A look at Windows PowerShell's security features

This screencast explains how new security features in PowerShell can help keep admins from accidentally executing scripts obtained from outside sources.

This is the third of a four-part screencast series on using Windows PowerShell with Microsoft evangelist David Aiken. This screencast takes a look at some of the PowerShell security features that are designed to avoid accidental execution of scripts that have been obtained via email or downloaded from the Internet.


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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 first published in March 2008

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