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10961: Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell Training

What 10961: Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell training is all about?

10961: Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell is developed to help professionals gain the skills and knowledge required to use Windows PowerShell for automating the administration of Windows Servers. In this technical course, students will learn the skills to build and identify the command they need to execute a specific task. It also teaches them to create scripts to complete advanced tasks such as generating reports and automating repetitive tasks. Our enterprise training program is best for companies and organizations. It provides essential skills that support a wide range of MS products, which include Windows Client, Windows Server, System Center, MS SharePoint Server, and many more. This training program is suitable for IT professionals who have experience in Windows Clients administration and are interested in learning more about Windows PowerShell for administration.

5 SATVs applicable

  • Delivery Format:
Date: Oct 19, 2020 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Location: Online
$2875 USD
  • Delivery Format:
Date: Dec 14, 2020 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Location: Online
$2875 USD
What are the course objectives for 10961: Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell training?
  • Describing Windows PowerShell functionality, and running and finding basic commands.
  • Identifying and running cmdlets for the administration of the server.
  • Working with PowerShell pipeline.
  • Describing techniques used by PowerShell pipeline.
  • Using PS Drives and PS Providers to work with other storage forms.
  • Using WMI and CIM to query system information.
  • Working with variables, hash tables and arrays.
  • Writing basic scripts using PowerShell.
  • Writing advanced scripts using PowerShell.
  • Administering remote computers.
  • Using background and scheduled jobs.
  • Using advanced PowerShell techniques.
Who should attend 10961: Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell training?

The course is for IT professionals experienced in basic Windows Server and Client administration but wants to upgrade their skills to PowerShell for administering to be relevant in modern times. Those who take this course are presumed to have no prior experience using any version of PowerShell. People already familiar with server administration like SharePoint, Exchange Server, SQL, System Center and more can apply for the course too.

What are the prerequisites for 10961: Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell training?

The students must have hands-on experience with Windows Server and Windows Client administration information. The students must have experience with Windows networking technologies and implementation.

What is the course outline for 10961: Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell training?
  • 1. Getting started with Windows PowerShell
  • a). Overview and background of Windows PowerShell
  • b). Understanding command syntax
  • c). Finding commands
  • d). Lab : Configuring Windows PowerShell
  • e). Lab : Finding and running basic commands
  • 2. Cmdlets for administration
  • a). Active Directory administration cmdlets
  • b). Network configuration cmdlets
  • c). Other server administration cmdlets
  • d). Lab : Windows Administration
  • 3. Working with the Windows PowerShell pipeline
  • a). Understanding the pipeline
  • b). Selecting, sorting, and measuring objects
  • c). Filtering objects out of the pipeline
  • d). Enumerating objects in the pipeline
  • e). Sending pipeline data as output
  • f). Lab : Using the pipeline
  • g). Lab : Filtering objects
  • h). Lab : Enumerating objects
  • i). Lab : Sending output to a file
  • 4. Understanding how the pipeline works
  • a). Passing the pipeline data
  • b). Advanced considerations for pipeline data
  • c). Lab : Working with pipeline parameter binding
  • 5. Using PSProviders and PSDrives
  • a). Using PSProviders
  • b). Using PSDrives
  • c). Lab : Using PSProviders and PSDrives
  • 6. Querying system information by using WMI and CIM
  • a). Understanding WMI and CIM
  • b). Querying data by using WMI and CIM
  • c). Making changes with WMI/CIM
  • d). Lab : Working with WMI and CIM
  • 7. Working with variables, arrays, and hash tables
  • a). Using variables.
  • b). Manipulating variables.
  • c). Manipulating arrays and hash tables.
  • d). Lab : Working with variables
  • 8. Basic scripting
  • a). Introduction to scripting
  • b). Scripting constructs
  • c). Importing data from files
  • d). Lab : Basic scripting
  • 9. Advanced scripting
  • a). Accepting user input
  • b). Overview of script documentation
  • c). Troubleshooting and error handling
  • d). Functions and modules
  • e). Lab : Accepting data from users
  • f). Lab : Implementing functions and modules
  • 10. Administering Remote Computers
  • a). Using basic Windows PowerShell remoting
  • b). Using advanced Windows PowerShell remoting techniques
  • c). Using PSSessions
  • d). Lab : Using basic remoting
  • e). Lab : Using PSSessions
  • 11. Using background jobs and scheduled jobs
  • a). Using background jobs
  • b). Using scheduled jobs
  • c). Lab : Using background jobs and scheduled jobs
  • 12. Using advanced Windows PowerShell techniques
  • a). Creating profile scripts
  • b). Using advanced techniques
  • c). Lab : Practicing advanced techniques
  • d). Lab : Practicing script development (optional)

The exam 98-381 certification course training provides the students the fundamental knowledge and skills to use 'Windows PowerShell 4.0' for administering and automating administration of Windows based servers.

During this industry best 'Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell' training, you learn to predict pipeline behavior.

Under this module, you practically learn to use basic Windows PowerShell remoting and to manage multiple computers.

You will get Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) credit toward 10961: Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell certification.

Microsoft doesn't declare any format for the exams. Your preparation training will help you prepare for the exam.