Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell (10961CC)


This five day course provides students with the fundamental knowledge and skills to use Windows PowerShell for administering and automating administration of Windows servers. This Course provides students the skills to identify and build the command they require to perform a specific task. In addition, students learn how to build scripts to accomplish advanced tasks such as automating repetitive tasks and generating reports. This course provide prerequisite skills supporting many different Microsoft products. This includes Windows Server, Windows Client, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server, SQL Server, System Center, and more. In keeping with that goal, this course will not focus on any one of those products, although Windows Server (which is the common platform for all of those) will serve as the example for the techniques being taught.

This course is intended for IT Professionals already experienced in general Windows Server and Windows Client administration Who want to learn about using Windos PowerShell for adminisration. No prior experience with any version of Windos PowerShell, or any scripting language is assumed. This course is also suitable for IT Professionals already experienced in server administration, including: Exchange Server, SharePoint, SQL server, System Center, and others br />
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
  • Administer Remote Computers
  • Use Background Jobs and Scheduled Jobs
  • Use Advanced Windows PowerShell Techniques


Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience with Windows networking technologies and implementation.
  • Experience with Windows Server administration, Maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with Windows Client administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Students who attend this training can meet the prerquisites by obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills through practical experience as a Windows system administrator. No prerequisite courses are required
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