Use PowerShell 6.0 on Linux to automate complex, repetitive, and time consuming tasks
About This Book
Who This Book Is For
If you are system administrator who wants to learn to control and automate your Linux environment with PowerShell 6.0 then, this book is for you. Basic knowledge of PowerShell scripting would be necessary. Very basic knowledge required with respect to how an operating system is structured and how to use the command line interface to work with the operating system.
What You Will Learn
PowerShell is an implementation of .NET Core. .NET Core is a cross-platform open source management framework, which adheres to POSIX standards and makes available API calls that work well with all of the major operating systems: Windows, Linux and macOS. .NET Core for Linux has been a success, because of its adherence to standards, as well as for its lightweight implementation. PowerShell extends the capabilities towards management of Linux servers as well as using containerizers such as Docker.
This book will include real-world examples on how you can use core PowerShell functions to effectively administer Linux-based systems and environments. Later, this book will cover interesting recipes on how system administrators can make use of PowerShell 6.0 to quickly automate complex, repetitive and time-consuming tasks. This book will also teach you to develop scripts to automate tasks that involve systems and enterprise management. By the end of this book, you will also understand your OMS automation capabilities to apply, monitor, and update configurations, gaining real-time visibility into your Linux workloads to quickly get it resolved.
Style and approach
With a recipe-based approach, we will help you take advantage of PowerShell 6.0 to call all native Linux capabilities to automate your environment.
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