Chapter 1. New Features and the Exchange Management Shell

This chapter provides information and commands concerning the following topics:

What’s new in PowerShell 2.0

What is a cmdlet?

The Exchange Management Shell

In this chapter, you look at new features in PowerShell 2.0. Then, in preparation for a look at the Exchange Management Shell (EMS), you briefly review the makeup of a cmdlet. Finally, you investigate the Exchange Management Shell.

What’s New in PowerShell 2.0

Microsoft Windows PowerShell is a combined command-line shell and scripting language designed primarily for administrators, not developers. Prior to the introduction of Windows PowerShell into operating systems, administrators were forced to learn a programming language ...

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