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Apply Windows PowerShell effectively at all levels

If you seek robust, scalable scripting, you need Windows PowerShell. And if you want to apply Windows PowerShell automation to today's hottest technology areas, such as virtualized environments and cloud administration, this authoritative reference is exactly what you need. Four seasoned engineers who are well-known in the PowerShell community show you how to use Windows PowerShell 2.0 and ...

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Windows PowerShell 2.0 Bible

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Overview

Apply Windows PowerShell effectively at all levels

If you seek robust, scalable scripting, you need Windows PowerShell. And if you want to apply Windows PowerShell automation to today's hottest technology areas, such as virtualized environments and cloud administration, this authoritative reference is exactly what you need. Four seasoned engineers who are well-known in the PowerShell community show you how to use Windows PowerShell 2.0 and apply the power of automation to desktops, servers, server apps, and the cloud.

  • Get up to speed on Windows PowerShell basics and what's new in Version 2.0

  • Learn how to automate tasks at the desktop, server, server app, and cloud levels

  • Tap Windows PowerShell for Microsoft Office 2010, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Microsoft Exchange Server tasks

  • Make use of cmdlets for Active Directory, Group Directory, SCOM, SharePoint administration, SQL Server, and more

  • Apply Windows PowerShell to virtualized environments, including Hyper-V, VMware vSphere, and Citrix XenApp and Citrix XenDesktop

  • Install and use the Windows Azure Service Management cmdlets

Companion Web Site

  • Helpful code listings, so you can follow along

  • Supplemental code snippets

Discover all that WindowsPowerShell 2.0 can do

Manage physical, virtual,and cloud environments

Explore modules, snap-ins,and third-party cmdlets

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118183281
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/26/2011
  • Series: Bible , #725
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 672
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author

Thomas Lee is a writer, trainer, and consultant living in the UK. A veteran MVP, Thomas today specializes in PowerShell, OCS/Lync, and Windows.

Karl Mitschke is a systems engineer for the state of Montana. His focus is Microsoft Exchange administration, with an emphasis on Windows PowerShell.

Mark E. Schill is the President of the Atlanta PowerShell User group and maintains the powershellgroup.org site. He specializes in Citrix environments and task automation.

Tome Tanasovski is a Windows engineer for a Fortune 100 financial services firm and the leader of the New York City PowerShell User Group. He is a recipient of the Microsoft MVP award for Windows PowerShell.

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Table of Contents

Introduction xxxiii

Part I: Introduction 1

Chapter 1: Introduction to Windows PowerShell 3

Chapter 2: What's New in Windows PowerShell V2  43

Part II: Windows Desktop 69

Chapter 3: Managing Windows 7 71

Chapter 4: Managing Microsoft Offi ce 2010 95

Chapter 5: Managing Security 123

Chapter 6: Managing and Installing Software 151

Part III: Server Management 163

Chapter 7: Managing Windows Server 2008 R2 165

Chapter 8: Performing Basic Server Management 189

Chapter 9: Performing Advanced Server Management 203

Chapter 10: Managing Active Directory 229

Chapter 11: Managing Group Policy 257

Part IV: Server Applications 269

Chapter 12: Managing Microsoft Exchange Server 271

Chapter 13: Managing SQL Server 2008 R2 341

Chapter 14: Managing Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Server 371

Chapter 15: Managing Internet Information Services 7 389

Chapter 16: Managing System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 409

Chapter 17: Managing Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 441

Chapter 18: Managing Citrix XenApp 6 455

Chapter 19: Managing Citrix XenDesktop 5 479

Part V: Virtualization and Cloud Computing 511

Chapter 20: Managing Hyper-V 2008 R2 513

Chapter 21: Managing System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 523

Chapter 22: Managing Windows Azure 541

Chapter 23: Managing VMware vSphere PowerCLI 557

Part VI: Beyond the Console 579

Chapter 24: Creating User Interfaces 581

Chapter 25: Using the Windows PowerShell ISE 597

Index 623

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