Chapter 1. Survey of Windows PowerShell capabilities

Understanding Windows PowerShell

Perhaps the biggest obstacle for a Windows network administrator in migrating to Windows PowerShell 4.0 is understanding what the PowerShell actually is. In some respects, it is like a replacement for the venerable CMD (command) shell. In fact, on Windows Server 2012 R2 running in core mode, it is possible to replace the CMD shell with Windows PowerShell so that when the server boots up it uses Windows ...

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