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PowerShell 6.0 Linux Administration Cookbook

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Learn
  • Leverage the object model of the shell, which is based on .NET Core
  • Administer computers locally as well as remotely using PowerShell over OpenSSH
  • Get to grips with advanced concepts of PowerShell functions
  • Use PowerShell for administration on the cloud
  • Know the best practices pertaining to PowerShell scripts and functions
  • Exploit the cross-platform capabilities of PowerShell to manage scheduled jobs, Docker containers and SQL Databases
About

PowerShell Core, the open source, cross-platform that is based on the open source, cross-platform .NET Core, is not a shell that came out by accident; it was intentionally created to be versatile and easy to learn at the same time. PowerShell Core enables automation on systems ranging from the Raspberry Pi to the cloud.

PowerShell Core for Linux Administrators Cookbook uses simple, real-world examples that teach you how to use PowerShell to effectively administer your environment. As you make your way through the book, you will cover interesting recipes on how PowerShell Core can be used to quickly automate complex, repetitive, and time-consuming tasks. In the concluding chapters, you will learn how to develop scripts to automate tasks that involve systems and enterprise management.

By the end of this book, you will have learned about the automation capabilities of PowerShell Core, including remote management using OpenSSH, cross-platform enterprise management, working with Docker containers, and managing SQL databases.

Features
  • Work effectively on Windows, Linux, and macOS with PowerShell’s object-oriented approach and capabilities
  • Handle structured data seamlessly without the need for manual parsing
  • Enhance your native Linux capabilities with PowerShell Core 6.1
Page Count 566
Course Length 16 hours 58 minutes
ISBN9781789137231
Date Of Publication 30 Nov 2018
Introduction
Using If–ElseIf–Else conditions to control script flow
Using Switch–Case conditions to control script flow
Learning to use delays
Writing a basic looping construct
Writing a more complex loop on a predefined array
Using the For loop construct
Using the While loop construct
Cleaning empty directories using the Do–While construct
Cleaning empty directories using the Do–Until construct

Authors

Prashanth Jayaram

Prashanth Jayaram is a product design and automation expert in database technology with 12 years of rich, extensive, hands-on experience in designing database solutions with next-gen database technologies. He was awarded as the second-best SQL author of 2017 for his contribution to the SQL Server technology space. He has written over 200 articles about SQL, NoSQL, PowerShell, Python, SQL on Linux, SQL on Azure, and SQL on AWS.

Ram Iyer

Ram Iyer is an automation and application performance management specialist with about eight years of experience in enterprise IT. While ensuring that the environment in his enterprise performs optimally is his primary role, he is passionate about automation using PowerShell, and has contributed to over 60 enterprise-grade automation solutions in Windows, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft System Center, Citrix XenApp, VMware PowerCLI, and Microsoft Azure, using PowerShell. He gives back to the community by conducting training sessions in PowerShell and blogging about administration using PowerShell.