Learn Windows Powershell In A Month Of Lunches

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Author by : Donald W. Jones
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Summary

Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches, Third Edition is an innovative tutorial designed for busy IT professionals. This updated edition covers PowerShell features that run on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and later, PowerShell v3 and later, and includes v5 features like PowerShellGet.

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

About the Technology

PowerShell is both a scripting language and an administrative shell that lets you control and automate nearly every aspect of Windows. It accepts and executes commands interactively and you can write scripts to manage most Windows servers like Exchange, IIS, and SharePoint, as well as online services like Azure and Office 365.

About the Book

Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches, Third Edition is an innovative tutorial designed for busy IT professionals. Just set aside one hour a day - lunchtime would be perfect - for a month, and you'll be automating Windows tasks faster than you ever thought possible. This updated edition covers PowerShell features that run on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and later, PowerShell v3 and later, and includes v5 features like PowerShellGet.

What's Inside

  • Learn PowerShell from the beginning, no experience required!
  • Covers PowerShell v3 and up, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 and later
  • Each lesson takes you an hour or less

About the Reader

Experience with Windows administration is helpful. No programming or scripting experience needed.

About the Author

Veteran PowerShell MVPs Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks bring years as successful trainers to this concise, easy-to-follow book.

Table of Contents

  1. Before you begin
  2. Meet PowerShell
  3. Using the help system
  4. Running commands
  5. Working with providers
  6. The pipeline: connecting commands
  7. Adding commands
  8. Objects: data by another name
  9. The pipeline, deeper
  10. Formatting - and why it's done on the right
  11. Filtering and comparisons
  12. A practical interlude
  13. Remote control: one-to-one, and one-to-many
  14. Using Windows Management Instrumentation and CIM
  15. Multitasking with background jobs
  16. Working with many objects, one at a time
  17. Security alert!
  18. Variables: a place to store your stuff
  19. Input and output
  20. Sessions: remote control with less work
  21. You call this scripting?
  22. Improving your parameterized script
  23. Advanced remoting configuration
  24. Using regular expressions to parse text files
  25. Additional random tips, tricks, and techniques
  26. Using someone else's script
  27. Never the end
  28. PowerShell cheat sheet



Learn Windows Powershell In A Month Of Lunches

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Author by : Don Jones
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Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches, Second Edition is an innovative tutorial designed for administrators. Just set aside one hour a day—lunchtime would be perfect—for a month, and you'll be automating Windows tasks faster than you ever thought possible. You'll start with the basics—what is PowerShell and what can you do with it. Then, you'll move systematically through the techniques and features you'll use to make your job easier and your day shorter.

Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.

About the Technology

PowerShell is both a language and an administrative shell with which you can control and automate nearly every aspect of Windows. It accepts and executes commands immediately, and you can write scripts to manage most Windows servers like Exchange, IIS, and SharePoint.

About the Book

This book is a tutorial designed for busy administrators. Just set aside one hour a day for a month and you'll learn all the practical techniques you need to make your job easier and your day shorter. This totally revised book covers new PowerShell features that run on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and later. This edition is appropriate for PowerShell version 3 and later.

Experience with Windows administration is helpful. No programming experience is assumed.

What's Inside

  • Learn PowerShell from the beginning—no experience required!
  • Covers PowerShell 3 and later running on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008R2, and later
  • Each lesson should take you one hour or less

About the Authors

Powershell MVPs Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks bring years as successful trainers to this concise, easy-to-follow book. Don blogs at PowerShell.com and you can find Jeff at jdhitsolutions.com/blog.

Table of Contents

  1. Before you begin
  2. Meet PowerShell
  3. Using the help system
  4. Running commands
  5. Working with providers
  6. The pipeline: connecting commands
  7. Adding commands
  8. Objects: data by another name
  9. The pipeline, deeper
  10. Formatting—and why it's done on the right
  11. Filtering and comparisons
  12. A practical interlude
  13. Remote control: one to one, and one to many
  14. Using Windows Management Instrumentation
  15. Multitasking with background jobs
  16. Working with many objects, one at a time
  17. Security alert!
  18. Variables: a place to store your stuff
  19. Input and output
  20. Sessions: remote control with less work
  21. You call this scripting?
  22. Improving your parameterized script
  23. Advanced remoting configuration
  24. Using regular expressions to parse text files
  25. Additional random tips, tricks, and techniques
  26. Using someone else's script
  27. Never the end
  28. PowerShell cheat sheet



Learn Powershell Toolmaking In A Month Of Lunches

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Author by : Don Jones
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Packed with hands-on labs to reinforce what you're learning, Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches is the best way to learn PowerShell scripting and toolmaking. Just set aside one hour a day—lunchtime would be perfect—for each self-contained lesson. You'll move quickly through core scripting concepts and start working on four real-world, practical tools. Each chapter adds more functionality, including custom formatting, error handling, parameterized input, input validation, help files and documentation, and more.

