Apply best practices for automating system administration with Windows PowerShell 2.0 and optimize your operational efficiency and results. This guide captures the field-tested tips, real-world lessons, and candid advice of practitioners across the range of business and technical scenarios and across the scripting life cycle. Discover how to: * Take advantage of new features and cmdlets in Windows PowerShell 2.0 * Plan scripting usage scenarios and define standards Deploy Windows PowerShell 2.0 to desktops and servers * Configure scripting environments * Optimize remote scripting capabilities * Work with Active Directory and WMI * Design functions and modules * Optimize input and output * Handle errors * Document scripts * Test and troubleshoot scripts * Avoid scripting pitfalls The companion CD includes a fully searchable eBook and sample scripts. For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
Publisher: Microsoft Press,U.S.