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Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell (MOC-10961)

MOC-10961 (5 Days)
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PowerShell Training Overview

Accelebrate's certified Microsoft course 10961, Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell training, teaches students how to remotely manage single or multiple Windows-based servers and automate day-to-day management and administration tasks.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

PowerShell Training Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the functionality of Windows PowerShell and use it to run and find basic commands.
  • Identify and run cmdlets for server administration.
  • Work with Windows PowerShell pipeline.
  • Describe the techniques Windows PowerShell pipeline uses.
  • Use PSProviders and PSDrives to work with other forms of storage.
  • Query system information by using WMI and CIM.
  • Work with variables, arrays, and hash tables.
  • Write basic scripts in Windows PowerShell.
  • Write advanced scripts in Windows PowerShell.
  • Administer remote computers.
  • Use background jobs and scheduled jobs.
  • Use advanced Windows PowerShell techniques.

PowerShell Training Outline

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Getting started with Windows PowerShell
  • Understanding command syntax
  • Finding command
Cmdlets for Administration
  • Active Directory administration cmdlets
  • Network configuration cmdlets
  • Other server administration cmdlet
Working with the Windows PowerShell Pipeline
  • Understanding the pipeline
  • Selecting, sorting, and measuring objects
  • Filtering objects out of the pipeline
  • Enumerating objects in the pipeline
  • Sending pipeline data as output
Understanding How the Pipeline Works
  • Passing the pipeline data
  • Advanced considerations for pipeline data
Using PSProviders and PSDrives
  • Using PSProviders
  • Using PSDrives
Querying System Information by Using WMI and CIM
  • Understanding WMI and CIM
  • Querying data by using WMI and CIM
  • Making changes with WMI/CI
Working with Variables, Arrays, and Hash Tables
  • Using variables
  • Manipulating variables
  • Manipulating arrays and hash tables
Basic Scripting
  • Introduction to scripting
  • Scripting constructs
  • Importing data from files
Advanced Scripting
  • Accepting user input
  • Overview of script documentation
  • Troubleshooting and error handling
  • Functions and modules
Administering Remote Computers
  • Using basic Windows PowerShell remoting
  • Using advanced Windows PowerShell remoting techniques
  • Using PSSessions
Using Background Jobs and Scheduled Jobs
  • Using background jobs
  • Using scheduled jobs
Using Advanced Windows PowerShell Techniques
  • Creating profile scripts
  • Using advanced techniques
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

50%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

MOC-10961

Duration:

5 Days

Prerequisites:

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Previous Windows Server and Windows Client management knowledge and hands on experience.
  • Experience installing and configuring Windows Server into existing enterprise environments or as standalone installations.
  • Experience with network adapter configuration, basic Active Directory user administration, and basic disk configuration.
  • Knowledge and hands on experience specifically with Windows Server 2012; Windows 8 would be beneficial but is not essential.

Training Materials:

All Microsoft training students receive Microsoft official courseware.

Software Requirements:

Attendees will not need to install any software on their computer for this class. The class will be conducted in a remote environment that Accelebrate will provide; students will only need a local computer with a web browser with a stable Internet connection. Any recent version of Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome will be fine.

When you call us about purchasing this class, we will provide a live demo of the online lab environment so that you may explore the web browser interface in more detail.

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Don't settle for a "one size fits all" public class! Have Accelebrate deliver exactly the training you want, privately at your site or online, for less than the cost of a public class.

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