I am really interested in PowerShell for SharePoint Administration. Please help me with some books, sources or tutotials.

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A great sample of PowerShell scripts developed/managed by Microsoft MVPS and employees for SharePoint farms (WSS or MOSS) management.



A great PowerShell primer is PowerShell in Action by Bruce Payette.

A great PowerShell w/ SharePoint primer is Automating SharePoint w/ PowerShell 2.0 by Gary Lapointe and Shannon Bray

Gary Lapointe's blog is also very good with many sample scripts.

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    Automating SharePoint with Powershell 2.0 is an amazing reference book and must have for SharePoint Admins. Jul 1, 2012 at 12:21

This is a great blog on using PowerShell with SharePoint: http://get-spscripts.com/


For Real-World SharePoint PowerShell scripts:



There is a PowerShell command builder tool for SharePoint developed by Microsoft. It has been of great help to me. Try it: Windows Powershell Command Builder for SharePoint

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