In five days, learn vital skills for administering and automating Windows servers with PowerShell 3.0. The class has a strong focus on PowerShell command-line features and techniques.
You will also learn prerequisite skills for other Microsoft products. (e.g. Windows Server, Windows Client, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server, SQL Server, System Center, etc.)
No prior scripting, programming, or Windows PowerShell experience required. This course includes only basic coverage of scripting and programming topics.
This will introduce you to Windows PowerShell and its history. Also covers the basics of using the shell and explains the use of the two built-in host applications.
You will learn the basics of the Windows PowerShell pipeline. Includes techniques for customizing output, exporting/converting data, sorting objects, filtering objects, and enumerating objects.
Explains how Windows PowerShell passes objects from command to command within the pipeline. You will learn about pipeline operation, predict command behavior and construct useful, predictable commands.
Shows you how to use Windows PowerShell PSProviders and PSDrives for administrative tasks. Students will also learn to use the -item* commands to manipulate items within a PSDrive.
Demonstrates how to format command output and how to create custom output elements.
Explains Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) and Common Information Model (CIM). Learn how to retrieve and modify management information about local and remote computers.
Learn how to write scripts with Windows PowerShell, including the security model and variables.
Take a command that runs well in the console and turn it into a parameterized, reusable script. Learn how to evolve that script into a standalone script module. You will also learn the foundations needed to create your own reusable tools.
Learn how to configure and use Windows PowerShell remoting to manage multiple remote computers.
Use everything you have learned so far. You will discover, learn, and run commands that perform a complex, real-world administrative task.
Learn how to create and manage background jobs and scheduled jobs.
Learn advanced Windows PowerShell features and techniques:
Lab: Configuring Windows PowerShell
Lab: Finding and Running Basic Commands
Lab: Using the Pipeline
Lab: Converting, Exporting, and Importing Objects
Lab: Filtering Objects
Lab: Enumerating Objects
Lab: Working with Pipeline Parameter Binding
Lab: Using PSProviders and PSDrives
Lab: Formatting Output
Lab: Working with WMI and CIM
Lab: Working with Security in Windows PowerShell
Lab: Moving From Command to Script
Lab: Moving From Script to Function to Module
Lab: Implementing Basic Error Handling
Lab: Creating an Advanced Function
Lab: Using Basic Remoting
Lab: Using Remoting Sessions
Lab: Provisioning a New Server Core Installation
Lab: Using Background Jobs
Lab: Using Scheduled Jobs
Lab: Practicing Advanced Techniques
We look forward to your great success.