A basic introduction to Windows PowerShell

Interested in learning to use Windows PowerShell? This short screencast explains the basics of the Microsoft scripting language and walks you through some simple commands to get you started.

This is the first of a four-part screencast series on using Windows PowerShell with Microsoft evangelist David Aiken. This screencast provides a brief explanation of PowerShell, and introduces three important new commands for systems administrators: get-help, get-command and get-PSDrive.


POWERSHELL PRIMER SERIES

- Part 1: Getting started with PowerShell

- Part 2: Creating pipelines and interacting with objects

- Part 3: PowerShell security features

- Part 4: Writing simple scripts and functions

This was last published in February 2008

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