Module 1: Introduction to PowerShell – the Basics
- What is PowerShell?
- PowerShell Cmdlets
- PowerShell Snapins
- PowerShell Modules
- PowerShell Remoting
- Navigating in PowerShell
- PowerShell Profiles
Module 2: The PowerShell Pipeline, Scripts and Syntax
- Syntax, Output and Script Blocks
Module 3: Variables and Data Types, Variable Scopes, and Collections
- Variables and Data Types
- Variable Scopes
Module 4: Security
- Script Execution
- Signing Scripts
- Requesting Credentials and Using Secure Strings
- Securing Remote Sessions
Module 5: Remote Management
- Configuring Remote Management
- Using PowerShell Remoting
- Using Jobs
Module 6: Script Flow Control Statements
- Foreach and For
- While / Do While / Do Until
- If / Switch
- Break /Continue
Module 7: Functions, Filters and Modules
- Functions and Filters
- Scripting with Functions and Parameters
Module 8: Error Handling
- Error Handling
- Try / Catch / Finally
- Script Debugging
Module 9: Administrative Uses
- Manipulating files and folders
- Modifying Registry Data
- Working with Events
- Working with Active Directory Objects
- Advanced Scripting
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Install and configure PowerShell v2 on various Windows operating systems.
Navigate the command line interface as well as the integrated scripting environment.
Leverage cmdlets to accomplish daily management tasks.
Format information returned by PowerShell v2 in a variety of styles.
Create PowerShell v2 scripts to automate routine tasks.
Manage multiple systems concurrently though PowerShell v2 remoting.
Understand the security capabilities within PowerShell v2 and how to manage them.
Enhance the management of other Microsoft products by using the skills and general
knowledge covered in this course
This course is intended for systems administrators responsible for managing Windows
platforms who are interested in automating administrative tasks.
No scripting knowledge is required.