About this book

This is a book for system administrators, those who manage administrators, those responsible for auditing systems, and anyone else who needs to discover information about Windows-based systems. PowerShell and WMI are powerful individually, but when they come together they supply an unrivalled way to access and administer your systems.

I have attempted to show the breadth of problems that PowerShell and WMI can solve. The depth of these technologies is also exposed by the detailed and practical examples. There are areas such as clustering and the System Center family that haven’t been touched because of space considerations.


PowerShell versions

This book was written during the PowerShell v3 development and beta program. Except ...

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