Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and Windows PowerShell 2.0: Expert Cookbook

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  • Automate your SharePoint 2010 custom solution deployment by using a robust PowerShell script
  • Master the management of SharePoint lists and list settings with PowerShell
  • Simplify SharePoint server management by using PowerShell for tasks like web application settings, configuration and monitoring, sandbox features and more
  • Get to the bottom of administering Business Connectivity Services (BCS) in SharePoint
  • Configure SharePoint FAST Search using PowerShell including audience targeting and improving search results
  • Get the most out of document and records management in SharePoint 2010 by automating configuration
  • Go further with PowerShell to create your own PowerShell commands (CMDLETs) and snap-ins and share them with your team



PowerShell is tightly integrated with SharePoint 2010, demonstrating an important alliance between the fastest growing collaboration and web publishing platform, and the latest task automation framework. The advantages of PowerShell and SharePoint integration help administrators and infrastructure specialists achieve everyday enterprise tasks more efficiently, and this book will ensure you get the most out of SharePoint configuration and management.

When it comes to custom SharePoint 2010 solution configuration, creating robust PowerShell scripts is the best option for saving time and providing a point of reference as to the changes made in the server environment. This practical expert cookbook translates the most commonly found scenarios into a series of immediately usable recipes, allowing you to get up and running straight away with writing powerful PowerShell scripts for SharePoint.

“Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and Windows PowerShell 2.0: Expert Cookbook” focuses on a range of distinct areas of SharePoint administration, with expert recipes targeting unique business examples.
You will learn exactly how solutions were achieved for managing SharePoint list settings with PowerShell, PowerShell configuration of SharePoint FAST Search, and more. You will also learn how to tailor the recipe to your own business needs.

With this advanced cookbook in hand, you will be fully equipped with the source code as a starting point for creating your scripts in order to take advantage of the integration between SharePoint and PowerShell.

  • Dive straight into expert recipes for SharePoint and PowerShell administration without dwelling on the basics
  • Master how to administer BCS in SharePoint, automate the configuration of records management features, create custom PowerShell cmdlets, and much more in this book and e-book
  • A hands-on cookbook focusing on only the most high level tips and tricks for mastering SharePoint and PowerShell administration
Page Count 310
Course Length 9 hours 18 minutes
ISBN 9781849684101
Date Of Publication 11 Nov 2011


Yaroslav Pentsarskyy

Yaroslav Pentsarskyy has been involved in SharePoint solution architecture and implementation since 2003. As a Microsoft MVP since 2009 he keeps in close touch with the SharePoint product team. Yaroslav frequently presents at local and worldwide tech events as well as online; you can always find a fresh bit of SharePoint information on his blog: He is the author of two other SharePoint titles: “Top 60 custom solutions built on SharePoint 2010” and “SharePoint 2010 branding in practice”. Yaroslav Pentsarskyy is the author of "Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and Windows PowerShell 2.0: Expert Cookbook".