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.
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
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.
Paperback 124 pages