Automating Administration with PowerShell AZ040 Overview

Automating Administration with PowerShell AZ-040 Course Outline

Module 1: Review Windows PowerShell

  • Introduction
  • Windows PowerShell
  • Windows PowerShell Applications
  • Factors to Install and Use Windows PowerShell
  • Configure the Windows PowerShell Console
  • Windows PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment
  • Use Visual Studio Code with PowerShell

Module 2: Command Syntax in Windows PowerShell

  • Structure of PowerShell cmdlets
  • Parameters for Using PowerShell cmdlets
  • Tab Completion Feature in PowerShell
  • Display the About Files Content in PowerShell

Module 3: Commands and Get-Help in Windows PowerShell

  • Modules in PowerShell
  • cmdlets in PowerShell
  • Use Command Aliases in PowerShell
  • Use Show-Command and Get-Help in PowerShell
  • Help File Contents and Update the Local Help Content in PowerShell

Module 4: Active Directory Domain Services using PowerShell cmdlets

  • User Accounts in PowerShell
  • Groups and Group Memberships in PowerShell
  • Computer Accounts in PowerShell
  • Organisational Units and Active Directory Objects in PowerShell

Module 5: Network Service Settings for Windows Devices Using PowerShell cmdlets

  • IP Addresses in PowerShell
  • IP Routing in PowerShell
  • DNS Clients in PowerShell
  • Windows Firewall Settings in PowerShell

Module 6: Windows Server Settings Using PowerShell Cmdlets

  • Automate Management Tasks Using the Group Policy Management cmdlets
  • Server Roles and Services Using PowerShell cmdlets
  • Hyper-V Virtual Machines Using PowerShell cmdlets
  • Internet Information Services Using PowerShell cmdlets

Module 7: Settings for a Local Windows Machine Using PowerShell cmdlets

  • Manage Windows 10 Using PowerShell
  • Manage Permissions with PowerShell

Module 8: Windows PowerShell Pipeline

  • Review Windows PowerShell Pipeline and its Output
  • Discover Object Members in PowerShell
  • Control the Formatting of Pipeline Output

Module 9: Select, Sort, and Measure Objects Using the Pipeline

  • Sort and Group Objects by Property in the Pipeline
  • Measure Objects in the Pipeline
  • Select a Set of Objects in the Pipeline
  • Select Object Properties in the Pipeline
  • Create and Format Calculated Properties in the Pipeline

Module 10: Filter Objects Out of the Pipeline

  • Comparison Operators
  • Review Basic Filter Syntax in the Pipeline
  • Review Advanced Filter Syntax in the Pipeline
  • Optimise the Filter Performance in the Pipeline

Module 11: Enumerate Objects in the Pipeline

  • Enumerations in the Pipeline
  • Review Basic Syntax to Enumerate Objects
  • Review Advanced Syntax to Enumerate Objects

Module 12: Send and Pass Data as Output from the Pipeline

  • Write Pipeline Data to a File
  • Convert Pipeline Objects to Other Forms of Data
  • Control Additional Output Options

Module 13: Pass Pipeline Objects

  • Pipeline Parameter Binding
  • Identify ByValue Parameters
  • Pass Data by Using ByValue
  • Pass Data by Using ByPropertyName
  • Identify ByPropertyName Parameters
  • Use Manual Parameters to Override the Pipeline
  • Use Parenthetical Commands
  • Expand Property Values

Module 14: Connect with Data Stores Using PowerShell Providers

  • Define Windows PowerShell providers
  • Review the Built-in Providers in PowerShell
  • Access Provider Help in PowerShell

Module 15: Use PowerShell Drives in PowerShell

  • PowerShell Drives in PowerShell
  • Use PowerShell Drive cmdlets in PowerShell
  • File System in PowerShell
  • Registry in PowerShell
  • Work with Certificates
  • Work with Other PowerShell Drives

Module 16: Review CIM and WMI

  • Review Architecture of CIM and WMI
  • Review Repositories in CIM and WMI
  • Locate Online Class Documentation by Using CIM and WMI cmdlets

Module 17: Query Configuration Information by Using CIM and WMI

  • List Local Repository Namespaces and Classes by Using CIM and WMI
  • Query Instances by Using Commands and WMI Query Language
  • Connect to Remote Computers by Using CIM and WMI cmdlets
  • Query Repository Classes from Remote Computers by Using CIMSession Objects

Module 18: Query and Manipulate Repository Objects by Using CIM and WMI Methods

  • Discover Methods of Repository Objects by Using CIM and WMI
  • Locate Class Methods and Documentation by Using CIM and WMI
  • Invoke Methods of Repository Objects by Using CIM and WMI

