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Windows PowerShell 2.0 Administrator's Pocket Consultant

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  • Published 5/27/2009
  • 1st Edition
  • 480 pages
  • Book 978-0-7356-2595-2

Portable and precise, this pocket-sized guide delivers ready answers for automating everyday system-administration tasks with Windows PowerShell. Zero in on core commands and techniques using quick-reference tables, instructions, and lists. You’ll get the focused information you need to save time and get the job done—whether at your desk or in the field.

Get fast facts to:

  • Run core cmdlets—singly or in sequence—to streamline daily tasks
  • Execute remote commands and background jobs
  • Inventory computers; tweak configurations; manage domains
  • Configure server roles, role services, and features
  • Manage and troubleshoot TCP/IP networking
  • Administer file systems, directories, and print services
  • Implement security settings, event logs, and auditing
  • Read and write registry values
  • Automate system monitoring and performance tuning
  • Extend Windows PowerShell with snap-ins and module extensions

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Introducing Windows PowerShell
  • Chapter 2: Getting the Most from Windows PowerShell
  • Chapter 3: Managing Your Windows PowerShell Environment
  • Chapter 4: Using Sessions, Jobs, and Remoting
  • Chapter 5: Navigating Core Windows PowerShell Structures
  • Chapter 6: Mastering Aliases, Functions, and Objects
  • Chapter 7: Managing Computers with Commands and Scripts
  • Chapter 8: Managing Roles, Role Services, and Features
  • Chapter 9: Inventorying and Evaluating Windows Systems
  • Chapter 10: Managing File Systems, Security, and Auditing
  • Chapter 11: Managing Shares, Printers, and TCP/IP Networking
  • Chapter 12: Managing and Securing the Registry
  • Chapter 13: Monitoring and Optimizing Windows Systems
  • Chapter 14: Fine-Tuning System Performance
  • Appendix : About the Author

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