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Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches, Third Edition by Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks

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Chapter 12. A practical interlude

It’s time to put some of your new knowledge to work. In this chapter, we’re not even going to try to teach you anything new. Instead, we’re going to walk you through a detailed example using what you’ve learned. This is an absolutely real-world example: We’re going to set ourselves a task, and then let you follow our thought processes as we figure out how to complete it. This chapter is the epitome of what this book is all about, because instead of just handing you the answer on how to do something, we’re helping you realize that you can teach yourself.

12.1. Defining the task

First of all, we’re assuming that you’re working on Windows 10 or on Windows Server 2012 R2, or later, and that you have PowerShell ...

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