PowerShell is a scripting technology that can be used to automate many of the tasks an administrator must perform. It is performed through a console, on the server running PowerShell.
Provisioning sites at enterprise companies is one of those tasks that can be automated. While this can be performed through the Central Administration interface, it is more efficient to perform this task through PowerShell.
This recipe will show how to provision a site collection.
User must have access to one of the servers running PowerShell 2.0 and must be a member of the
WSS_ADMIN_WPG role on the local computer. User must also be a member of the
db_owner database role and the
SharePoint_Shell_Access role in ...