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Windows PowerShell 3.0 Step by Step


Author: Ed Wilson
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 0735669996
Category: Computers
Page: 704
View: 5813
Your hands-on, step-by-step guide to automating Windows administration with Windows PowerShell 3.0 Teach yourself the fundamentals of Windows PowerShell 3.0 command line interface and scripting language—one step at a time. Written by a leading scripting expert, this practical tutorial delivers learn-by-doing exercises, timesaving tips, and hands-on sample scripts for performing administrative tasks on both local and remote Windows systems. Discover how to: Use built-in cmdlets to execute commands Write scripts to handle recurring tasks Use providers to access information beyond the shell environment Configure network components with Windows Management Instrumentation Manage users, groups, and computers with Active Directory services Execute scripts to administer and troubleshoot Microsoft Exchange Server 2010

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Windows PowerShell 3.0 Step by Step


Author: Ed Wilson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780735663398
Category: Computers
Page: 666
View: 2149
Provides step-by-step instructions on automating Windows administration tasks using Windows PowerShell 3.0.

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Windows PowerShell Step by Step


Author: Ed Wilson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780735675117
Category: Computers
Page: 704
View: 8890
This is today's definitive hands-on guide to automating Windows setup, deployment, and management with Windows PowerShell. Microsoft senior consultant Ed Wilson ("The Scripting Guy") fully illuminates every key PowerShell technique -- especially the major improvements and new cmdlets introduced with PowerShell 5.0. Wilson's positive and humorous approach has made him one of the world's most popular PowerShell instructors. His practical examples and insights will help you maximize productivity and quality in all your IT operations, and integrate automated workflows throughout any traditional or cloud environment. Windows PowerShell Step by Step, Third Edition offers more labs and structured learning exercises than any other PowerShell 5.0 tutorial. Wilson guides you step-by-step through building every script he demonstrates. He reinforces key concepts with step-by-step exercises, including "One Step Further" exercises that deepen your understanding, so you can solve your unique problems. All examples and starter files are downloadable at the TechNet Script Center Script Repository. Coverage includes: Basic PowerShell concepts and cmdlets Key providers: Alias, Certificate, Environment, File System, Function, Registry, Variable, and WSMAN Remoting, jobs, scripts, functions, and modules Windows PowerShell ISE and snippets Creating, organizing, and running PowerShell profiles WMI: objects, namespaces, providers, classes, and queries Remoting WMI and calling WMI methods via CIM Automating Active Directory and AD Domain Services Debugging scripts and handling errors Defining complex workflows Using Desired State Configuration (DSC) to quickly enforce or restore configuration settings Finding and using the PowerShell Gallery's powerful new resources Each chapter concludes with a convenient quick reference, and Wilson presents detailed appendices on coding conventions and regular expressions. If you're upgrading from any earlier version of PowerShell, a new "Start Here" section identifies the most valuable PowerShell features you haven't already learned, so you can focus your efforts where they'll make you most productive.

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Windows PowerShell 3.0 First Steps


Author: Ed Wilson
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0735680965
Category: Computers
Page: 280
View: 7778
Get started with this powerful Windows administration tool Automate Windows administration tasks with ease by learning the fundamentals of Windows PowerShell 3.0. Led by a Windows PowerShell expert, you’ll learn must-know concepts and techniques through easy-to-follow explanations, examples, and exercises. Once you complete this practical introduction, you can go deeper into the Windows PowerShell command line interface and scripting language with Windows PowerShell 3.0 Step by Step. Discover how to: Create effective Windows PowerShell commands with one line of code Apply Windows PowerShell commands across several Windows platforms Identify missing hotfixes and service packs with a single command Sort, group, and filter data using the Windows PowerShell pipeline Create users, groups, and organizational units in Active Directory Add computers to a domain or workgroup with a single line of code Run Windows PowerShell commands on multiple remote computers Unleash the power of scripting with Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)

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Windows PowerShell Cookbook

The Complete Guide to Scripting Microsoft's Command Shell
Author: Lee Holmes
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449320686
Category: Computers
Page: 1007
View: 1668
A guide to using Windows PowerShell to script Windows administrative tasks and control Windows from the command line includes more than four hundred task-oriented recipes and more than one hundred scripts.

