This three-day hands-on instructor-led class will introduce administrators to the new Windows command-line shell, Windows PowerShell. Windows PowerShell offers both a command-line interface as well as a scripting environment.
- Course Outline
This three-day hands-on instructor-led class will introduce administrators to the new Windows command-line shell, Windows PowerShell. Windows PowerShell offers both a command-line interface as well as a scripting environment. With connectivity to Microsoft products such as Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (MOM 2007), and many more, Windows PowerShell provides a consistent interface to more easily control system administration and accelerate automation. It runs on Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008.
Audience This course is intended for IT pros.
At Course Completion After completing this course, students will be able to:
• Use Windows PowerShell commands and navigate the Command Line Interface (CLI).
• Use pipelines and scripts.
• Manipulate data using variables and arrays.
• Create, execute, and sign scripts for security.
• Use script flow control statements.
Course Outline Module 1: Introduction to Windows PowerShell - the Basics This module explains the basics of Windows PowerShell, the different commands available, and how to navigate using the Command Line Interface (CLI).
Lesson 1: What Is Windows PowerShell?
• What Is Windows PowerShell?
• Starting Windows PowerShell
• PowerShell Commands
• Shell Function Commands
• Script Commands
• Native Commands
• Command Line Interface (CLI) Navigation
Lesson 2: Windows PowerShell Cmdlets
Lesson 3: Wlindows PowerShell Snap-Ins
Lesson 4: Windows PowerShell Navigation
Lesson 5: Windows PowerShell Profiles
• Creating a Profile
Module 2: The Windows PowerShell Pipeline, Scripts, and Syntax This module covers pipelines, scripts, and the syntax needed to run commands on Windows PowerShell.
Lesson 1: Pipelines
Lesson 2: Scripts
• Properties and Methods
• Object Sorting
Lesson 3: Syntax, Special Characters, and Operators
• Output Redirection
• Command Continuation
• Special Characters
• Operator Precedence
• Operators Galore
Module 3: Variables and Data Types, Variable Scopes, and Arrays This module covers variables and data types, how to scope variables, and how to approach arrays.
Lesson 1: Variables and Data Types
• More Data Types
• Variables with Variables!
• Environment Variables
Lesson 2: Variable Scopes
Lesson 3: Arrays
• Associative Arrays
Module 4: Security This module covers script execution, Group Policy, script signing, and certificate creation for security.
Lesson 1: Script Execution
• Running a Script
• Execution Policy
• Group Policy for Execution
Lesson 2: Script Signing
• Local Certificate Authority Creation
• Signing Certificate Creation
• Signing Scripts Using Certificates
• Secure String Creation
Lesson 3: Requesting Credentials and Using Secure Strings
Module 5: Script Flow Control Statements This module covers the Foreach and For statements, the While/Do and While/Do Until statements, branching, and other script flow control statements.
Lesson 1: Foreach and For
Lesson 2: While/Do While/Do Until
• Do While
• Do Until
Lesson 3: Branching with IF and SWITCH
Lesson 4: Break/Continue
Module 6: Formatting In this module, students will learn formatting in Windows PowerShell, including cmdlets, and how to export results.
Lesson 1: Using Format-cmdlets
• Format-List (FL)
• Session Colors
Lesson 2: Using Sort-Object, Where-Object
Lesson 3: Exporting Results to Files
Module 7: Regular Expressions This module explains how to use Regular Expression characters.
Lesson 1: Understanding Regular Expression Characters
Lesson 2: Using Regular Expressions
Module 8: Functions This module covers functions, how to use filters, and arguments. Students will learn how to pass arguments into a script.
Lesson 1: Functions, Filters, and Arguments
• Function Management
Lesson 2: Scripting with Functions and Parameters
• Passing Arguments into a Script
Module 9: Error Handling This module covers error handling and script debugging.
Lesson 1: Error Handling
Lesson 2: Script Debugging
Module 10: Advanced Scripting for Administrators In this module, students will learn how to manipulate files and folders, modify registry data, retrieve event log information, and understand timer jobs.
Lesson 1: Manipulating Files and Folders
Lesson 2: Modifying Registry Data
Lesson 3: Retrieving Event Log Information
Lesson 4: Understanding ADSI and Windows PowerShell
Lesson 5: Using the New-Object cmdlet
Lesson 6: Understanding Timer Jobs
- Prerequisites & Certificates
Before attending this course, students must have: - Experience administering servers. - This module explains how to name, declare, assign values to, and use variables. It also describes how to store data in an array.
Certificate of completion
- Cancellation Policy
10 business day cancellation policy. if the course is confirmed and the student cancels within 10 days of the course, then they get charged and apply a credit for future courses. If they cancel outside of 10 business days, then there are no charges at all.
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