Microsoft PowerShell Training: Automating Administration (AZ-040)

Course 8659

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Language: English
  • Level: Advanced
Get This Course £2,295
  • 5-day instructor-led training course
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included
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    Jul 18 - 22 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM BST
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In this Microsoft PowerShell Training course, you will learn how to use Windows PowerShell to administer and automate Windows server administration. You will also learn how to:

  • Build commands to perform specific tasks
  • Automate repetitive tasks using script
  • Generate reports
  • Manage Microsoft 365 services with PowerShell

Microsoft PowerShell Training: Automating Administration Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

Microsoft PowerShell Training: Automating Administration Course Benefits

  • Master the Windows PowerShell pipeline to create both basic and advanced scripts, use background and scheduled jobs, administer remote computers, and more

  • Gain prerequisite skills for a broad range of Microsoft products, including Windows Server, Windows Client, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SharePoint Server, Microsoft SQL Server, and Microsoft System Center

  • Follow a curriculum based on Microsoft Official Courseware (MOC)

  • Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching

Microsoft PowerShell Training: Automating Administration Course Outline

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Open and configure Windows PowerShell
  • Run Windows PowerShell commands
  • Find Windows PowerShell commands for performing specific tasks

Lab:

  • Configuring the Windows PowerShell console application
  • Configuring the Windows PowerShell ISE application
  • Finding and running Windows PowerShell commands
  • Using Help and About files

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Install and use Windows PowerShell in Windows 10
  • Use different cmdlets commands for Active Directory (AD) Domain Services (DS), network configuration, server administration, and other tasks

Lab:

  • Creating a website
  • Configuring network settings on Windows Server
  • Creating and managing Active Directory objects

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Select, sort, measure, and enumerate objects in the PowerShell pipeline
  • Filter objects out of the pipeline
  • Send output consisting of pipeline data

Lab:

  • Selecting, sorting, and displaying data
  • Filtering objects
  • Enumerating objects
  • Converting objects

In this module, you will learn how to use PSProviders and PSDrives adapters to create virtual storage and manage it.

Lab:

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

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Differentiate between the Common Information Model (CIM) and Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
  • Access and alter management information remotely using CIM and WMI

Lab:

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

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Use and manipulate variables, arrays and hash tables
  • Assign values to variables

Lab:

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

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Package and run a Windows PowerShell command in a script
  • Use Windows PowerShell scripting constructs
  • Perform repetitive and complex tasks using PowerShell script
  • Troubleshoot scripts and understand error actions
  • Create functions and modules

Lab:

  • Signing a script
  • Processing an array with a ForEach loop
  • Processing items by using If statements
  • Creating users based on a CSV file
  • Querying disk information from remote computers
  • Updating the script to use alternate credentials

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Connect to one or more remote computers and instruct them to run commands with PowerShell
  • Create and manage persistent remoting sessions

Lab:

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

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Manage Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) with PowerShell
  • Use Azure Cloud Shell
  • Manage Storage and Azure subscriptions with Azure PowerShell

Lab:

  • Installing Azure PowerShell module
  • Installing Cloud Shell
  • Managing Azure resources with Azure PowerShell

In this module, you will learn how to use PowerShell to manage:

  • Microsoft 365 user accounts, licenses, and groups
  • Exchange Online
  • SharePoint Online
  • Microsoft Teams

Lab:

  • Managing Exchange Online resources with Windows PowerShell
  • Managing SharePoint Online with Windows PowerShell
  • Managing Microsoft 365 user and group objects with Windows PowerShell
  • Connecting to Microsoft 365 with Windows PowerShell

In this module, you will learn how to use background jobs and scheduled jobs and retrieve job results.

Lab:

  • Starting and managing jobs
  • Creating a scheduled job

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Microsoft PowerShell Training: Automating Administration FAQs

Yes, this class will teach you basic PowerShell scripts.

Yes, this class will introduce you to Windows PowerShell and then go into scripting, and managing.