#eBooks #Review @PacktPub http://bit.ly/1GRNFoQ Microsoft Hyper-V PowerShell Automation by Vinith Menon

Vinith Menon Wrote a Book “Microsoft Hyper-V PowerShell Automation

When Building a Hyper-v environment Automation is often a next step as you will build VM’s creating networks , setting up replication. adding Clusters,vSwitches and you don’t want to do this all by hand. We have PowerShell.

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This book is a great step on how to start with the given samples and explanation of the PowerShell commands. There are several chapters and each has his own Hyper-v topic. I liked the Configuring Virtual Switches and creating PowerShell module cmdlets chapter. As versions and options moving fast in the Windows Server, this book will get you started and get your environment up to speed in no time with all the given samples.

About This Book

  • Explore the new features in Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 R2 and also learn to automate them using PowerShell
  • Take advantage of numerous Hyper-V best practices for administrators with re-usable PowerShell scripts
  • Implement your learning immediately with practical instructions and examples

In Detail

Windows PowerShell is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language designed especially for system administration. Hyper-V is Microsoft’s hypervisor that creates and runs virtual machines. Hyper-V for Windows PowerShell provides IT pros with an easy way to enable automation of management tasks within Windows Server. The Hyper-V PowerShell module includes several significant features that extend its use, improve its usability, and allow you to control and manage your Hyper-V environment with more granular control.

This book explores the new features made available with Hyper-V version 3, and breaks down the mystery and confusion that surrounds which feature to use and when. It also teaches you the PowerShell way to automate the usage of these features. It will take you through a number of practical examples that will help you take advantage of the Hyper-V version 3 cmdlets efficiently. You will also learn how to use Hyper-V version 3 PowerShell cmdlets to install and configure Hyper-V in a Windows Server environment and also learn about the various administration tasks in detail. You will learn everything you need to get started with administering your Hyper-V environment using PowerShell.

Book Details

ISBN 139781784391539

Paperback 124 pages

Author: Robert Smit [MVP]

Robert Smit is Senior Technical Evangelist and is a current Microsoft MVP in Clustering as of 2009. Robert has over 20 years experience in IT with experience in the educational, health-care and finance industries. Robert’s past IT experience in the trenches of IT gives him the knowledge and insight that allows him to communicate effectively with IT professionals who are trying to address real concerns around business continuity, disaster recovery and regulatory compliance issues. Robert holds the following certifications: MCT - Microsoft Certified Trainer, MCTS - Windows Server Virtualization, MCSE, MCSA and MCPS. He is an active participant in the Microsoft newsgroup community and is currently focused on Hyper-V, Failover Clustering, SQL Server, Azure and all things related to Cloud Computing and Infrastructure Optimalization. Follow Robert on Twitter @ClusterMVP Or follow his blog https://robertsmit.wordpress.com Linkedin Profile Http://nl.linkedin.com/in/robertsmit Robert is also capable of transferring his knowledge to others which is a rare feature in the field of IT. He makes a point of not only solving issues but also of giving on the job training of his colleagues. A customer says " Robert has been a big influence on our technical staff and I have to come to know him as a brilliant specialist concerning Microsoft Products. He was Capable with his in-depth knowledge of Microsoft products to troubleshoot problems and develop our infrastructure to a higher level. I would certainly hire him again in the future. " Details of the Recommendation: "I have been coordinating with Robert implementing a very complex system. Although he was primarily a Microsoft infrastructure specialist; he was able to understand and debug .Net based complext Windows applications and websites. His input to improve performance of applications proved very helpful for the success of our project

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