Explore the new features of Powershell 3.0 using Packt's new Book and eBook

June 2013 | Enterprise, Microsoft

Packt is pleased to announce the release of PowerShell 3.0 Advanced Administration Handbook, a comprehensive guide to using Powershell 3.0. Packed with a collection of selected real-world scenarios, detailed solutions, and screenshots, this book is available now in print, eBook, Kindle and select library formats. The print book comes in at over 370 pages and is competitively priced at $30.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $16.14.

About the authors:
Sherif Talaat : Working in the ICT industry since 2005, Sherif is a young computer science addict. He was one of the early adopters of Windows PowerShell in the Middle East and Asia. Sherif is the founder of the 'Egypt PowertShell User Group' and is the author of the only Arabic Powershell blog. He has been the recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award for PowerShell every year since 2009.

Haijun Fu : A computer programmer and an author from China, Haijun has been a Windows PowerShell Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) since 2011. With 7 years of experience in software development and system architecture design, he has a strong focus on PowerShell, cloud computing, the next generation of Internet security, Internet technology development, software testing, and database design as well.

Windows PowerShell is Microsoft's task automation framework, consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language built on .NET Framework. PowerShell provides full access to COM and WMI, enabling administrators to perform administrative tasks on both local and remote Windows systems.

PowerShell 3.0 Advanced Administration Handbook is an indispensable manual that will help users with the essential topics of PowerShell and then introduce them to the new features in PowerShell 3.0. It's packed with tips, tricks, and best practices to be used in real-world scenarios and problems. The book starts by guiding readers through building PowerShell scripts, functions, and developing extensions such as snap-ins and modules, and continues with detailed examples showing how to use PowerShell with different technologies and products in the real world.

This book covers these essential topics:

Chapter 1: Getting Started with PowerShell
Chapter 2: Developing Snap-ins for PowerShell
Chapter 3: Using PowerShell Remoting
Chapter 4: Extending Windows PowerShell
Chapter 5: Managing Core Infrastructure with PowerShell
Chapter 6: Managing Active Directory with PowerShell
Chapter 7: Managing the Server with PowerShell
Chapter 8: Managing Unified Communication Environments with PowerShell
Chapter 9: Managing Collaboration and Data Platforms with PowerShell
Chapter 10: Managing Microsoft Desktop Virtualization with PowerShell
Chapter 11: Managing Microsoft Cloud Platform with PowerShell
Chapter 12: Integrating Windows PowerShell and System Center Orchestrator

Packt Publishing has also published these other PowerShell books:

Microsoft Windows PowerShell 3.0 First Look (October 2012)
Windows Server 2012 Automation with PowerShell Cookbook (March 2013)
Instant Windows Powershell 3.0 Windows Management Instrumentation Starter (March 2013)

About Packt:

All books are Published by Packt Enterprise. Packt Enterprise is a publishing division of Packt Publishing designed to serve the information needs of IT Professionals in the Enterprise space. Packt Enterprise also publishes on JIRA, SOA, IBM, Citrix, Oracle, Google and SAP technologies.

PowerShell 3.0 Advanced Administration Handbook
A fast-paced PowerShell guide with real world scenarios and detailed solutions

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/powershell-3-0-advanced-administration-handbook/book

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