About this Book

You don't have to be a software developer to build PowerShell tools. With this book, a PowerShell user is a step away from becoming a proficient toolmaker. Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches is the best way to learn PowerShell scripting and toolmaking in just one hour a day. It's packed with hands-on labs to reinforce what you're learning. It's an easy-to-follow guide that covers core scripting concepts using four practical examples. Each chapter builds on the previous one as you add custom formatting, error handling, input validation, help files, and more.

Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.

What's Inside

  • Build your own administrative tools
  • Learn by doing with hands-on labs
  • Make scripts that feel like native PowerShell cmdlets

This book does not assume you are a programmer. Experience using PowerShell as a command-line interface is helpful but not required.

About the Authors

Don Jones is a PowerShell MVP, speaker, and trainer. Jeffery Hicks is a PowerShell MVP and an independent consultant, trainer, and author. Don and Jeff coauthored Learn Windows PowerShell 3 in a Month of Lunches, Second Edition (Manning 2012) and PowerShell in Depth (Manning 2013).

Table of Contents

PART 1 INTRODUCTION TO TOOLMAKING
  1. Before you begin
  2. PowerShell scripting overview
  3. PowerShell's scripting language
  4. Simple scripts and functions
  5. Scope
  6. PART 2 BUILDING AN INVENTORY TOOL
  7. Tool design guidelines
  8. Advanced functions, part 1
  9. Advanced functions, part 2
  10. Writing help
  11. Error handling
  12. Debugging techniques
  13. Creating custom format views
  14. Script and manifest modules
  15. Adding database access
  16. Interlude: creating a new tool 157
  17. PART 3 ADVANCED TOOLMAKING TECHNIQUES
  18. Making tools that make changes

  19. Creating a custom type extension

  20. Creating PowerShell workflows

  21. Troubleshooting pipeline input

  22. Using object hierarchies for complex output
  23. Globalizing a function
  24. Crossing the line: utilizing the .NET Framework
  25. PART 4 CREATING TOOLS FOR DELEGATED ADMINISTRATION
  26. Creating a GUI tool, part 1: the GUI
  27. Creating a GUI tool, part 2: the code
  28. Creating a GUI tool, part 3: the output
  29. Creating proxy functions
  30. Setting up constrained removing endpoints
  31. Never the end



Learn Active Directory Management In A Month Of Lunches

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Author by : Richard Siddaway
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Learn Active Directory Management in a Month of Lunches is a practical, hands-on tutorial designed for IT pros new to Active Directory. It skips the theory and concentrates on the day-to-day administration tasks you need to know to keep your network running smoothly. Just set aside an hour a day for a month—lunchtime would be perfect—and you'll be comfortable and productive with Active Directory before you know it.

About the Book

At the heart of your Windows network is Active Directory, the control center for administration, security, and other core management functions. If you're new to Active Directory administration—or if you find yourself unexpectedly thrust into that role—you'll need to get up to speed fast.

Learn Active Directory Management in a Month of Lunches is a hands-on tutorial designed for IT pros new to Active Directory. Without assuming previous administration experience, the book starts by walking you through the most important day-to-day system management tasks. You'll learn how to administer AD both from the GUI tools built into Windows and by using PowerShell at the command line. Along the way, you'll touch on best practices for managing user access, setting group policies, automating backups, and more.

This book assumes no prior experience with Active Directory or Windows administration. Examples are based in Windows Server 2012

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

What's Inside

  • ADM tasks you'll need every day
  • GUI and command line techniques
  • Content tested by new administrators
  • Well-illustrated, clearly explained examples

About the Author

Richard Siddaway is an experienced all-around Windows administrator with two decades of experience. He's the author of PowerShell in Practice andPowerShell and WMI, and coauthor of PowerShell in Depth.