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Microsoft Windows PowerShell 2.0 Programming for the Absolute Beginner


Author: Jerry Lee Ford
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 143545443X
Category: Computers
Page: 446
View: 6628
Microsoft® Windows™ PowerShell is a helpful scripting technology that enables the automation of system management tasks and the creation of system management tools. PowerShell runs on Windows XP, 2003, 2008, and Vista. Unlike traditional Windows shell scr

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Learn Windows Powershell in a Month of Lunches


Author: Donald W. Jones,Jeffrey Hicks
Publisher: Manning Publications
ISBN: 9781617294167
Category: Computers
Page: 375
View: 6484
PowerShell provides a single, unified administrative command line from which to control and automate virtually every aspect of a Windows system. It accepts and executes commands immediately, and scripts can be written to manage most Windows servers like Exchange, IIS, and SharePoint. This updated book covers PowerShell features that run on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and later. This edition is appropriate for PowerShell version 3 and later. There is coverage for new PowerShell version 5 features like PowerShellGet, however PowerShell fundamentals are unchanged. Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches, Third Edition is an innovative tutorial designed for busy IT professionals. With just one hour a day for a month, readers will be automating Windows tasks faster than they ever thought possible. They start with the basics (What is PowerShell and what can be done with it). Then, it moves systematically through the techniques and features that facilitate efficient and effective results. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

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Windows PowerShell Scripting Guide


Author: Ed Wilson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780735622791
Category: COMPUTERS
Page: 663
View: 7279
Provides information on writing and running scripts using Windows PowerShell to automate and manage Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista.

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Deploying and Managing Active Directory with Windows PowerShell

Tools for cloud-based and hybrid environments
Author: Charlie Russel
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 1509300872
Category: Computers
Page: 256
View: 9130
Streamline and modernize the way you manage Active Directory Use Windows PowerShell to simplify and accelerate Active Directory domain controller management, whether you’re running Active Directory entirely in the cloud, on-premises, or in a hybrid environment. In this concise reference, Microsoft MVP Charlie Russel presents the commands, tested scripts, and best-practice advice you need to deploy and run Active Directory in a modern environment and to migrate smoothly to cloud or hybrid deployments wherever they offer more value. Supercharge your productivity as an Active Directory administrator Get proven scripts that leverage the power of Windows Server 2012 and Windows Management Framework 4.0 and 5.0 Deploy forests and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Manage DNS and DHCP Create and manage users and groups Deploy additional domain controllers, read-only domain controllers (RODCs), and domains Implement and manage fine-grained password policies Perform fast, reliable backups and restores Quickly extend on-premises Active Directory deployments to the cloud Efficiently manage roles and sites

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Mastering Windows PowerShell Scripting


Author: Brenton J.W. Blawat
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1782173560
Category: Computers
Page: 282
View: 4284
If you are a system administrator who wants to become an expert in controlling and automating your Windows environment, then this book is for you. Prior knowledge of PowerShell's core elements and applications is required for this book.

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Windows PowerShell Best Practices


Author: Ed Wilson
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0735676607
Category: Computers
Page: 800
View: 5380
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

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Getting Started with PowerShell


