Powershell 3.0 Advanced Administration Handbook

Powershell 3.0 Advanced Administration Handbook

by Sherif Talaat, Haijun Fu


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Technology's growing rhythm is running faster than before, and business needs are getting more complex every day. So, it is time to learn something new to help conquer the challenge. With PowerShell in your toolbox, you can easily perform many tasks with less time, effort, and cost. PowerShell is a helpful scripting technology that enables the automation of system management tasks and the creation of system management tools.

"PowerShell 3.0 Advanced Administration Handbook" comes with a set of real-world scenarios and detailed scripts that will help you get started with PowerShell, learn what PowerShell is, how to write the syntax, and build your scripts, and how to use and integrate PowerShell with different technologies, products, and tools.

This handbook starts with the essential topics of PowerShell, then introduces the new features in PowerShell 3.0. The book then goes through building PowerShell scripts, function, and developing extensions like snap-ins and modules, and continues with detailed examples showing the usage of PowerShell with different technologies and products to give you an idea of PowerShell usage in the real world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849686426
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication date: 04/25/2013
Pages: 370
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.77(d)

About the Author

Sherif Talaat is a young computer science addict, and is MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, and MCITP certified. Sherif has been working in the ICT industry since 2005; he used to work on Microsoft core infrastructure platforms and solutions with more focus on IT Process Automation and Scripting Techniques.

Sherif was one of the early adopters of Windows PowerShell in the Middle East and Africa. He used to speak about Windows PowerShell at technical events and user groups gatherings, and he is the founder of the "Egypt PowerShell User Group" (http://powershellgroup.org/egypt) and the author behind the first and only Arabic PowerShell blog (http://arabianpowershell.wordpress.com). He has been awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for PowerShell four times in row since 2009. You can also catch him at sheriftalaat.com

Haijun Fu has been a Microsoft MVP in Windows PowerShell since 2011. Haijun has been in the IT industry since 2002. He has many years of software development and system architecture design experience. He is well organized and partook in several large scale information management system projects for design, development, testing and optimization, with many years' experience in project management and team organization. His scope of work covers development, testing, integration, IT control and risk assessment and consultation, and so on. He has been focusing on PowerShell, cloud computing, the next generation of Internet security, Internet technology development, software testing, and database design for a long time. He is skilled at systems analysis, architecture design, and software project management especially.

In his free time, Haijun maintains his blog on http://www.fuhaijun.com.

Haijun's books include Windows PowerShell 2.0 Application Programming Best Practices (Publishing House of Electronics Industry, China 2010) and PowerShell 350 Utilize Example: Windows Automation Guide (Taiwan drmaster Culture Co., Ltd. 2010).

If he isn't writing books then he's most likely doing extensive reading, listening to music, and travelling.

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