Windows PowerShell Cookbook: The Complete Guide to Scripting Microsoft's Command Shell

Windows PowerShell Cookbook: The Complete Guide to Scripting Microsoft's Command Shell

by Lee Holmes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781449320683
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/18/2013
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 1007
Sales rank: 238,880
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 7.00(h) x 2.30(d)

About the Author

Lee Holmes is a developer on the Microsoft Windows PowerShell team, and has been an authoritative source of information about PowerShell since its earliest betas. His vast experience with Windows PowerShell enables him to integrate both the 'how' and the 'why' into discussions. Lee's involvement with the PowerShell and administration community (via newsgroups, mailing lists, and blogs) gives him a great deal of insight into the problems faced by all levels of administrators and PowerShell users alike.

Table of Contents




A Guided Tour of Windows PowerShell


Chapter 1: The Windows PowerShell Interactive Shell

Chapter 2: Pipelines

Chapter 3: Variables and Objects

Chapter 4: Looping and Flow Control

Chapter 5: Strings and Unstructured Text

Chapter 6: Calculations and Math

Chapter 7: Lists, Arrays, and Hashtables

Chapter 8: Utility Tasks

Common Tasks

Chapter 9: Simple Files

Chapter 10: Structured Files

Chapter 11: Code Reuse

Chapter 12: Internet-Enabled Scripts

Chapter 13: User Interaction

Chapter 14: Debugging

Chapter 15: Tracing and Error Management

Chapter 16: Environmental Awareness

Chapter 17: Extend the Reach of Windows PowerShell

Chapter 18: Security and Script Signing

Chapter 19: Integrated Scripting Environment

Administrator Tasks

Chapter 20: Files and Directories

Chapter 21: The Windows Registry

Chapter 22: Comparing Data

Chapter 23: Event Logs

Chapter 24: Processes

Chapter 25: System Services

Chapter 26: Active Directory

Chapter 27: Enterprise Computer Management

Chapter 28: Windows Management Instrumentation

Chapter 29: Remoting

Chapter 30: Workflows

Chapter 31: Transactions

Chapter 32: Event Handling


PowerShell Language and Environment

Regular Expression Reference

XPath Quick Reference

.NET String Formatting

.NET DateTime Formatting

Selected .NET Classes and Their Uses

WMI Reference

Selected COM Objects and Their Uses

Selected Events and Their Uses

Standard PowerShell Verbs


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