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Windows Powershell Best Practices

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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

Synopsis:

Expert recommendations, pragmatically applied.

Apply best practices for automating system administration with Windows PowerShell 3.0 and optimize your operational efficiency and results. This guide captures the field-tested tips, real-world lessons, and candid advice of practitioners across the range of business and technical scenarios and across the scripting life cycle.

Discover how to:

  • Take advantage of new features and cmdlets in Windows PowerShell 3.0
  • Plan scripting usage scenarios and define standards Deploy Windows PowerShell 3.0 to desktops and servers
  • Configure scripting environments
  • Optimize remote scripting capabilities
  • Work with Active Directory(r) and WMI
  • Design functions and modules
  • Optimize input and output
  • Handle errors
  • Document scripts
  • Test and troubleshoot scripts
  • Avoid scripting pitfalls

About the Author

Ed Wilson is a well-known scripting expert who delivers popular scripting workshops to Microsoft customers and employees worldwide. He's written several books on Windows scripting, including Windows PowerShell 2.0 Best Practices, Windows PowerShell 3.0 Step By Step, Windows PowerShell 3.0 First Step, and Microsoft VBScript Step by Step. Ed is a senior consultant at Microsoft Corporation and writes Hey, Scripting Guy!, one of the most popular TechNet blogs.

Table of Contents

ForewordIntroductionUnderstanding the basics of Windows PowerShellChapter 1: Survey of Windows PowerShell capabilitiesChapter 2: Using the CIM cmdletsPlanning for scriptingChapter 3: Using the Active Directory moduleChapter 4: Identifying scripting opportunitiesChapter 5: Configuring the script environmentChapter 6: Avoiding scripting pitfallsChapter 7: Tracking scripting opportunitiesDesigning the scriptChapter 8: Designing the scriptChapter 9: Designing help for scriptsChapter 10: Designing modulesChapter 11: Handling input and outputChapter 12: Handling errorsChapter 13: Testing scriptsChapter 14: Documenting scriptsDeploying the scriptChapter 15: Managing the execution policyChapter 16: Running scriptsChapter 17: Versioning scriptsChapter 18: Logging resultsChapter 19: Troubleshooting scriptsChapter 20: Using the Windows PowerShell ISEChapter 21: Using Windows PowerShell remoting and jobsChapter 22: Using Windows PowerShell WorkflowChapter 23: Using the Windows PowerShell DSCAbout the author

Product Details

ISBN:
9780735666498
Author:
Wilson, Ed
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Subject:
Exchange Server;PowerShell;SQL Server;Windows 8;Windows Server 2012;automating;scripting
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows
Subject:
powershell; windows powershell; powershell -auto; powershell -le -eq; powershell -ceq; powershell -nologo; powershell -196608; powershell -noe; powershell -newest; powershell -notype; powershell -anr; powershell commands; powershell tutorial; command line
Subject:
powershell; windows powershell; powershell -auto; powershell -le -eq; powershell -ceq; powershell -nologo; powershell -196608; powershell -noe; powershell -newest; powershell -notype; powershell -anr; powershell commands; powershell tutorial; command line
Subject:
powershell; windows powershell; powershell -auto; powershell -le -eq; powershell -ceq; powershell -nologo; powershell -196608; powershell -noe; powershell -newest; powershell -notype; powershell -anr; powershell commands; powershell tutorial; command line
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20140331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
736
Dimensions:
9 x 7.38 in

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"Synopsis" by ,

Expert recommendations, pragmatically applied.

Apply best practices for automating system administration with Windows PowerShell 3.0 and optimize your operational efficiency and results. This guide captures the field-tested tips, real-world lessons, and candid advice of practitioners across the range of business and technical scenarios and across the scripting life cycle.

Discover how to:

  • Take advantage of new features and cmdlets in Windows PowerShell 3.0
  • Plan scripting usage scenarios and define standards Deploy Windows PowerShell 3.0 to desktops and servers
  • Configure scripting environments
  • Optimize remote scripting capabilities
  • Work with Active Directory(r) and WMI
  • Design functions and modules
  • Optimize input and output
  • Handle errors
  • Document scripts
  • Test and troubleshoot scripts
  • Avoid scripting pitfalls

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