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Pro PowerShell for Database Developers by Bryan Cafferky

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CHAPTER 8

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Customizing the PowerShell Environment

PowerShell provides an amazing level of customization and transparency. In this chapter, we will discuss how PowerShell supports configuration using three types of variables: automatic, preference, and environment. Automatic variables are created and used by PowerShell to support its operations and can be read by scripts to get context-specific information. Preference variables control PowerShell’s behavior and can be modified to suit our needs. Environment variables are not specific to PowerShell. They are variables used by Windows applications including PowerShell and can be created, read, and ...

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