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55202: PowerShell 5.0 and Desired State Configuration Training


What 55202: PowerShell 5.0 and Desired State Configuration training is all about?

The course is created to have you ready to use DSC (Desired State Configuration). DSC goes hand in hand with DevOps implementation and allows you to join development and operations. After taking this course, students will get one step closer to work in their preferred environment.

2 SATVs applicable


Schedule

Contact us to customize this class with your preferred dates, times and location. You can call us on 1-800-961-0337 or Chat with our representative.

What are the course objectives for 55202: PowerShell 5.0 and Desired State Configuration training?
  • Understanding DSC.
  • Understanding declarative and imperative language in PowerShell.
  • Understanding DSC requirements.
  • Understanding added features in PowerShell V4.
  • Understanding added features to PowerShell V5.
  • Understanding and executing Help System update.
  • Understanding management models.
  • Understanding and utilizing file creation workflow in MOF.
  • Understanding methodologies data configuration.
  • Understanding available functions and cmdlets for DSC via WMF 5.0.
  • Understanding DSC Pull Server’s basics.
  • Understanding parameters working for IntelliSense.
  • Understanding the DSC configuration script.
  • Understand the utilization of resources.
  • Understanding and utilizing the Configuration keyword.
  • Understanding node filtering.
  • Understanding and utilizing DSC File Resource.
  • Understanding and utilizing DSC Archive Resource.
  • Understanding and utilizing the DSC Environment Resource.
  • Understanding and utilizing DSC Group Resource.
  • Understanding and enabling Analytic Log.
  • Understanding and utilizing the DSC Log Resource.
  • Understanding and utilizing DSC Registry Resource.
  • Understanding and utilizing DSC Script Resource.
  • Understanding and utilizing DSC Service Resource.
  • Understanding and utilizing DSC User Resource.
  • Understanding and utilizing DSC Windows Feature Resource.
  • Understanding and utilizing parameters.
  • Understanding Pull and Push modes.
  • Understanding and utilizing the LCM.
  • Understanding the placement of resources and configurations for distribution.
  • Understanding configuration drift.
  • Understanding and utilizing the debugging feature.
  • Understanding utilization of PowerShell.
  • Understanding and utilizing the pipeline.
  • Understanding and utilizing loops.
  • Understanding and utilizing scripting.
  • Understanding and utilizing functions.
Who should attend 55202: PowerShell 5.0 and Desired State Configuration training?

The course is good for those people on the operations team who are considering upgrading their skill set. The developers working at the backend utilizing various tech will also benefit from this course and will be able to develop DSC Resources that later will be deployed in software.

What is the course outline for 55202: PowerShell 5.0 and Desired State Configuration training?
  • 1. Course Overview
  • a). Introduction
  • b). Course Materials
  • c). Facilities
  • d). Prerequisites
  • e). What We'll Be Discussing
  • f). Lab: Course Overview
  • 2. PowerShell 5.0 Desired State Configuration Introduction
  • a). Understanding Desired State Configuration
  • b). Understanding DSC Metaphor
  • c). PowerShell is Imperative, or Declarative, or Both?
  • d). Exploring DSC from 30,000 Feet!
  • e). Examining Why to Put Effort into DSC (Or Inspire Me Dude)?
  • f). Understanding DSC Requirements
  • g). Examining PowerShell Version 4: DSC Features Added
  • h). Exploring PowerShell Version 5: DSC Improvements
  • i). Lab: PowerShell 5.0 Desired State Configuration Introduction
  • 3. DSC Architecture
  • a). Taking a Preliminary Look
  • b). Updating the Help System
  • c). Exploring Management Models
  • d). Reviewing the MOF File Creation Workflow
  • e). Examining Methodologies of Configuration Data
  • f). Exploring Functions and Cmdlets Available for DSC with WMF 5.0
  • g). Understanding DSC Pull Server
  • h). Lab: DSC Architecture
  • 4. SC Configuration Files
  • a). Preparing the Environment
  • b). Defining a DSC Configuration Script
  • c). Configuration Keyword
  • d). Lab: DSC Configuration Files
  • 5. DSC Resources
  • a). Examining File Resource
  • b). Exploring Archive Resource
  • c). Examining Environment Resource
  • d). Exploring Group Resource
  • e). Examining Log Resource
  • f). Understanding Package Resource
  • g). Examining Registry Resource
  • h). Exploring Script Resource
  • i). Examining Service Resource
  • j). Exploring User Resource
  • k). Examining WindowsFeature Resource
  • l). Understanding PsDscRunAsCredential
  • m). Lab: DSC Resources
  • 6. DSC Pull and Push Servers
  • a). Discussing Parameters
  • b). Examining a Push Mode Example
  • c). Exploring the Pull Mode
  • d). Reviewing the Local Configuration Manager (LCM)
  • e). Placing Configurations and Resources for Distribution by the Pull Server
  • f). Discussing Configuration Drift
  • g). Debugging DSC in Version 5
  • h). Lab: DSC Pull and Push Servers
2 Days | $ 1150
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