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PowerShell and WMI
Год: 2012 (April)
Автор: Richard Siddaway
Издательство: Manning Publications
ISBN: 9781617290114
Язык: Английский
Формат: PDF/EPUB
Качество: Изначально компьютерное (eBook)
Интерактивное оглавление: Да
Количество страниц: 550
Описание: PowerShell 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.
PowerShell 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.
What's Inside:
• Managing Windows, IIS, and Hyper-V
• Remote desktops and devices
• Logs, jobs, and performance
• New PowerShell v3 WMI functionality

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about this book
about the author
about the cover illustration

Part 1 Tools of the trade
1 Solving administrative challenges
1.1 Administrative challenges
1.2 Automation: the way forward
1.3 PowerShell overview
1.4 WMI overview
1.5 Automation with WMI and PowerShell
1.6 Putting PowerShell and WMI to work
1.7 Summary
2 Using PowerShell
2.1 PowerShell in a nutshell
2.2 Cmdlets
2.3 Pipeline
2.4 .NET for administrators
2.5 PowerShell scripting language
2.6 Finding help
2.7 Code reuse
2.8 PowerShell remoting
2.9 PowerShell jobs
2.10 Summary
3 WMI in depth
3.1 The structure of WMI
3.2 Methods and properties
3.3 Documenting WMI
3.4 WMI cmdlets and accelerators
3.5 Using WQL
3.6 WMI references and associators
3.7 WMI events
3.8 Summary
4 Best practices and optimization
4.1 Security
4.2 Optimizing PowerShell code
4.3 Calculated fields, types, and formatting
4.4 Debugging and error handling
4.5 Getting the most from WMI
4.6 Summary
Part 2 WMI in the enterprise
5 System documentation
5.1 System hardware and configuration
technique 1 Get computer system information
technique 2 Get computer type
technique 3 Get domain role
technique 4 Get processor information
technique 5 Get BIOS information
technique 6 Get memory configuration
5.2 Peripherals
technique 7 Get display settings
technique 8 Get input devices
technique 9 Get ports
5.3 Power supplies
technique 10 Get battery details
technique 11 Get battery status
technique 12 Test power source
technique 13 Get power plans
5.4 Operating system
technique 14 Get operating system version
technique 15 Discover hotfixes
technique 16 Get boot configuration
technique 17 Find recovery configuration
technique 18 Test system time
5.5 Software
technique 19 Discover installed software
5.6 Summary
6 Disk systems
6.1 Physical disks
technique 20 Discover disk controllers
technique 21 Physical drive information
technique 22 Link partitions to disk drives
technique 23 Enumerating disk partitions
technique 24 Link partitions to logical disks
6.2 Logical disks
technique 25 Logical disk information
technique 26 Root directory data
technique 27 Mount points
6.3 Volumes
technique 28 Enumerate volume information
technique 29 Using volume change events
6.4 Managing disks
technique 30 Formatting a disk
technique 31 Performing Chkdsk
technique 32 Analyzing and removing fragmentation
6.5 CD drives
technique 33 Enumerating CD drives
6.6 Summary
7 Registry administration
7.1 Accessing the registry
technique 34 Test registry size
technique 35 Discovering registry data types
7.2 Reading the registry
technique 36 Reading registry keys
technique 37 Reading registry values
technique 38 Enumerating keys and values
7.3 Creating and modifying registry keys and values
technique 39 Creating registry keys
technique 40 Setting registry values
7.4 Deleting registry keys
technique 41 Deleting registry values
technique 42 Deleting registry keys
7.5 Registry access rights
technique 43 Reading access rights
technique 44 Taking ownership of a registry key
7.6 Registry events
technique 45 Monitoring registry events
7.7 Summary
8 Filesystem administration
8.1 Working with files
technique 46 Finding files
technique 47 Performing actions on files
technique 48 Compressing files
8.2 Folder administration
technique 49 Discovering the files in a folder
technique 50 Discovering folders with specific attributes
technique 51 Decoding the access mask
8.3 Listing, creating, and modifying shares
technique 52 Listing shares
technique 53 Creating shares
technique 54 Modifying shares
8.4 Filesystem events
technique 55 Working with filesystem events
8.5 Page file management
8.6 Summary
9 Services and processes
9.1 Services
technique 56 Listing services
technique 57 Configuring services
technique 58 Discovering the service load order
9.2 Processes
technique 59 Listing process owners
technique 60 Creating a process
technique 61 Terminating a process
9.3 Process-related events
technique 62 Investigating an event
technique 63 Monitoring processes
9.4 Summary
10 Printers
10.1 Printer configuration
technique 64 Discovering printers
technique 65 Testing printer capabilities
technique 66 Discovering printer ports
