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Microsoft Windows PowerShell v2 for Administrators

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Course Overview

This 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.

About This Course

This  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.

Learning Objectives 

  • 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

Target Audiance

  • The eager IT professional, ready to master PowerShell for streamlined administration.
  • The seasoned sysadmin, seeking to enhance their toolkit with PowerShell automation techniques
  • The curious network engineer, intrigued by PowerShell's potential for network management.

Schedule Dates

Microsoft Windows PowerShell v2 for Administrators
08 July 2024 - 11 July 2024
Microsoft Windows PowerShell v2 for Administrators
08 October 2024 - 11 October 2024
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13 January 2025 - 16 January 2025
Microsoft Windows PowerShell v2 for Administrators
14 April 2025 - 17 April 2025

Course Content

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

  • Pipelines
  • Scripts
  • Syntax, Output and Script Blocks

  • Variables and Data Types
  • Variable Scopes
  • Collections

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

  • Configuring Remote Management
  • Using PowerShell Remoting
  • Using Jobs

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

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

  • Error Handling
  • Script Debugging

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

FAQs

PowerShell is a powerful scripting language and automation framework developed by Microsoft. It allows administrators to automate repetitive tasks, manage system configurations, and streamline administrative processes in Windows environments. Understanding PowerShell is crucial for modern IT administrators as it enhances productivity and efficiency in managing Windows systems.

While PowerShell v2 is an older version, it is still compatible with modern Windows operating systems. However, it’s important to note that newer versions of PowerShell offer enhanced features and security updates. Nevertheless, learning PowerShell v2 fundamentals provides a strong foundation for understanding its evolution and capabilities in newer versions.

PowerShell v2 introduced several important features including cmdlets (command-line utilities), support for remote management, script debugging capabilities, integration with existing Windows management tools like Active Directory, and the ability to create and use modules for code reuse.

While PowerShell v2 can certainly be used for managing Windows infrastructures, it may lack some of the advanced features and performance improvements found in newer versions. For large-scale environments, administrators may benefit from leveraging newer versions of PowerShell to take advantage of enhanced capabilities and optimizations.

There are several resources available for learning PowerShell v2, including online tutorials, documentation from Microsoft, and dedicated training courses. Participating in a structured course specifically tailored for administrators, like the one offered in Dubai, can provide hands-on experience and guidance from experienced instructors.

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