21.1. Installation and Configuration

Enough praise—let's get started! The PowerShell Community Extensions (PSCX) project is hosted on CodePlex, Microsoft's open source project hosting web site. The project page is located at http://www.codeplex.com/PowerShellCX. Download the latest release, and install it. The installer, like any normal installation program, will require elevated privileges. The only special thing you have to decide at the time of installation is whether you would like to install the default profile script for the project. It is best if you do so; the profile script takes care to add the PSCX snap-in to your shell session every time that you start your shell. In addition, it defines several important functions and variables. ...

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