Beginning PowerShell for SharePoint 2013

Beginning PowerShell for SharePoint 2013

by Nikolas Charlebois-Laprade
     
 

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Beginning PowerShell for SharePoint 2013 is a book for the SharePoint administrator looking to expand his or her toolkit and skills by learning PowerShell, Microsoft's vastly flexible and versatile object oriented scripting language. PowerShell is the future of Microsoft administration, and SharePoint is a complex product that can be managed more easily

Overview

Beginning PowerShell for SharePoint 2013 is a book for the SharePoint administrator looking to expand his or her toolkit and skills by learning PowerShell, Microsoft's vastly flexible and versatile object oriented scripting language. PowerShell is the future of Microsoft administration, and SharePoint is a complex product that can be managed more easily and quickly with PowerShell cmdlets and scripts. This book helps bridge the gap, introducing PowerShell fundamentals and operations in the context of deploying, migrating, managing, and monitoring SharePoint 2013.

Author Nik Charlebois-Laprade begins by explaining the fundamental concepts behind the PowerShell language. Then, with copious real-world examples and scripts, he lays the foundation for PowerShell novices to automate interactions with the various pieces and components of the SharePoint 2013 platform.

For SharePoint administrators wanting to do more with the technology, or for SharePoint developers trying to build their skills on the administration side, Beginning PowerShell for SharePoint 2013 is the perfect book to kick off your PowerShell journey.

What you’ll learn

  • Manage on-premises and Office 365 SharePoint instances using PowerShell
  • Write re-usable PowerShell scripts
  • Understand the architecture of PowerShell
  • Perform operations on a wide variety of SharePoint components using PowerShell
  • Plan, prepare, and execute a SharePoint 2010 to 2013 migration using PowerShell
  • Proactively monitor SharePoint farms for issues using PowerShell

Who this book is for

Beginning PowerShell for SharePoint 2013 is for both SharePoint administrators and developers who want to extend their knowledge of the technology. It's an excellent book for technical users who would appreciate a quick, at-hand reference.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: What’s New in PowerShell for SharePoint 2013

Chapter 3: Configuring Your Environment for PowerShell

Chapter 4: PowerShell Basics

Chapter 5: Automating SharePoint Deployment with PowerShell

Chapter 6: Day to Day SharePoint Administration with PowerShell

Chapter 7: Monitoring and Troubleshooting SharePoint with PowerShell

Chapter 8: Automating SharePoint 2010 Migrations with PowerShell

Chapter 9: Managing SharePoint Online in Office 365 with PowerShell

Chapter 10: Upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to 2013 Using PowerShell

Appendix A: Common Cmdlets

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781430264729
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
02/25/2014
Edition description:
2014
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
903,458
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.49(d)

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Meet the Author

Nikolas Charlebois-Laprade is a Senior Technical Advisor working in Gatineau, Canada. His background as a Software Engineer and as a Technical Program Manager make him a well-rounded web technologies expert. Having worked with several government departments and agencies, he has worked on various large scale SharePoint deployments. Nik is the founder and president of IgniteSoft, a consulting company specializing in small and medium SharePoint deployments for regional businesses. When he's not in front of a computer, you can find him on an ice rink playing hockey or on a court playing tennis. His wife and kids are what motivates him to always push the boundaries of what's possible to achieve.

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