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PowerShell v3 and Windows Server 2012 – Discoverability

PowerShell 2.0 is a nearly perfect management tool for administrators to use to manage their environments. Notice I said nearly perfect?  Let me show you what I mean. PowerShell 2.0 was released with a lot of discoverability features. Discoverability meaning, it will help you find what you’re looking for. Get-Help: PS C:\> get-help Get-Help is … Continue reading PowerShell v3 and Windows Server 2012 – Discoverability

Video: Learning PowerShell for the IT Administrator – Increase efficiency and automation

For IT administrators who are hesitant to learn PowerShell, this post will help take the fear out of getting started. PowerShell is not a scripting language. Yes, it does have a scripting language, but that’s for automation and to make tools, which we’ll discuss later. PowerShell’s primary focus is to be a real-time interactive command … Continue reading Video: Learning PowerShell for the IT Administrator – Increase efficiency and automation

Video: What is PowerShell and how can it make your IT staff more efficient?

I want to introduce a new management tool from Microsoft for your IT department, called PowerShell. PowerShell is a real-time, interactive management tool that lets IT Administrators and System Engineers do bulk administrative tasks and automation events in a highly efficient manner. The early adopters of PowerShell were primarily developers who pushed the scripting language … Continue reading Video: What is PowerShell and how can it make your IT staff more efficient?