Chapter 15

Working with Windows PowerShell

Microsoft Exam Objective Covered in This Chapter:

  • Maintaining a SharePoint Environment

In the other chapters of this book, you focused on performing a variety of tasks using multiple tools, including Windows PowerShell. This chapter will focus on PowerShell as a tool in general and how it is used in the SharePoint Server 2010 Management Shell.

Windows PowerShell Essentials

A shell, in the world of computing, is an interface between computer users and the operating system that gives users access to the system kernel. Although the graphical user interface (GUI) can be considered a shell, the term more commonly refers to the command-line shell, which serves the purpose of launching other specific programs, ...

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