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Secrets of PowerShell Remoting
Secrets of PowerShell Remoting
Don Jones
Dr. Tobias Weltner

 

Creating HTML Reports in PowerShell
Creating HTML Reports in PowerShell
Don Jones

 

Making Historical and Trend Reports in PowerShell
Making Historical and Trend Reports in PowerShell
Don Jones

 


Free eBooks from Elsewhere

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Administrator Crash Course: Windows PowerShell v2
The Administrator Crash Course: Windows PowerShell v2
Don Jones

 

Mastering PowerShell
Mastering PowerShell
Dr. Tobias Weltner

 

Layman's Guide to PowerShell Remoting
Layman’s Guide to PowerShell 2.0 Remoting
Ravikanth Chaganti

 

Administrator's Guide to Windows PowerShell Remoting
Administrator’s Guide to Windows PowerShell Remoting
Dr. Tobias Weltner
Aleksandar Nikolic
Richard Giles

 

PowerShell 2.0 One Cmdlet at a Time
PowerShell 2.0 One Cmdlet at a Time
Jonathan Medd

 

WMI Query Language via PowerShell
WMI Query Language via PowerShell
Ravikanth Chaganti

 


Paid PowerShell Books

Learn Windows PowerShell 3 in a Month of Lunches

Learn Windows PowerShell 3 in a Month of Lunches
Don Jones, Jeffery Hicks
Paperback: 300 pages
Publisher: Manning Publications (October 28, 2012)
ISBN-10: 1617291080
ISBN-13: 978-1617291081
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Windows PowerShell Cookbook, Third Edition

Windows PowerShell Cookbook 3rd Edition
Lee Holmes
Paperback: 1000 pages
Publisher: O’Reilly Media (January 22, 2013)
ISBN-10: 1449320686
ISBN-13: 978-1449320683
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PowerShell in Depth

PowerShell in Depth
Don Jones, Richard Siddaway, Jeffery Hicks
Paperback: 525 pages
Publisher: Manning Publications (October 28, 2012)
ISBN-10: 1617290556
ISBN-13: 978-1617290558
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Windows PowerShell 3.0 Step By Step

Windows PowerShell 3.0 Step by Step
Ed Wilson
Paperback: 560 pages
Publisher: Microsoft Press (August 22, 2012)
ISBN-10: 0735663394
ISBN-13: 978-0735663398
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Microsoft Windows PowerShell 3.0 First Look

Microsoft Windows PowerShell 3.0 First Look
Adam Driscoll
Paperback: 200 pages
Publisher: Packt Publishing (October 3, 2012)
ISBN-10: 1849686440
ISBN-13: 978-1849686440
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Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches

Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches MEAP
Don Jones, Jeffery Hicks
Paperback: 300 pages
Publisher: Manning Publications (Early 2013)
ISBN-13: 978-1617291166
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Windows PowerShell for Developers

Windows PowerShell for Developers
Douglas Finke
Paperback: 125 pages
Publisher: O’Reilly Media (June 22, 2012)
ISBN-10: 1449322700
ISBN-13: 978-1449322700
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PowerShell and WMI

PowerShell and WMI
Richard Siddaway
Paperback: 450 pages
Publisher: Manning Publications (May 28, 2012)
ISBN-10: 1617290114
ISBN-13: 978-1617290114
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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and Windows PowerShell 2.0: Expert Cookbook

Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and Windows PowerShell 2.0 Expert Cookbook
Yaroslav Pentsarskyy
Paperback: 310 pages
Publisher: Packt Publishing (November 11, 2011)
ISBN-10: 1849684103
ISBN-13: 978-1849684101
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Windows PowerShell 2.0 Bible

Windows PowerShell 2.0 Bible
Thomas Lee, Karl Mitschke, Mark E. Schill, Tome Tanasovski
Paperback: 696 pages
Publisher: Wiley (October 11, 2011)
ISBN-10: 1118021983
ISBN-13: 978-1118021989
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Microsoft Exchange 2010 PowerShell Cookbook

Microsoft Exchange 2010 PowerShell Cookbook
Mike Pfeiffer
Paperback: 480 pages
Publisher: Packt Publishing (July 25, 2011)
ISBN-10: 1849682461
ISBN-13: 978-1849682466
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PowerShell for SharePoint 2010 How-To

PowerShell for SharePoint 2010 How-To
Steven Mann
Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: Sams (July 2, 2011)
ISBN-10: 067233559X
ISBN-13: 978-0672335594
Publisher

Automating Active Directory Administration with Windows PowerShell 2.0

Automating Active Directory Administration with Windows PowerShell 2.0
Ken St. Cyr, Laura E. Hunter
Paperback: 504 pages
Publisher: Sybex (June 28, 2011)
ISBN-10: 1118027310
ISBN-13: 978-1118027318
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Automating SharePoint 2010 with Windows PowerShell 2.0

