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.
This book is a collection of selected real-world scenarios, detailed solutions, and screenshots.
Who this book is for
If you are a system administrator who wants to automate repeated daily tasks and perform complex administration requirements in a timely manner with less effort, then this is the book for you.
In order to get the maximum benefit of this book you need to have some basic scripting knowledge and good administration experience.
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Sherif Talaat is a young computer science addict. He is MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, and MCITP certified. He has been working in the ICT industry since 2005. He used to work on Microsoft core infrastructure platforms and solutions with main focus on IT process automation and scripting techniques.
He is one of the early adopters of Windows PowerShell in the region called MEAMiddle East and Africa. He speaks about Windows PowerShell in technical events and user groups' gatherings; he is the founder of the "Egypt PowerShell User Group" (http://powershellgroup.org/egypt), and is the author behind the first and only Arabic PowerShell blog (http://arabianpowershell.wordpress.com). He has been awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for PowerShell five times in row since 2009. You can also catch him at sheriftalaat.com.
Haijun Fu is a computer programmer and an author living in China. He was educated at the Lanzhou University. He has been a Windows PowerShell Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) since 2011.
With a strong focus on PowerShell, cloud computing, the next generation of Internet security, Internet technology development, software testing, and database design, he has been writing many articles in order to share his experience with others on his blog. He has over 7 years of experience in software development and system architecture design. He is skilled especially at systems analysis, architecture design, and software project management.
In his spare time, he likes reading and writing. He is the author of two technical books called Windows PowerShell 2.0 Application Programming Best, Practices Publishing House of Electronics Industry in Mainland China and 350 PowerShell Utilize Example: Windows Automation Technology Manual in Taiwan.
He can be found on the Web at fuhaijun.com and on Twitter as @fuhj02. You can also reach him by e-mail at PowerShell@live.cn.