technique 67 Discovering printer drivers
10.2 Printer status
technique 68 Testing printer status
technique 69 Listing print jobs
10.3 Managing printers
technique 70 Setting a default printer
technique 71 Printing a test page
technique 72 Controlling printers
technique 73 Renaming a printer
10.4 Summary
11 Configuring network adapters
11.1 Discovering network adapters
technique 74 Identifying network adapters
technique 75 Discovering adapter configurations
technique 76 Listing an adapter’s network protocols
technique 77 Listing network connections
11.2 Configuring network adapters
technique 78 Enabling network adapters
technique 79 Disabling network adapters
technique 80 Renaming network adapters
11.3 Enabling and setting network addresses
technique 81 Enabling DHCP
technique 82 Displaying DHCP configuration
technique 83 Controlling DHCP leases
technique 84 Setting an IP address
technique 85 Setting other properties
11.4 Configuring network services
technique 86 Setting DNS servers
technique 87 Setting WINS servers
technique 88 Displaying the routing table
11.5 Summary
12 Managing IIS
12.1 IIS WMI provider
technique 89 Displaying web server defaults
technique 90 Restarting the web server
12.2 Websites
technique 91 Listing websites
technique 92 Creating a website
technique 93 Testing website status
technique 94 Restarting a website
12.3 Application pools and applications
technique 95 Listing web applications
technique 96 Listing application pools
technique 97 Recycling an application pool
12.4 Summary
13 Configuring a server
13.1 Initial tasks
technique 98 Renaming a server
technique 99 Joining a computer to a domain
13.2 Controlling server restarts
technique 100 Shutting down a server
technique 101 Restarting a server
13.3 Configuring network adapter settings
technique 102 Setting an IP address
technique 103 Configuring other settings
13.4 Activating a server
technique 104 Testing license state
technique 105 Setting the license key
technique 106 Activating a server
technique 107 Setting a power plan
13.5 Summary
14 Users and security
14.1 User accounts on the local system
technique 108 Listing user accounts
technique 109 Finding logged on users
technique 110 Discovering user information
14.2 Groups on the local system
technique 111 Listing local groups
technique 112 Listing group membership
14.3 Security
technique 113 Testing antivirus status
technique 114 Testing antispyware status
technique 115 Testing antimalware status
technique 116 Testing firewall status
technique 117 Listing firewall settings
14.4 Summary
15 Logs, jobs, and performance
15.1 Event logs
technique 118 Discovering event log sources
technique 119 Backing up event logs
15.2 Scheduled jobs
technique 120 Creating a scheduled job
technique 121 Discovering scheduled jobs
technique 122 Deleting scheduled jobs
15.3 System performance
technique 123 Reading performance counters
technique 124 Windows system assessment report
technique 125 Stability index data
15.4 Summary
16 Administering Hyper-V with PowerShell and WMI
16.1 Creating and configuring virtual machines
technique 126 Creating a virtual machine
technique 127 Adding extra CPUs
technique 128 Attaching an .iso image to a DVD drive
technique 129 Adding a virtual disk
technique 130 Adding a network adapter
16.2 Controlling virtual machines
technique 131 Starting a virtual machine
technique 132 Starting multiple machines
technique 133 Stopping virtual machines
16.3 Managing virtual disks
technique 134 Testing virtual disk status
technique 135 Examining virtual disk usage
technique 136 Compacting virtual disks
16.4 Summary
Part 3 The future: PowerShell v3 and WMI
17 WMI over WSMAN
17.1 Remoting protocols
17.2 Using WSMAN
technique 137 Testing WSMAN
technique 138 Retrieving WMI data using WSMAN
technique 139 Modifying WMI instances through WSMAN
technique 140 Deleting WMI instances through WSMAN
17.3 Using CredSSP to access remote machines
17.4 How to choose between WMI, remoting, and WSMAN
17.5 Summary
18 Your own WMI cmdlets
18.1 Creating a WMI cmdlet
technique 141 Creating a simple cmdlet
technique 142 Extending the cmdlet
18.2 Creating multiple cmdlets
technique 143 Creating cmdlets from multiple WMI classes
technique 144 Building a super- module
18.3 Creating format and type files
technique 145 Adding a format file
technique 146 Adding a type file
18.4 Using the CIM IDE
18.5 Summary
19 CIM cmdlets and sessions
19.1 Using WMI methods
technique 147 Adding a method
technique 148 Adding a method that uses parameters
19.2 CIM cmdlets
19.3 CIM sessions
technique 149 Creating a CIM session
technique 150 Accessing CIM sessions
19.4 Summary
afterword This is not the end
appendix A PowerShell reference
appendix B WMI reference
appendix C Best practices
appendix D Useful links
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