Advanced Automated Administration with Windows PowerShell (MOC-10962)

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Course Number: MOC-10962

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

PowerShell Training Overview

Accelebrate's certified Microsoft 10962 training course, Advanced Automated Administration with Windows PowerShell training, teaches attendees how to build more complex and capable PowerShell scripts, including scripts that take advantage of advanced functions, integrate .NET functionality, handle errors gracefully, and manage server configurations via DSC (desired state configuration).

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:

  • Create Advanced Functions
  • Use Cmdlets and Microsoft .NET Framework in Windows PowerShell
  • Write Controller Scripts
  • Handle Script Errors
  • Use XML Data Files
  • Manage Server Configurations by Using Desired State Configuration
  • Analyze and Debugging Scripts
  • Understand Windows PowerShell Workflow

Prerequisites

Before attending this MS course, all students must have:

  • Knowledge and experience working with Windows PowerShell or knowledge equivalent to the content covered in Accelebrate's Microsoft course 10961B: Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell.
  • Experience in general Windows Server and Windows Client administration or administering and supporting Application servers and services such as Exchange, SharePoint, and SQL.

Outline

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Introduction
Creating Advanced Functions
  • Converting a Command into an Advanced Function
  • Creating a Script Module
  • Defining Parameter Attributes and Input Validation
  • Writing Functions that use Multiple Objects
  • Writing Functions that Accept Pipeline Input
  • Producing Complex Function Output
  • Documenting Functions by using Content-Based Help
  • Supporting -Whatif and -Confirm
Using Microsoft .NET Framework and REST API in Windows PowerShell
  • Using Microsoft .NET Framework in Windows PowerShell
  • Using REST API in Windows PowerShell
Writing Controller Scripts
  • Understanding Controller Scripts
  • Writing Controller Scripts that Show a User Interface
Handling Script Errors
  • Understanding Error Handling
  • Handling Errors in a Script
Using XML, JSON, and custom-formatted data
  • Reading, manipulating, and writing XML-formatted data
  • Reading, manipulating, and writing JSON-formatted data
  • Reading and manipulating custom-formatted data
Enhancing server management with Desired State Configuration and Just Enough Administration
  • Understanding Desired State Configuration
  • Creating and deploying a DSC configuration
  • Implementing Just Enough Administration
Analyzing and Debugging Scripts
  • Debugging in Windows PowerShell
  • Analyzing and Debugging and Existing Script
Understanding Windows PowerShell Workflow
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 Internet Explorer, 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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