PowerShell and WMI: Covers 150 Practical Techniques

Author(s): Richard Siddaway

Date: Format: pdf Language: English ISBN/ASIN: 1617290114
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SummaryPowerShell and WMI is an example-driven guide for administrators managing networks of Windows servers and desktops. With 150 practical examples, including ready-to-reuse scripts and techniques, you’ll learn the ins and outs of automating WMI via PowerShell v3. You’ll also find deep coverage of all aspects of Windows administration, including IIS, DNS and Hyper-V.About the TechnologyWMI, on its own, is simply a collection of Windows management facilities. Paired with PowerShell, however, WMI becomes a brilliant toolset for automating servers, networks, and remote Windows computers.About the BookPowerShell and WMI is an industrial-strength guide for administrators of Windows networks, servers, and desktops. You’ll start with practical overviews of PowerShell and of WMI. Then you’ll explore 150 specific examples-all with ready-to-use scripts-designed to simplify your day-to-day system management. Each tested technique is configured to load as part of a PowerShell module.A set of handy appendixes includes references for PowerShell and WMI. Prior exposure to PowerShell and WMI is helpful but not required. 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 InsideManaging Windows, IIS, and Hyper-VRemote desktops and devicesLogs, jobs, and performanceNew PowerShell v3 WMI functionality=======Table of ContentsPART 1 TOOLS OF THE TRADESolving administrative challengesUsing PowerShellWMI in depthBest practices and optimizationPART 2 WMI IN THE ENTERPRISESystem documentationDisk systemsRegistry administrationFilesystem administrationServices and processesPrintersConfiguring network adaptersManaging IISConfiguring a serverUsers and securityLogs, jobs, and performanceAdministering Hyper-V with PowerShell and WMIPART 3 THE FUTURE: POWERSHELL V3 AND WMIWMI over WSMANYour own WMI cmdletsCIM cmdlets and sessions