Table of Contents

    PART 1 MANAGING ACTIVE DIRECTORY DATA
  1. Before you begin
  2. Creating user accounts
  3. Managing user accounts
  4. Managing groups
  5. Troubleshooting users and groups
  6. Managing computer accounts
  7. Managing organizational units
  8. PART 2 MANAGING GROUP POLICY
  9. Creating Group Policies
  10. Managing Group Policies
  11. Fine-grained password policies
  12. PART 3 MANAGING THE ACTIVE DIRECTORY SERVICE
  13. Creating domain controllers
  14. Managing domain controllers
  15. Protecting AD data
  16. Security: Default groups and delegation
  17. Managing DNS
  18. Managing sites and subnets
  19. AD replication
  20. Managing AD trusts
  21. PART 4 MAINTENANCE AND TROUBLESHOOTING
  22. Troubleshooting your AD
  23. Maintaining and monitoring Active Directory
  24. Future work and final exam
  25. Into the cloud



Learn Windows Powershell In A Month Of Lunches

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Author by : Don Jones
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In Windows, there's a control panel, dialog box, console, or wizard to manage every component of a system. There are thousands of them—so many that it can be nearly impossible to keep track of all the locations and settings one needs to administer Windows effectively. PowerShell provides administrators with a single, unified command line from which they can control and automate every aspect of Windows.

Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches is an innovative tutorial designed for busy administrators. Author Don Jones has taught thousands of administrators to use PowerShell, and now he brings his years of training techniques to a concise, easy-to-follow book. Just set aside one hour a day—lunchtime would be perfect—for an entire month, and readers will be automating administrative tasks faster than they ever thought possible.

Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.



Learn Windows Iis In A Month Of Lunches

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Author by : Jason Helmick
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Learn Windows IIS in a Month of Lunches is an innovative tutorial designed for busy administrators. Even if you have no prior exposure to IIS, you can follow the crisp explanations, examples, and exercises in this concise, easy-to-read book. Just set aside one hour a day—lunchtime would be perfect—for a month, and you'll be managing, securing, and automating IIS administrative tasks faster than you thought possible.

About this Book

When your website slows to a crawl or Exchange stops sending internet mail, you have to get things working again. Fast. IIS is the communication gateway for most Microsoft servers as well as the primary technology for publishing web sites. Learning to manage it effectively means you can keep your systems running smoothly and go home on time.

Learn Windows IIS in a Month of Lunches is an innovative tutorial designed for busy administrators. Follow the crisp explanations, examples, and exercises in this concise, easy-to-read book, and you'll be managing, securing, and automating IIS faster than you thought possible. You'll start with IIS fundamentals, and then systematically explore web farm design, website management, and high availability, along with practices to keep your Exchange, SharePoint, System Center, and Lync servers running smoothly.

Written for anyone who needs to manage IIS, whether you're an IT pro or a reluctant administrator.

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

What's Inside

  • 24 bite-sized lessons with practice examples
  • High-value troubleshooting techniques
  • No previous IIS experience assumed

About the AuthorJason Helmick is a professional trainer and consultant specializing in Active Directory and IIS. He's the founder of the Arizona PowerShell User Group.

Table of Contents

  1. Before you begin
  2. Deploying the web server
  3. Exploring and launching a website
  4. Managing application pools
  5. Adding more websites to your server
  6. What every administrator should know about web applications
  7. Securing your sites and web applications
  8. Securing the server
  9. Protecting data with certificates
  10. FTP and SMTP with IIS
  11. Sharing administrative responsibilities through remote management
  12. Optimizing sites for users and search engines
  13. Building a web farm with Microsoft Network Load Balancing
  14. Building a web farm with Application Request Routing
  15. High availability for ARR using Microsoft NLB
  16. Sharing content and configuration to the web farm
  17. Sharing IIS configurations for a web farm
  18. Using the central certificate store for certificate management
  19. Web farm provisioning with the Web Farm Framework
  20. Disaster recovery for IIS
  21. The final exam
  22. Never the end
  23. IIS PowerShell cheat sheet
  24. Lab setup guide



Learn Windows Powershell 3 In A Month Of Lunches By Don Jones Published By Manning Publications 2nd Second Edition 2012 Paperback

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