Additional resources to learn about powershell

– NEW: script repository
http://www.myitforum.com/myITWiki/Default.aspx?Page=WPScripts&AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

– NEW: community on spiceworks (requires registration)
http://community.spiceworks.com/group/show/340-powershell

– What’s New in Powershell 2.0
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd367858%28WS.10%29.aspx

– TechNet Script Center
http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ScriptCenter/en-us/

– running windows powershell scripts
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee176949.aspx

– Execution Policies
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd347641.aspx

– find large space consuming folders on your system
http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ScriptCenter/en-us/36bf0988-867f-45be-92c0-f9b24bd766fb

– delete all the subfolders of a folder
http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ScriptCenter/en-us/29746cd1-4257-41e4-81a4-10ae0f590c57

– list the files in a diretory using windows powershell
http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ScriptCenter/en-us/e789e7f7-41ef-4314-977c-51d98bde5234

– list network shares
http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ScriptCenter/en-us/4bfd63e3-1352-43fa-bcd1-25c752cb0a1c

– show partition free space on remote server
http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ScriptCenter/en-us/8a6f9f58-5fcc-4f21-a28f-b40a555e0bfc

– list the last install date and time for windows updates on servers
http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ScriptCenter/en-us/4d70947e-21b1-4a45-9d78-a7198ed55cca

– backup folder to server
http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ScriptCenter/en-us/aa440311-47a3-4036-90be-9a04e32a7e8a

– there are bunch of scripts if we want to consider WSUS to centrally manage updates
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/wsus/default.aspx

– creating VMs with answer file (for microsoft server)
http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ScriptCenter/en-us/7324dae1-6d47-4ad3-9b64-11f751d15a20

– backup system state
http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ScriptCenter/en-us/77c59911-ef8e-4dd8-a2bf-183dd5b47280

– list events from the event logs
http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ScriptCenter/en-us/de60f0ab-bcc5-47e2-b97d-9ec278be1a6d

– retrieve status of SQL server jobs
http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ScriptCenter/en-us/d629c567-315e-4111-85e0-94bdd341dcc6

– list network config info for a remote computer
http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ScriptCenter/en-us/f2a967bf-a17d-400a-8237-26e0512caa50

– list VMs
http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ScriptCenter/en-us/55796bdc-6f40-42ff-be85-681399546c28

– create VMs (for microsoft server)
http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ScriptCenter/en-us/55796bdc-6f40-42ff-be85-681399546c28

– win 2009 servermanagercmd + powershell
http://myitforum.com/cs2/blogs/jgilbert/archive/2009/03/05/automating-iis-7-installation-to-support-configuration-manager-2007.aspx

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