How to Take the Fear Out of Learning PowerShell — Jason Helmick — Interface Technical Training For a complete transcript visit
For IT administrators who are hesitant to learn PowerShell, this post will help take the fear out of getting started.

PowerShell is not a scripting language. Yes, it does have a scripting language, but that’s for automation and to make tools, which we’ll discuss later.

PowerShell’s primary focus is to be a real-time interactive command tool that allows the user to be much more efficient in managing all system resources — whether it be users, servers, applications, deployments and more.
Many UNIX or Linux admins are already using PowerShell with ease, but if you haven’t tried PowerShell yet, let’s start off with a few basics.

At first glance, many newcomers to PowerShell get lost when they see the command line.

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