Instant Windows PowerShell

Manage and automate your Windows Server Environment efficiently using PowerShell

Instant Windows PowerShell

Vinith Menon

Manage and automate your Windows Server Environment efficiently using PowerShell
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Book Details

ISBN 139781849688741
Paperback54 pages

Book Description

Windows PowerShell comprises numerous major features that extend its use, advance its usability, and allow you to control and manage Windows-based environments.

Windows PowerShell is backward-compatible. Cmdlets, providers, modules, snap-ins, scripts, functions, and profiles that were designed for Windows PowerShell 2.0 work in Windows PowerShell 3.0 without any changes.

A practical, hands-on guide that provides you with a number of clear step-by-step exercises which will help you take advantage of the real power that is Windows PowerShell.

Starting by listing the New Features in PowerShell 3.0, this book goes on to break down the mystery and confusion that surrounds which feature to use and when. It will take you through a number of clear, practical sections that will help you to take advantage of PowerShell, easily and quickly.

You will also learn how to use PowerShell for file and folder management in a Windows Server Environment. The book will also also show you how to use PowerShell Web Access for secure Windows Management anywhere, any time, on any device.

Learn how to secure and sign the scripts you write using the script signing feature in PowerShell, understand how to use PowerShell to secure and administer a PKI environment, and discover how to use a BPA module to analyze the security integrity of a system as per Microsoft requirements. If you want to take your first step into PowerShell 3.0 to manage your Windows environment, then this is the book for you.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Instant Windows PowerShell
So, what is new in PowerShell 3.0?
Installation
Quick start – configuring the default security policy in PowerShell
Top 7 features you need to know about
People and places you should get to know

What You Will Learn

  • Learn to set up and configure PowerShell on Windows Server 2012
  • Discover how to use PowerShell web access for efficient and secure Windows Management
  • Secure and sign the scripts you write using the script signing feature in PowerShell
  • Manage and secure the Active Directory environment
  • Understand the features included in Microsoft PowerShell Security module and how to secure your Network using Net Security Module
  • Employ PowerShell to securely manage your VPN environment

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Instant Windows PowerShell
So, what is new in PowerShell 3.0?
Installation
Quick start – configuring the default security policy in PowerShell
Top 7 features you need to know about
People and places you should get to know

Book Details

ISBN 139781849688741
Paperback54 pages
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