Expert recommendations, pragmatically applied.
Automate system administration using Windows PowerShell best practices—and optimize your operational efficiency. With this practical guide, Windows PowerShell expert and instructor Ed Wilson delivers field-tested tips, real-world examples, and candid advice culled from administrators across a range of business and technical scenarios. If you’re an IT professional with Windows PowerShell experience, this book is ideal.
Discover how to:
Use Windows PowerShell to automate Active Directory tasks
Explore available WMI classes and methods with CIM cmdlets
Identify and track scripting opportunities to avoid duplication
Use functions to encapsulate business logic and reuse code
Design your script’s best input method and output destination
Test scripts by checking their syntax and performance
Choose the most suitable method for running remote commands
Manage software services with Desired State Configuration