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Pro Windows PowerShell by Hristo Deshev

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Chapter 16. Monitoring Your System

Computers running on a network can sometimes be likened to living organisms. A sophisticated network is like a complex ecosystem; it has all sorts of organisms, each with its own specific capabilities and requirements. Our PowerShell scripts and commands issued at the interactive shell are usually in the position of instructing other system components on what to do and how to do it. Being proactive in anticipating possible problems and failures is one of the characteristics a successful system administration strategy must have. Unfortunately, it is not always possible to anticipate and prevent every single problem. In Chapter 9, you learned how to trap and handle errors generated from within scripts. In this ...

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