Whether you haven't learned what PowerShell is yet or you're an expert yourself, you're sure to learn something from Ed as he dives into PowerShell from a useful and practical perspective. PowerShell was designed to be the scripting language for administrative and automated tasks on Windows systems, regardless of application. It has a wealth of uses from Active Directory to Exchange to SQL Server. It's use isn't just limited to Microsoft products as it can be used to script and automate just about anything that runs on a Windows system.
Biography (from TechNet):
Ed Wilson is a well-known scripting expert. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer who has delivered a popular Windows PowerShell workshop to Microsoft Premier customers worldwide. Ed has written six books on Microsoft Windows scripting for Microsoft Press. His three Windows PowerShell books are Windows PowerShell 2.0 Best Practices, Windows PowerShell Scripting Guide,and Microsoft Windows PowerShell Step by Step. He has also written or contributed to almost a dozen other books. Ed holds more than 20 industry certifications, including Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Before coming to work for Microsoft, Ed was a senior consultant for a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner where he specialized in Active Directory design and Exchange Server implementation. Ed and the “Scripting Wife” Teresa live in South Carolina. In his spare time, he enjoys woodworking, underwater photography, and scuba diving. And tea.
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