Learn to use PowerShell, Microsoft's scripting language, to automate real-world tasks that IT professionals and system administrators deal with every day.
Part I: Fundamentals
Chapter 1: Getting Started
Chapter 2: Basic PowerShell Concepts
Chapter 3: Combining Commands
Chapter 4: Control Flow
Chapter 5: Error Handling
Chapter 6: Writing Functions
Chapter 7: Exploring Modules
Chapter 8: Running Scripts Remotely
Chapter 9: Testing with Pester
Part II: Automating Day-to-Day Tasks
Chapter 10: Parsing Structured Data
Chapter 11: Automating Active Directory
Chapter 12: Working with Azure
Chapter 13: Working with AWS
Chapter 14: Creating a Server Inventory Script
Part III: Building Your Own Module
Chapter 15: Provisioning a Virtual Environment
Chapter 16: Installing an Operating System
Chapter 17: Deploying Active Directory
Chapter 18: Creating and Configuring a SQL Server
Chapter 19: Refactoring Your Code
Chapter 20: Creating and Configuring an IIS Web Server
Adam Bertram is a 20-year veteran of IT. He's an automation engineer, blogger, consultant, freelance writer, Pluralsight course author and content marketing advisor to multiple technology companies. Adam focuses on DevOps, system management, and automation technologies as well as various cloud platforms mostly in the Microsoft space. He is a 3-time Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP who absorbs knowledge from the IT field and explains it in an easy-to-understand fashion.
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