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December 23, 2016 at 2:34 pm #60787
Hi i'm new to this but is there a way to install powershell without installing sql management studio and if so can you give me the steps please. Needed Urgently.
December 23, 2016 at 2:49 pm #60789ParticipantPoints: 0Rank: Member
search for "Download Windows Management Framework"
December 23, 2016 at 2:55 pm #60792ModeratorPoints: 24Rank: Member
I'm assuming you mean the PowerShell module for SQL Server. If yes, you'll need to download and install a few components from the feature pack. Documentation here:
Otherwise the PowerShell engine should already be installed if you're using a somewhat recent Windows client or server operating system.
December 24, 2016 at 7:58 pm #60820ParticipantPoints: 0Rank: Member
If you are looking to remotely manage a SQL server from a system that does not have the SQL Server modules (or any other kind of module), you can try using Implicit Remoting. Don Jones has a write-up here.
If you're new to PowerShell, I recommend getting started with these books to increase your skill and get more comfortable with it:
Learn PowerShell in a Month of Lunches
Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches
PowerShell In Depth
The Pester Book (agile publishing)
December 30, 2016 at 8:28 pm #61002
ok thanks guys for your prompt response but to no avail. Is there a way i can just get the sqlps.exe file and if so where?
December 30, 2016 at 10:40 pm #61009
SO i found a way to install sqlps module...no my problem is its in my program files folder. Now my boss is only said that when i go in cmd and type sqlps /? a bunch of codes should come up and if not then its not installed properly. Can anyone help me make sense and get it working please?
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