Author: Michael Shepard
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1785284908
Category: Computers
Page: 180
View: 872
Learn the fundamentals of PowerShell to build reusable scripts and functions to automate administrative tasks with Windows About This Book Harness the capabilities of the PowerShell system to get started quickly with server automation Learn to package commands into a reusable script and add control structures and parameters to make them flexible Get to grips with cmdlets that allow you to perform administration tasks efficiently Who This Book Is For This book is intended for Windows administrators or DevOps users who need to use PowerShell to automate tasks. Whether you know nothing about PowerShell or know just enough to get by, this guide will give you what you need to go to take your scripting to the next level. What You Will Learn Learn to verify your installed version of PowerShell, upgrade it, and start a PowerShell session using the ISE Discover PowerShell commands and cmdlets and understand PowerShell formatting Use the PowerShell help system to understand what particular cmdlets do Utilise the pipeline to perform typical data manipulation Package your code in scripts, functions, and modules Solve common problems using basic file input/output functions Find system information with WMI and CIM Automate IIS functionality and manage it using the WebAdministration module In Detail Windows PowerShell is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language designed specifically for system administration. Built on the .NET Framework, Windows PowerShell helps IT professionals and power users control and automate the administration of the Windows operating system and applications that run on Windows. PowerShell is great for batch importing or deleting large sets of user accounts and will let you collect a massive amount of detailed system information in bulk via WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation). Getting Started with PowerShell is designed to help you get up and running with PowerShell, taking you from the basics of installation, to writing scripts and web server automation. This book, as an introduction to the central topics of PowerShell, covers finding and understanding PowerShell commands and packaging code for reusability, right through to a practical example of automating IIS. It also includes topics such as installation and setup, creating scripts, automating tasks, and using Powershell to access data stores, registry, and file systems. You will explore the PowerShell environment and discover how to use cmdlets, functions, and scripts to automate Windows systems. Along the way, you will learn to perform data manipulation and solve common problems using basic file input/output functions. By the end of this book, you will be familiar with PowerShell and be able to utilize the lessons learned from the book to automate your servers. Style and approach A practical learning guide, complete with plenty of activities, examples and screenshots.

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Windows Powershell in Action


Author: Bruce Payette,Richard Siddaway
Publisher: Manning Publications
ISBN: 9781633430297
Category: Computers
Page: 625
View: 4784
Windows PowerShell transformed the way administrators and developers interact with Windows. PowerShell, an elegant dynamic language from Microsoft, lets its users script administrative tasks and control Windows from the command line. Because it's a full-featured, first-class Windows programming language, programmers and power- users can now do things in a shell that previously required VB, VBScript, or C#. Windows PowerShell in Action, Third Edition is a completely revised edition of the bestselling book on PowerShell. It keeps the same crystal-clear introduction to PowerShell as the last edition and adds extensive coverage of v3, v4, and v5 features such as PowerShell Workflows, Desired State Configuration, PowerShell classes and the PowerShell APIs, new error handling and debugging features. It includes full chapters on these topics and also covers new language elements and operators, PowerShell remoting, CIM, events, working with data such as XML and flat files, The Second Edition's coverage of batch scripting and string processing, COM, WMI, and .NET have all been significantly revised and expanded. The book includes many popular usage scenarios and is rich in interesting examples that will spark the reader's imagination. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

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Microsoft Azure Essentials - Fundamentals of Azure


Author: Michael Collier,Robin Shahan
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 0735697302
Category: Computers
Page: 246
View: 2388
Microsoft Azure Essentials from Microsoft Press is a series of free ebooks designed to help you advance your technical skills with Microsoft Azure. The first ebook in the series, Microsoft Azure Essentials: Fundamentals of Azure, introduces developers and IT professionals to the wide range of capabilities in Azure. The authors - both Microsoft MVPs in Azure - present both conceptual and how-to content for key areas, including: Azure Websites and Azure Cloud Services Azure Virtual Machines Azure Storage Azure Virtual Networks Databases Azure Active Directory Management tools Business scenarios Watch Microsoft Press’s blog and Twitter (@MicrosoftPress) to learn about other free ebooks in the “Microsoft Azure Essentials” series.

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Windows PowerShell 2 For Dummies


Author: Steve Seguis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470371986
Category: Computers
Page: 412
View: 9549
Looks at the feature of Windows PowerShell 2, covering such topics as commands and scripts, logic, Windows Management Instrumentation, strings, arrays and hash tables, functions, and Active Directory.

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Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches


Author: Don Jones,Jeffery Hicks
Publisher: Manning Publications
ISBN: 9781617291166
Category: Computers
Page: 289
View: 3818
Presents a guide on how to use Windows PowerShell to build administrative tools.

