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Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches by Don Jones

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Chapter 13. Working with bunches of objects, one at a time

Pretty much the whole point of PowerShell is to automate administration, and that often means you’ll want to perform some tasks with multiple targets. You might want to reboot several computers, reconfigure several services, modify several mailboxes, and so on. In this chapter, you’ll learn three distinct techniques for accomplishing these and other multiple-target tasks: batch cmdlets, WMI methods, and object enumeration.

13.1. Automation for mass management

I know that this isn’t a book about VBScript, but I want to use a VBScript example to briefly illustrate the way that multiple-target administration—what I like to call mass management—has been approached in the past. Consider ...

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