Part 1 of 3 in the Windows Server 2008 PowerShell series. This course is aimed at teaching Windows administrators a broad range of management tasks using Windows PowerShell 2.0. The focus is on general Windows Server 2008 R2 administration. These are topics that apply to all server roles. Emphasis is made on using Microsoft authored cmdlets in an interactive console session. Writing scripts and functions will be introduced to you, including 10 tasks that help every Windows Admin. This course takes a task-oriented approach, that is, how do I accomplish a typical management task using Windows PowerShell?