In the month of March Ed Wilson is going to be running a PowerShell Webcast series and if you are at all interested you should sign up. Ed is truly a PowerShell ninja master and this will be a great series.
Click on the links to Register today!
- 3/12/2012 11:00:00 AM (PST): PowerShell Essentials for the Busy Admin (Part 1 of 5): PowerShell 'SmowerShell'—Why You Should Learn Windows PowerShell
- 3/13/2012 11:00:00 AM (PST): PowerShell Essentials for the Busy Admin (Part 2 of 5): Heard It through the Pipeline—How to Compound Windows PowerShell Commands for Fun and Profit
- 3/14/2012 11:00:00 AM (PST): PowerShell Essentials for the Busy Admin (Part 3 of 5): Sole Provider? Not Hardly—A Look at Windows PowerShell Providers
- 3/15/2012 11:00:00 AM (PST): PowerShell Essentials for the Busy Admin (Part 4 of 5): The Main Event—Windows PowerShell Does Event Logs
- 3/16/2012 11:00:00 AM (PST): PowerShell Essentials for the Busy Admin (Part 5 of 5): More Than Remotely Possible—Using Windows PowerShell to Manage the Remote Desktop
Take a look at the first session sounds great and looks like there will be a lot of practical demonstrations!:
In this session, Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson discusses the fact that in addition to being the management future for Microsoft products, Windows PowerShell offers a number of compelling reasons for learning it. These reasons include the following:
- It is powerful and provides the ability to collect and to consolidate information from multiple remote systems into a centralized view of the data.
- It is safer than many other tools and offers the ability to prototype a command prior to the command execution.
- There is also a confirmation mode that will let a network administrator or other IT professional selectively step through a group of commands to pick commands to execute or ignore.
- It has built-in logging that provides documentation of not only what commands are executed but also the resultant output from those commands.
- It contains numerous features to promote a high level of discoverability and intuitive usability. and demonstrations.
This session is heavy with practical tips and demonstrations.