Chapter 5 has been released for PowerShell and WMI. It is available through the Manning Early Access Program (MEAP) at http://www.manning.com/siddaway2/
The available chapters cover:
- Solving Administrative Challenges
- Using PowerShell
- WMI in Depth
- Best Practices
- System Documentation
Chapters 6 to 8 covering Disk Systems, Registry and the file system respectively are in the pipeline. I’m currently working on chapter 9 on processes and services. The code to accompany the MEAP chapters is also available for download from the URL above.