10961: Automating Administration With Windows PowerShell

Modality: Led-Training & Virtual Training 

Location: Puerto Rico & Dominican Republic 

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Materials Includes
  1. Microsoft Official Courseware
  2. Microsoft Official Virtual Labs
  3. Official Microsoft Certificated Of Achievement
  4. 15% OFF on Exam & Practice Test

About this course

This 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 provides prerequisite skills supporting a broad range of Microsoft products, including Windows Server, Windows Client, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SharePoint Server, Microsoft 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 products, will serve as the example for the techniques this course teaches.

Audience profile

This course is intended for IT Professionals who are already experienced in general Windows Server and Windows Client administration, and who want to learn more about using Windows PowerShell for administration. No prior experience with any version of Windows PowerShell, or any scripting language, is assumed. This course is also suitable for IT Professionals already experienced in server administration, including Exchange Server, SharePoint Server, SQL Server, System Center, and others.


Before attending this course, participants 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 prerequisites by obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills through practical experience as a Windows system administrator. No prerequisite courses are required.

At course completion

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.

Course Outline

Module 1: Getting started with Windows PowerShell
Lab : Configuring Windows PowerShell
Lab : Finding and running basic commands
Module 2: Cmdlets for administration
Lab : Windows Administration
Module 3: Working with the Windows PowerShell pipeline
Lab : Using the pipeline
Lab : Filtering objects
Lab : Enumerating objects
Lab : Sending output to a file
Module 4: Understanding how the pipeline works
Lab : Working with pipeline parameter binding
Module 5: Using PSProviders and PSDrives
Lab : Using PSProviders and PSDrives
Module 6: Querying system information by using WMI and CIM
Lab : Working with WMI and CIM
Module 7: Working with variables, arrays, and hash tables
Lab : Working with variables
Module 8: Basic scripting
Lab : Basic scripting
Module 9: Advanced scripting
Lab : Accepting data from users
Lab : Implementing functions and modules
Module 10: Administering Remote Computers
Lab : Using basic remoting
Lab : Using PSSessions
Module 11: Using background jobs and scheduled jobs
 Lab : Using background jobs and scheduled jobs

 Module 12: Using advanced Windows PowerShell techniques

Lab : Practicing advanced techniques
Lab : Practicing script development (optional)
 40 hours

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