Operations Guides for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows PowerShell

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

In this section, you can learn about performing Windows Server® 2008 R2 operational tasks through scripting technologies. You can also learn about how to leverage Windows PowerShell, the new scripting technology for Windows Server 2008 R2 combined with Microsoft Visual Basic® Scripting Edition (VBScript) to help you automate your system administration tasks.

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Getting Started: Windows Server 2008 R2 Administration with Windows PowerShell. Learn about getting started with the new cmdlets for Windows PowerShell in Windows Server 2008 R2.

Active Directory Administration with Windows PowerShell. Learn to use cmdlets to manage your Active Directory® domains, Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) configuration sets, and Active Directory Database Mounting Tool instances.