What you'll learn
- Understand PowerShell principles and tools
- Manage processes and services using PowerShell
- Manage scripts using PowerShell ISE
- Using different versions of PowerShell
- How to use PowerShell Help
- Automate tasks
- Use of the Pipeline
- How to create transcripts
- Work with Object Members
- Create hash tables
- create arrays
- Use operators and parameters
- Use WMI and CIM commands
- Proper use of variables
- Understand execution policy levels
- Create scripts based on ForEach and ElseIf constructs
- Use PowerShell remoting
- How to use Aliases
- A basic understanding of Windows client and server Operating Systems
Many have been fearful of learning PowerShell because they have no experience with programming languages. PowerShell is a powerful scripting language and a command-line interface. Understanding the use of PowerShell will allow you to automate many tasks. There are also many settings that can only be managed using PowerShell. This is true of Windows 10 and Windows 11, Windows Server 2016 through Windows Server 2022, Exchange, SharePoint and many System Center products.
In this course you will learn how to user various powershell tools
How to alter command using parameters
Use Powershell Help and Get commands to refine syntax and correct errors
Combine multiple commands using the powershell pipeline
Use a transcript to record all commands types within a powershell session
Search for items or properties using operators like equal to, not equal to, or like
Learn to restrict powershell commands from executing on specific systems for security reasons.
Create various types of powershell scripts.
Create your own powershell commands user powershell functions
Learn how to remotely manage multiple clients and servers using powershell
Query hardware on local and remote computers using WMI and CIM. Run queries like identifying printer settings, local accounts on a computer, motherboard settings, BIOS/Firmware settings, battery health for laptops, and much more.
Every command and script that this course covers is demonstrated. Sample scripts are available for download, containing many of the commands that I run in the lessons.
Follow along on your own computer or in a virtual Microsoft online lab, for free.
Be sure to watch some of the demo videos for this course!
Who this course is for:
- Admininstartrors that need to learn how to complete tasks using PowerShell
- Those that have a solid understanding of managing settings using the GUI, that want to learn to manage settings using PowerShell
I have been in the technology field for more than 20 years. I have been a high performing Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) since 2000 and a Cisco Certified Systems Instructor since 2006. I began my career in telecommunications more than 20 years ago. Since then I have worked as a Systems Admin, Network Admin, System integrator, Solutions Architect, and CTO. My courses are not presentations that rely on slides to explain concepts. My goal is to demonstrate every concept covered, instead of using slides that cover theory, we will use the interface to configure every setting that is discussed. In my view, if you do not know how to complete a task that a course covered, that course was not beneficial. I will make sure that you know how to complete each task and the various configurations for those tasks.