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Microsoft Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell (M10961)

** Redeem Your Microsoft Vouchers(SATV) for 10961CC (Class Pack) – Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell Training Course & Certification **

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10961CC (Class Pack) – Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell Training

Windows Powershell knowledge is must for windows server 2016. This course is designed to work on command line which helps to perform a specific task. This course helps students to build scripts to accomplish advance task. After learning Windows Powershell one can write scripts and automate daily task and get the reports in desired formats. Efficient delivery is challenge and windows PowerShell makes one efficient to things efficiently in windows. Windows Powershell works will all Microsoft server family.

Objectives

  • Basic concepts behind Windows PowerShell
  • Work with the Pipeline
  • How the Pipeline works
  • Use PSProviders and PSDrives
  • Format output
  • Use Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) and Common Information Model (CIM)
  • Prepare for scripting
  • Moving from a command to a script to a module
  • Administer remote computers
  • Put the various Windows PowerShell components together
  • Use background jobs and scheduled jobs
  • Use advanced PowerShell techniques and profiles

Intended Audience

If you are a windows administrator or handling any of windows family server – this course is meant for you

Prerequisites

  • 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
  • Knowledge and experience of network adapter configuration, basic Active Directory user administration, and basic disk configuration
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience specifically with Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 would be beneficial

Course Outline                                         Duration: 5 Days

Module 1: Getting started with Windows PowerShell.

Introduction of Windows PowerShell & provide an overview of the product’s functionality.

You will learn commands of Shell and how to execute them. Opening and configuring shell and it gives exposure to built-in Help system in Windows PowerShell.

Lessons

  • Overview and background of Windows PowerShell
  • Understanding command syntax
  • Finding commands

Lab: Configuring Windows PowerShell

  • Configuring the Windows PowerShell console
  • Configuring the Windows PowerShell ISE application
  • Finding commands
  • Running commands
  • Using the About files

Module 2: Cmdlets for administration

Introduction to cmdlets commonly used for administration. While you can search for cmdlets each time you need to accomplish a task, it is more efficient to have at least a basic understanding of the cmdlets available for system administration.

Lessons

  • AD administration cmdlets
  • Network configuration cmdlets
  • Other server administration cmdlets

Lab : Windows Administration

  • Create and manage AD objects
  • Configuring network settings on Windows Server
  • Creating a web site

Module 3: Working with the Windows PowerShell pipeline

Introduction to pipeline feature of Windows PowerShell. The pipeline feature includes several command-line shells i.e. command prompt in the Windows operating system, with pipeline feature one can be more flexible and capable in comparison to other shells. Or better to say this module helps you to use Windows Powershell effectively and efficiently.

Lessons

  • Exposure to pipeline
  • Selecting, sorting, and measuring objects
  • Filtering objects out of the pipeline
  • Enumerating objects in the pipeline
  • Sending pipeline data as output

Lab : Using the pipeline

  • Selecting, sorting, and displaying data
  • Filtering and Enumerating objects
  • Exporting user information to a file
  • Send output consisting of pipeline data.

Module 4: Understanding how the pipeline works

Student will understand how Windows PowerShell passes objects from one command to another in the pipeline. By using pipeline you can use multiple commands in through one command and you will get filtered result.

Lessons

  • Passing the pipeline data
  • Advanced considerations for pipeline data

Lab : Working with pipeline parameter binding

  • Predicting pipeline behaviour

Module 5: Using PSProviders and PSDrives

Introduction to PSProviders and PSDrives adapters. A PSProvider is Windows PowerShell adapter that makes some form of storage resemble a disk drive. A PSDrive is an actual connection to a form of storage.

Lessons

  • Using PSProviders
  • Using PSDrives

Lab : Using PSProviders and PSDrives

  • Creating files and folders on a remote computer
  • Creating a registry key for your future scripts
  • Create a new Active Directory group

Module 6: Querying system information by using WMI and CIM

Introduction to two parallel technologies: Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) and Common Information Model (CIM). WMI & CMI technologies provide local and remote access to a repository of management information including access to robust information available from the operating system, computer hardware, and installed software.

Lessons

  • Understanding WMI and CIM
  • Querying data by using WMI and CIM
  • Making changes with WMI/CIM

Lab : Working with WMI and CIM

  • Querying information by using WMI
  • Querying information by using CIM
  • Invoking methods

Module 7: Working with variables, arrays, and hash tables

Module 7 will help to increase skills and knowledge required to use variables, arrays, and hash tables in Windows PowerShell.

Lessons

  • Using variables & Manipulating variables.
  • Manipulating arrays and hash tables.

Lab : Working with variables

  • Working with variable types
  • Using arrays
  • Using hash tables

Module 8: Basic scripting

Packaging a Windows PowerShell commands in a script which helps in automation of task or multiple task in one go.

Lessons

  • Introduction to scripting
  • Scripting constructs
  • Importing data from files

Lab : Basic scripting

  • Setting a script
  • Processing an array with a ForEach loop
  • Processing items by using If statements
  • Creating a random password
  • Creating users based on a CSV file

Module 9: Advanced scripting

Introduction to more advanced techniques that you can use in scripts, student will learn about techniques which helps gathering user input, reading input from various files, documenting scripts with help information & more important error handling.

Lessons

  • Accepting user input
  • Overview of script documentation
  • Troubleshooting and error handling
  • Functions and modules

Lab : Accepting data from users

  • Querying disk information from remote computers
  • Updating the script to use alternate credentials
  • Documenting a script
  • Creating a logging function
  • Adding error handling to a script
  • Converting a function to a module

Module 10: Administering Remote Computers

Connecting with Remote computers and executing commands on your behalf.

  • Using basic Windows PowerShell remoting
  • Using advanced Windows PowerShell remoting techniques
  • Using PSSessions

Lab : Using basic remoting

  • Enabling remoting on the local computer
  • Performing one-to-one remoting
  • Performing one-to-many remoting
  • Using implicit remoting
  • Managing multiple computers

Module 11: Using background jobs and scheduled jobs

By this module you will learn about the job features of Windows PowerShell. multiple jobs are running in single time, this module helps you to check background, schedule, priorities and kill the jobs.

  • Using background jobs
  • Using scheduled jobs

Lab : Using background jobs and scheduled jobs

  • Starting and managing jobs
  • Creating a scheduled job

Module 12: Using advanced Windows PowerShell techniques

Some advance discussion and advance feature of Powershell.

Lessons

  • Creating profile scripts
  • Using advanced techniques

Lab : Practicing advanced techniques

  • Creating a profile script
  • Verifying the validity of an IP address
  • Reporting disk information
  • Configuring NTFS permissions
  • Creating user accounts with passwords from a CSV file

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