Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell (MOC-10961)

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Course Number: MOC-10961

Duration: 5 days (32.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

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

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

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

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.

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.

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

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 Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome will be fine.

When you contact 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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