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Getting Started With PowerShell Scripting
Getting Started With PowerShell Scripting
Getting Started With PowerShell Scripting
Getting Started With PowerShell Scripting
Getting Started With PowerShell Scripting
Getting Started With PowerShell Scripting
Getting Started With PowerShell Scripting
Getting Started With PowerShell Scripting
Getting Started With PowerShell Scripting
Getting Started With PowerShell Scripting
Getting Started With PowerShell Scripting
Getting Started With PowerShell Scripting
Getting Started With PowerShell Scripting
Getting Started With PowerShell Scripting
Getting Started With PowerShell Scripting
Getting Started With PowerShell Scripting
Getting Started With PowerShell Scripting
Getting Started With PowerShell Scripting
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Getting Started With PowerShell Scripting

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This slide was used at @PSBUG or PowerShell Bangalore User Group UG meet. This shows some fundamentals about getting started with PowerShell scripting

This slide was used at @PSBUG or PowerShell Bangalore User Group UG meet. This shows some fundamentals about getting started with PowerShell scripting

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  • 1. Getting started with PowerShell Scripting<br />Ravikanth C<br />
  • 2. A lead engineer at Dell<br />SharePoint professional by day and PowerShell scripter at night<br />Blog at http://www.ravichaganti.com/blog<br />Developer of<br />PSCodePlex<br />PSRemoteFileExplorer<br />Remote File Explorer PowerPack<br />BITS File Transfer PowerPack<br />Author of<br />Free eBook - Layman’s guide to PowerShell 2.0 remoting (Coming soon)<br />About me<br />
  • 3. What is PowerShell?<br />Getting started<br />Using PowerShell<br />Getting Help<br />Tools for the job<br />Learning resources<br />Q & A<br />Agenda<br />
  • 4. Remote file explorer -> 698 lines of PowerShell<br />This is just one example..!<br />Show me the Power first.!<br />
  • 5. The best shell scripting environment for Windows<br />A new scripting language<br />Replacement for a weak Windows command-line<br />Default management / automation platform for all Microsoft products going forward<br />Object based<br />Built on top of .NET type system<br />Everything is an object<br />What is PowerShell?<br />
  • 6. PowerShell is in version 2.0<br />Default on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008<br />Part of Windows management framework download for Windows Server 2008, Vista, XP and Windows 2003<br />http://support.microsoft.com/kb/968929<br />Requires .NET 2.0 SP1 or later<br />Getting started<br />
  • 7. Console history, Intellisense for cmdlets, variables and parameters<br />Using PowerShell: Console<br />
  • 8. Using PowerShell: ISE<br />
  • 9. Using PowerShell: Cmdlets<br /><ul><li>Pronounced as command-let
  • 10. A lightweight command
  • 11. an instance of .NET framework classes
  • 12. Use verb-noun pairs
  • 13. Get-Verb to list all approved verbs</li></li></ul><li>Not case-sensitive<br />Default value is $null<br />Cmdlets to manage variables<br />Clear-Variable<br />Get-Variable<br />New-Variable<br />Remove-Variable<br />Set-Variable<br />Using PowerShell: Variables<br />
  • 14. Types<br />User created variables<br />Automatic variables<br />Created by PowerShell to maintain its state<br />Cannot be modified<br />Examples: $PSHome, $$, $^, $?, etc<br />Preference variables<br />Created by PowerShell to store user preferences<br />Can be modified<br />Examples: $MaximumHistoryCount, etc<br />Using PowerShell: Variables<br />
  • 15. Alternate names for cmdlets<br />Cmdlets to manage aliases<br />Export-Alias<br />Get-Alias<br />Import-Alias<br />New-Alias<br />Set-Alias<br />Cannot take parameters<br />Workaround: put the statement in a script and alias to that<br />Example: Dir, ls, gcm, gci, etc<br />Using PowerShell: Aliases<br />
  • 16. Conditional statements<br />If<br />Switch<br />l.ooping<br />For<br />For ($i=0;$i –le 10;$i++) {Write-Host $i}<br />Foreach<br />Used on a collection of items<br />Foreach ($name in $namesArray) { Write-Host $name }<br />Do<br />Do { Write-Host $i; $i++ } while ($i –le 10)<br />Do { Write-Host $i;$i++} Until ($i –lt 10)<br />While<br />While ($i –le 10) { Write-Host $i;$i++ }<br />Using PowerShell: Conditional & Looping<br />
  • 17. Comparison operators<br />-ne, -eq, -lt, -gt, -ge, -le, -like, -notlike, -contains, -notcontains, -match, -notmatch<br />Logical operators<br />-or, -and, -xor, -not, !<br />Arithmetic operators<br />Assignment operators<br />Using PowerShell: Operators<br />
  • 18. Arrays<br />Collection of objects of the same type<br />$a = @( )<br />$a = “PowerShell”,”VBScript”<br />Hash Tables<br />Collection of key value pairs<br />$ hash = @{ }<br />$a = {“Name”=“PowerShell”; “IsHot”=$true}<br />Using PowerShell: Arrays & Hash Tables<br />
  • 19. Getting Help<br />Get-Command<br />Gets a list of all commands <br />Get-Help<br />Shows help for a given cmdlet<br />Get-Member<br />Gets members of an object<br />Get-PSDrive<br />Shows information stores in PowerShell<br />About_Topics<br />Get-Help about*<br />
  • 20. In PowerShell, there will be more than one way to do the same thing. For example<br />[System.Diagnostics.Process]::GetProcesses()<br />Get-Process<br />Understand execution policies<br />Use PowerShell profiles<br />Best practices<br />
  • 21. PowerShell Console<br />PowerShell ISE<br />PowerGUI AdminConsole<br />PowerGUI ScriptEditor<br />PowerWF<br />PowerShell Plus<br />Tools for the job<br />
  • 22. Getting started guide<br />PowerShell Learning center<br />Free PowerShell eBook<br />The scripting Guys blog<br />PowerScripting Podcast<br />@PSBUG on Twitter<br />Learning resources<br />

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