Automating SharePoint 2010 Administration with Windows PowerShell 2.0
Gary Lapointe, Shannon Bray
Paperback: 768 pages
Publisher: Sybex (June 21, 2011)
ISBN-10: 0470939206
ISBN-13: 978-0470939208
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Automating Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 with Windows PowerShell 2.0

Automating Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 with Windows PowerShell 2.0
Matthew Hester, Sarah Dutkiewicz
Paperback: 432 pages
Publisher: Sybex (May 31, 2011)
ISBN-10: 1118013867
ISBN-13: 978-1118013861
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Windows PowerShell in Action, Second Edition

Windows PowerShell in Action Second Edition
Bruce Payette
Paperback: 1016 pages
Publisher: Manning Publications (May 18, 2011)
ISBN-10: 1935182137
ISBN-13: 978-1935182139
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Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches

Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches
Don Jones
Paperback: 425 pages
Publisher: Manning Publications (May 14, 2011)
ISBN-10: 1617290211
ISBN-13: 978-1617290213
Publisher

VMware vSphere PowerCLI Reference: Automating vSphere Administration

VMware vSphere PowerCLI Reference
Luc Dekens, Alan Renouf, Glenn Sizemore, Arnim van Lieshout, Jonathan Medd
Paperback: 768 pages
Publisher: Sybex (April 12, 2011)
ISBN-10: 0470890797
ISBN-13: 978-0470890790
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Managing Active Directory with Windows PowerShell: TFM, 2nd Edition

Managing Active Directory with Windows PowerShell
Jeffery Hicks
Paperback: 402 pages
Publisher: SAPIEN Technologies (April 1, 2011)
ISBN-10: 0982131445
ISBN-13: 978-0982131442
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Windows PowerShell 2.0 Best Practices

Windows PowerShell 2.0 Best Practices
Ed Wilson
Paperback: 752 pages
Publisher: Microsoft Press (December 14, 2010)
ISBN-10: 0735626464
ISBN-13: 978-0735626461
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PowerShell for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administrators

PowerShell for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administrators
Niklas Goude, Mattias Karlsson
Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media (October 7, 2010)
ISBN-10: 0071747974
ISBN-13: 978-0071747974
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Windows PowerShell Cookbook, Second Edition

Windows PowerShell Cookbook
Lee Holmes
Paperback: 888 page
Publisher: O’Reilly Media (August 26, 2010)
ISBN-10: 0596801505
ISBN-13: 978-0596801502
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PowerShell in Practice

PowerShell in Practice
Richard Siddaway
Paperback: 500 pages
Publisher: Manning Publications (June 28, 2010)
ISBN-10: 1935182005
ISBN-13: 978-1935182009
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Windows PowerShell 2.0 TFM

Windows PowerShell 2.0 TFM
Don Jones, Jeffery Hicks
Paperback: 714 pages
Publisher: SAPIEN Technologies (January 1, 2010)
ISBN-10: 0982131429
ISBN-13: 978-0982131428
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Windows PowerShell 2 For Dummies

Windows PowerShell 2 for Dummies
Steve Seguis
Paperback: 412 pages
Publisher: For Dummies (August 10, 2009)
ISBN-10: 0470371986
ISBN-13: 978-0470371985
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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Administration with Windows PowerShell

SQL Server 2008 Administration with Windows PowerShell
Ananthakumar Muthusamy, Yan Pan
Paperback: 576 pages
Publisher: Wrox (June 9, 2009)
ISBN-10: 0470477288
ISBN-13: 978-0470477281
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Windows PowerShell 2.0 Administrator’s Pocket Consultant

Windows PowerShell 2.0 Administrators Pocket Consultant
William R. Stanek
Paperback: 464 pages
Publisher: Microsoft Press (May 27, 2009)
ISBN-10: 0735625956
ISBN-13: 978-0735625952
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Managing VMware Infrastructure with Windows PowerShell TFM

Managing VMware Infrastructure with Windows PowerShell
Hal Rottenberg
Paperback: 388 pages
Publisher: SAPIEN Technologies (March 31, 2009)
ISBN-10: 0982131402
ISBN-13: 978-0982131404
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Microsoft Windows PowerShell 2.0 Programming for the Absolute Beginner, 2nd Edition

Windows PowerShell 2.0 Programming for the Absolute Beginner
Jerry Lee Ford Jr.
Paperback: 423 pages
Publisher: Course Technology PTR (December 18, 2008)
ISBN-10: 1598638998
ISBN-13: 978-1598638998
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Windows PowerShell Unleashed (2nd Edition)

Windows PowerShell Unleashed
Tyson Kopczynski, Pete Handley, Marco Shaw
Paperback: 528 pages
Publisher: Sams (December 14, 2008)
ISBN-10: 0672329883
ISBN-13: 978-0672329883
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