10962 Advanced Automated Administration with Windows PowerShell
8/31/2020 - 9/2/2020COURSE LENGTH:
9:00am - 4:30pm
This is a three-day course that will teach students how to automate administrative tasks using Windows PowerShell 5.1. Students will learn core scripting skills such as creating advanced functions, writing controller scripts, and handling script errors. Students will learn how to works with Windows PowerShell Workflow, the REST API and XML and JSON formatted data files, Students will also learn how to use new administration tools such Desired State Configuration (DSC) and Just Enough Administration (JEA) to configure and secure servers..
AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES
This course is intended for IT professionals who are experienced in general Windows Server and Windows Client administration. Students should have a foundational knowledge of Windows PowerShell, which they can obtain by taking course 10961C: Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell.
In addition, this course provides scripting guidance for developers who support development environments and deployment processes.
In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
- Experience with Windows networking technologies and implementation.
- Experience with Windows Server administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
- Experience with Windows Client administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
- Experience with using Windows PowerShell to run commands and to create basic non-modularized scripts.
*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware or lunch, required in your registration. Please refer to your Enrollment Sales Order or Invoice for the additional cost. If you have any questions, please contact us (email@example.com or 207-775-0244). Course subject to minimum enrollment. Course can be run as a virtual class.
Module 1: Creating Advanced Functions Converting a Command into an Advanced Function Creating a Script Module Defining Parameter Attributes and Input Validation Writing Functions that Accept Pipeline Input Producing Complex Function Output Documenting Functions by using Content-Based Help Supporting -Whatif and -Confirm Lab : Converting a Command into an Advanced Function< Lab : Creating a Script Module Lab : Defining Parameter Attributes and Input Validation Lab : Writing Functions that Accept Pipeline Input Lab : Producing Complex Pipeline Output Lab : Documenting Functions by using Content-Based Help Lab : Supporting -Whatif and -ConfirmModule 2: Using Cmdlets and Microsoft .NET Framework in Windows PowerShell Using Microsoft .NET Framework in Windows PowerShell Using REST API in Windows PowerShell Lab : Using .NET Framework in Windows PowerShellModule 3: Writing Controller Scripts Introducing Controller Scripts Writing controller scripts that display a user interface Writing controller scripts that produce reports Lab : Writing controller scripts Lab : Writing controller scripts that produce HTML reportsModule 4: Handling Script Errors Understanding Error Handling Handling Errors in a Script Lab : Handling Errors in a ScriptModule 5: Using XML, JSON, and Custom-Formatted Data Reading, manipulating, and writing XML-formatted data Reading, manipulating, and writing JSON-formatted data Reading and manipulating custom-formatted data Lab : Reading, manipulating, and writing XML-formatted dataModule 6: Enhancing server management with Desired State Configuration and Just Enough Administration Understanding Desired State Configuration Creating and deploying a DSC configuration Implementing Just Enough Administration Lab : Creating and deploying a DSC configuration Lab : Configuring and using JEAModule 7: Analyzing and Debugging Scripts Debugging in Windows PowerShell Analyzing and Debugging and Existing Script Lab : Analyzing and Debugging and Existing ScriptModule 8: Understanding Windows PowerShell Workflow Understanding Windows PowerShell Workflow Lab : Creating and running a Windows PowerShell Workflow