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Instant Windows PowerShell Guide by Harshul Patel

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Chapter 1. Instant Windows PowerShell Guide

Welcome to Instant Windows PowerShell Guide. This book will take you through various enhancements that have emerged with the release of Windows PowerShell v3.0 and v4.0. We will explore many CMDLETs and parameters introduced in these latest versions of Windows PowerShell, categorized in a bunch of recipes. Later in the book, we will also cover the configuration mechanism as a feature of PowerShell v4.0 called Desired State Configuration (DSC).

Windows PowerShell – prerequisites

In the last few years, the scripting world has witnessed a number of changes. We can hardly recall the time when people used ancient mainframe machines with green-colored text and a black screen background. But now, times have changed ...

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