This course is intended for anyone interested in PowerShell from Microsoft.
This course is also perfect for Exchange Server administrators (Exchange administration is based primarily on Windows PowerShell), as well as Windows administrators.
Delegates must have a good technical appreciation of the current Windows Operating Systems.
No previous experience of PowerShell is required.
2 days. Hands on.
An optional third day is available which covers Active Directory Scripting Interface (ADSI) and Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI).
This course is the first of three, providing 5 days training in total, during which you will learn to use Microsoft’s environment for Windows and server administration: Windows PowerShell.
This course guides you through the essentials of what PowerShell is, how it works, why you can’t afford to live without it, and - most importantly - how to use it to make everyday administrative tasks faster, easier, and more consistent.
Architecture and Overview.
Navigating Your System.
Key Cmdlets for Windows Administration.
The PowerShell Pipeline.
Objects in the Pipeline: Grouping, Sorting, and More.
Basic Pipeline Filtering & Comparison Operators.
ADSI Overview and Use.
More Key Cmdlets.
Objects, Variables, Arrays, Escapes.
Working with Scope in PowerShell.
Scripting Constructs: PowerShell’s Scripting Language.
Modularization: Creating PowerShell Scripts, Scriptblocks, and Functions.