Chapter 8: Using WMI
  • Chapter 9: Using CIM
  • Chapter 10: Using the Windows PowerShell ISE
  • Chapter 11: Using Windows PowerShell scripts
  • Chapter 12: Working with functions
  • Chapter 13: Debugging scripts
  • Chapter 14: Handling errors
  • Windows PowerShell FAQ
  • Windows PowerShell 3.0 coding conventions


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