Beginning PowerShell for SharePoint 2013 is a book for the SharePoint administrator looking to expand his or her toolkit and skills by learning PowerShell, Microsofts vastly flexible and versatile object oriented scripting language. PowerShell is the future of Microsoft administration, and SharePoint is a complex product that can be managed more easily and quickly with PowerShell cmdlets and scripts. This book helps bridge the gap, introducing PowerShell fundamentals and operations in the context of deploying, migrating, managing, and monitoring SharePoint 2013.
Author Nik Charlebois-Laprade begins by explaining the fundamental concepts behind the PowerShell language. Then, with copious real-world examples and scripts, he lays the foundation for PowerShell novices to automate interactions with the various pieces and components of the SharePoint 2013 platform.
For SharePoint administrators wanting to do more with the technology, or for SharePoint developers trying to build their skills on the administration side, Beginning PowerShell for SharePoint 2013 is the perfect book to kick off your PowerShell journey.What youll learn
Manage on-premises and Office 365 SharePoint instances using PowerShell
Write re-usable PowerShell scripts
Understand the architecture of PowerShell
Perform operations on a wide variety of SharePoint components using PowerShell
Plan, prepare, and execute a SharePoint 2010 to 2013 migration using PowerShell
Proactively monitor SharePoint farms for issues using PowerShell
Who this book is for
Beginning PowerShell for SharePoint 2013 is for both SharePoint administrators and developers who want to extend their knowledge of the technology. Its an excellent book for technical users who would appreciate a quick, at-hand reference.
Table of ContentsChapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: What’s New in PowerShell for SharePoint 2013
Chapter 3: Configuring Your Environment for PowerShell
Chapter 4: PowerShell Basics
Chapter 5: Automating SharePoint Deployment with PowerShell
Chapter 6: Day to Day SharePoint Administration with PowerShell
Chapter 7: Monitoring and Troubleshooting SharePoint with PowerShell
Chapter 8: Automating SharePoint 2010 Migrations with PowerShell
Chapter 9: Managing SharePoint Online in Office 365 with PowerShell
Chapter 10: Upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to 2013 Using PowerShell
Appendix A: Common Cmdlets