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. PowerShell 3 adds features designed specifically for Windows Server 2012 and even third-party platforms from companies like Citrix and VMware. Learn Windows PowerShell 3 in a Month of Lunches, Second Edition is an innovative tutorial designed for administrators. With just one hour a day, readers will be automating Windows tasks faster than ever thought possible. The book starts 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. AUDIENCE The book is written for administrators, not developers. No prior PowerShell experience or any scripting or programming experience is necessary. Experience with Windows administration will be helpful. ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGY PowerShell functions primarily by accepting typed commands from an administrator and immediately executing those commands to achieve administrative results. It is not a programming or scripting language.
Publisher: Manning Publications