Automating Active Directory Administration with Windows PowerShell 2.0
By Ken St. Cyr, Laura E. Hunter
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Released: June 2011
Pages: 552

Automate routine tasks with PowerShell cmdlets

Using the new PowerShell 2.0 module in Active Directory for Windows Server 2008 R2, you can manage Active Directory tasks through automation and avoid performing the same or similar tasks over and over. Learn how to automate essential areas of Active Directory, from deployment to security, with this practical guide. Designed for busy IT professionals, this book is packed with sample scripts and step-by-step instruction.

Whether you're new to PowerShell or already familiar with it, you'll learn how to save time, avoid repetition, and make your job easier. Coverage includes:

  • Understanding how Active Directory and PowerShell work together

  • Learning PowerShell basics—the shell, scripting, cmdlets, and more

  • Managing domains, forests, sites, and replication

  • Configuring Active Directory dependencies

  • Working with Group Policy and other services

  • Managing objects and organizational units

  • Setting up and automating Active Directory security

  • Backing up, recovery, and performance optimization

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