Introduction to Windows PowerShell 2.0/3.0 for Administrators

מק"ט: #50414 | משך קורס: 32 שעות אק'

This 4-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to leverage Microsoft Windows PowerShell v2 to administer their Windows environment. Both the command line environment and the scripting capabilities inherent in Microsoft’s automation engine are addressed during this hands-on course.
This course includes an overview of the changes and new commands in Powershell v3.0

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  • Install and configure PowerShell v2 & v3.0 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.
  • Overview of the changes and new commands in Powershell v3.0

קהל יעד

This course is intended for systems administrators responsible for managing Windows platforms who are interested in automating administrative tasks.

תנאי קדם

  • Experience managing Windows operating systems.
  • Familiarity with Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows 7.
  • Scripting experience is recommended but not required.


Module 1: Introduction to PowerShell – the Basics
This module explains how to install and configure PowerShell. In addition, students will be introduced to many of the concepts of PowerShell, including cmdlets and PowerShell drives.

  • What is PowerShell?
  • PowerShell Cmdlets
  • PowerShell Snapins
  • PowerShell Modules
  • PowerShell Remoting
  • Navigating in PowerShell
  • PowerShell Profiles


Module 2: The PowerShell Pipeline, Scripts and Syntax
This module explains how to use the PowerShell pipeline at the command line and in script files. It provides information on retrieving information on the properties and methods of objects. The module closes with information on command line syntax, managing output from cmdlets, and defining script blocks.

  • Pipelines
  • Scripts
  • Syntax, Output and Script Blocks


Module 3: Variables and Data Types, Variable Scopes, and Collections
This module explains how to use cmdlets associated with variables. addresses how PowerShell interprets variables based on their content. It reviews the common data types and how to control variable data types. It looks into the scope of the variable itself and finishes with using arrays.

  • Variables and Data Types
  • Variable Scopes
  • Collections


Module 4: Security
This module explains how identify and configure script execution policies. It includes information on securing script files through the use of certificates as well as how to capture and use alternate credentials when executing commands. The module ends with a discussion on securing remote sessions.

  • Script Execution
  • Signing Scripts
  • Requesting Credentials and Using Secure Strings
  • Securing Remote Sessions

Module 5: Remote Management
This module explains how use the different methods of executing commands remotely. It covers the requirements for using PowerShell remoting, managing remote sessions, and running background jobs.

  • Configuring Remote Management
  • Using PowerShell Remoting
  • Using Jobs


Module 6: Script Flow Control Statements
This module explains how use the language elements of PowerShell. It covers the statements for looping, branching, and managing the behavior of those statements through the use of break and continue keywords.

  • Foreach and For
  • While / Do While / Do Until
  • If / Switch
  • Break /Continue


Module 7: Functions, Filters and Modules
This module explains how use the features of PowerShell which allow you to extend its functionality through reusable code. It includes creating robust functions by leveraging parameters and introduces modules which enhance the portability of reusable code.

  • Functions and Filters
  • Scripting with Functions and Parameters
  • Modules

Module 8: Administrative Uses
This module explains how use the topics covered in previous modules in every day administrative tasks. It combines the command line, script files, modules and functions to automate a variety of tasks. It introduces the concepts of advanced scripting which make PowerShell an enterprise-ready scripting environment.

  • Manipulating files and folders
  • Modifying Registry Data
  • Working with Events
  • Working with Active Directory Objects
  • Advanced Scripting
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