Microsoft MVP Don Jones offers a new book from Realtime Publishers entitled The Administrator Crash Course: Windows PowerShell v2. Covering the most crucial elements of PowerShell v2, Don has constructed a set of practical tips and practice exercises that will get you up to speed in a matter of weeks.
This weekend, we have Nitin Gupta (popularly known as gupnit) talking on “Active Directory Management with Quest Active Roles Server” and the Powershell expert Ravikanth talking on the “Powershell 2.0 Remoting Capabilities” at the UG Meet.
Windows PowerShell is an extensible automation engine from Microsoft, consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language. Windows PowerShell is built on top of, and is integrated with, the Microsoft .NET Framework. Additionally PowerShell enabled easy access to COM and WMI to provide an environment in which administrators perform administrative tasks on both local and remote Windows systems. Recently we had the release of the version 2.0. PowerShell 2.0 is backward-compatible with its earlier one 1.0. This article explains the changes which are undergone from PowerShell 1.0 to PowerShell 2.0.
Download this collection of tools designed to help IT professionals manage a mixed environment of Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP PCs. The framework includes Windows PowerShell 2.0, Windows Remote Management 2.0, and Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS 4.0).