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Microsoft VBScript Step by Step


Author: Ed Wilson
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 073563842X
Category: Computers
Page: 512
View: 4473
Get guidance from a well-known scripting expert—and teach yourself the fundamentals of Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript). This tutorial delivers hands-on, self-paced learning labs to help you get started automating Microsoft Windows administration—one step at a time. Discover how to: Manage folders and files with a single script Configure network components with Windows Management Instrumentation Administer users and groups using subroutines and Active Directory Service Interfaces (ADSI) Design logon scripts to configure and maintain user environments Monitor and manage network printers Back up and edit the registry—avoiding common pitfalls Handle errors and troubleshoot scripts Simplify administration for Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 and Internet Information Services 6.0 Includes a CD featuring: All practice exercises 100+ sample scripts to adapt for your own work For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

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Windows 10 Inside Out (includes Current Book Service)


Author: Ed Bott,Carl Siechert,Craig Stinson
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 150930486X
Category: Computers
Page: 912
View: 5398
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Conquer today’s Windows 10—from the inside out! Dive into Windows 10—and really put your Windows expertise to work. Focusing on the most powerful and innovative features of Windows 10, this supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, tips, and workarounds—all fully reflecting the major Windows 10 Anniversary Update. From new Cortana and Microsoft Edge enhancements to the latest security and virtualization features, you’ll discover how experts tackle today’s essential tasks—and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery. Install, configure, and personalize the newest versions of Windows 10 Understand Microsoft’s revamped activation and upgrade processes Discover major Microsoft Edge enhancements, including new support for extensions Use today’s improved Cortana services to perform tasks, set reminders, and retrieve information Make the most of the improved ink, voice, touch, and gesture support in Windows 10 Help secure Windows 10 in business with Windows Hello and Azure AD Deploy, use, and manage new Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps Take advantage of new entertainment options, including Groove Music Pass subscriptions and connections to your Xbox One console Manage files in the cloud with Microsoft OneDrive and OneDrive for Business Use the improved Windows 10 Mail and Calendar apps and the new Skype app Fine-tune performance and troubleshoot crashes Master high-efficiency tools for managing Windows 10 in the enterprise Leverage advanced Hyper-V features, including Secure Boot, TPMs, nested virtualization, and containers In addition, this book is part of the Current Book Service from Microsoft Press. Books in this program will receive periodic updates to address significant software changes for 12 to 18 months following the original publication date via a free Web Edition. Learn more at https://www.microsoftpressstore.com/cbs.

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Active Directory

Designing, Deploying, and Running Active Directory
Author: Brian Desmond,Joe Richards,Robbie Allen,Alistair G. Lowe-Norris
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449369863
Category: Computers
Page: 738
View: 5180
Organize your network resources by learning how to design, manage, and maintain Active Directory. Updated to cover Windows Server 2012, the fifth edition of this bestselling book gives you a thorough grounding in Microsoft’s network directory service by explaining concepts in an easy-to-understand, narrative style. You’ll negotiate a maze of technologies for deploying a scalable and reliable AD infrastructure, with new chapters on management tools, searching the AD database, authentication and security protocols, and Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS). This book provides real-world scenarios that let you apply what you’ve learned—ideal whether you’re a network administrator for a small business or a multinational enterprise. Upgrade Active Directory to Windows Server 2012 Learn the fundamentals, including how AD stores objects Use the AD Administrative Center and other management tools Learn to administer AD with Windows PowerShell Search and gather AD data, using the LDAP query syntax Understand how Group Policy functions Design a new Active Directory forest Examine the Kerberos security protocol Get a detailed look at the AD replication process

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Beyond Bullet Points, 3rd Edition

Using Microsoft PowerPoint to Create Presentations That Inform, Motivate, and Inspire
Author: Cliff Atkinson
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0735662258
Category: Computers
Page: 352
View: 2850
Unlock the amazing story buried in your presentation—and forget boring, bullet-point-riddled slides forever! Guided by communications expert Cliff Atkinson, you’ll walk you through an innovative, three-step methodology for increasing the impact of your presentation. Discover how to combine classic storytelling techniques with the power of visual media to create a rich, engaging experience with your audience. Fully updated for PowerPoint 2010, and featuring compelling presentation examples from classroom to boardroom, this book will help transform your presentations—and your business impact!