This Cookbook provides hundreds of tested scripts that you can use right away to administer Windows systems using Microsoft’s new tool-everything from automating routine tasks to working with files, event logs and other forms of structured data to managing the users and resources of complex Windows networks.
You get an array of recipes covering PowerShell fundamentals, common tasks, and administrator tasks, including:
- Pipelines, variables, objects, looping and flow control, strings and unstructured text, calculations and math
- Simple files; structured files; Internet-enabled scripts; code reuse; lists, arrays and hashtables; user feedback; error management; environmental awareness; script signing; and more
- Files and directories, registry manipulation, comparing data, event logs, process cmdlets, service cmdlets, Active Directory, enterprise computer management, and more