PowerShell: Automating Administrative Tasks

Learn PowerShell from the inside out, right from basic scripting all the way to becoming a master at automating, managing, and maintaining your Windows environmentAbout This BookUse proven best practices to optimize code and automate redundant tasksGet to grips with PowerShell's advanced functions and effectively administer your systemCreate a variety of PowerShell scripts to automate your environmentWho This Book Is ForIf you are a system administrator who wants to become an expert in automating and managing your Windows environment, then this course is for you. Some basic understanding of PowerShell would be helpful.What You Will LearnDiscover PowerShell commands and cmdlets and understand PowerShell formattingSolve common problems using basic file input/output functionsUse .NET classes in Windows PowerShell and C# and manage Exchange OnlineUse PowerShell in C# to manage Exchange Online and work with .NET classes in PowerShellAutomate LYNC clients, consuming client-side object models to administrate SharePoint OnlineOptimize code through the use of functions, switches, and looping structuresManage files, folders, and registries through the use of PowerShellDiscover best practices to manage Microsoft systemsIn DetailAre you tired of managing Windows administrative tasks manually and are looking to automate the entire process? If yes, then this is the right course for you.This learning path starts your PowerShell journey and will help you automate the administration of the Windows operating system and applications that run on Windows. It will get you up and running with PowerShell, taking you from the basics of installation to writing scripts and performing web server automation. You will explore the PowerShell environment and discover how to use cmdlets, functions, and scripts to automate Windows systems.The next installment of the course focuses on gaining concrete knowledge of Windows PowerShell scripting to perform professional-level scripting. The techniques here are packed with PowerShell scripts and sample C# code to automate tasks. You will use .NET classes in PowerShell and C# to manage Exchange Online.In the final section, you will delve into real-world examples to learn how to simplify the management of your Windows environment. You will get to grips with PowerShell's advanced functions and how to most effectively administer your system.This Learning Path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer in one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products:Getting Started with PowerShell by Michael ShepardWindows PowerShell for .Net Developers Second Edition by Chendrayan Venkatesan and Sherif TalaatMastering Windows PowerShell Scripting by Brenton J.W. BlawatStyle and approachThis is a step-by-step course to help you effectively administer and maintain your development environment with PowerShell.

Author: Michael Shepard

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