Module 19: Manage Variables in Windows PowerShell Scripts

  • Variables in Windows PowerShell Scripts
  • Create Variable Names in Windows PowerShell Scripts
  • Assign Values and Types to Variables
  • Methods and Properties of Variables in Windows PowerShell Scripts
  • String Variables and Methods in Windows PowerShell Scripts
  • Date Variables and Methods in Windows PowerShell Scripts

Module 20: Work with Arrays and Hash Tables in Windows PowerShell Scripts

  • Array in Windows PowerShell Scripts
  • Work with Array Lists
  • Define Hash Tables
  • Work with Hash Tables

Module 21: Create and Run Scripts by Using Windows PowerShell

  • Review Windows PowerShell Scripts
  • Modify Scripts in the PowerShell Gallery
  • Create Scripts using Windows PowerShell
  • Review the PowerShellGet Module in Windows PowerShell
  • Run Scripts and Set the Execution Policy in Windows PowerShell
  • Review Windows PowerShell and AppLocker
  • Sign the Scripts Digitally in Windows PowerShell

Module 22: Work with Scripting Constructs in Windows PowerShell

  • ForEach loop in Windows PowerShell Scripts
  • If construct in Windows PowerShell Scripts
  • Switch Construct in Windows PowerShell Scripts
  • For Construct in Windows PowerShell Scripts
  • Other Loop Constructs in Windows PowerShell Scripts
  • Break and Continue in Windows PowerShell Scripts

Module 23: Import Data in Different Formats for Use in Scripts by Using Windows PowerShell cmdlets

  • Get-Content Command
  • Import-Csv cmdlet
  • Import-Clixml cmdlet
  • ConvertFrom-Json cmdlet

Module 24: Use Methods to Accept User Inputs in Windows PowerShell Scripts

  • Identify Values that Might Change
  • Use the Read-Host cmdlet
  • Use the Get-Credential cmdlet
  • Use the Out-GridView cmdlet
  • Pass Parameters to a Windows PowerShell Script

Module 25: Troubleshoot Scripts and Handle Errors in Windows PowerShell

  • Interpret Error Messages Generated for Windows PowerShell Commands
  • Add Output to Windows PowerShell Scripts
  • Use Breakpoints in Windows PowerShell Scripts
  • Interpret Error Actions for Windows PowerShell Commands

Module 26: Use Functions and Modules in Windows PowerShell Scripts

  • Review Functions in Windows PowerShell Scripts
  • Use Variable Scope in Windows PowerShell Scripts
  • Create Modules in Windows PowerShell Scripts
  • Use the Dot Sourcing Feature in Windows PowerShell

Module 27: Manage Single and Multiple Computers by Using Windows PowerShell Remoting

  • Review the Remoting Feature of Windows PowerShell
  • Compare Remoting with Remote Connectivity
  • Review the Remoting Security Feature of Windows PowerShell
  • Enable Remoting by Using Windows PowerShell
  • Use One-to-One Remoting by Using Windows PowerShell
  • Use One-to-Many Remoting by Using Windows PowerShell
  • Compare Remoting Output with Local Output

Module 28: Use Advanced Windows PowerShell Remoting Techniques

  • Review Common Remoting Techniques of Windows PowerShell
  • Send Parameters to Remote Computers in Windows PowerShell
  • Set Access Protection to Variables, Aliases, and Functions by Using the Scope Modifier
  • Enable Multi-Hop Remoting in Windows PowerShell

Module 29: Persistent Connections to Remote Computers by Using Windows PowerShell Sessions

  • Review Persistent Connections in Windows PowerShell
  • Create and Manage Persistent PSSessions by using Windows PowerShell
  • Disconnect PSSessions by Using Windows PowerShell
  • Review the Feature of Implicit Remoting in Windows PowerShell

Module 30: Review Azure PowerShell Module

  • Azure PowerShell
  • Benefits of the Azure PowerShell Module
  • Install the Azure PowerShell Module
  • Migrate Azure PowerShell from AzureRM to Azure
  • Review Microsoft Azure Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell and Azure Active Directory PowerShell

Module 31: Review the Features and Tools for Azure Cloud Shell

  • Characteristics of Azure Cloud Shell
  • Features and Tools of Azure Cloud Shell
  • Configure and Experiment with Azure Cloud Shell

Module 32: Manage Azure Resources with Windows PowerShell

  • New Azure Virtual Machine by Using Windows PowerShell Commands
  • Azure Virtual Machines by Using Windows PowerShell Commands
  • Azure Related Storage by Using Azure PowerShell
  • Azure Subscriptions by Using Azure PowerShell

Module 33: Manage Users, Groups, and Licenses in Azure AD by Using Windows PowerShell

  • Benefits to Manage Microsoft 365 Services by Using Windows PowerShell
  • Connect to the Microsoft 365 Tenant by Using Windows PowerShell
  • Users in Microsoft 365 by Using Windows PowerShell
  • Groups in Microsoft 365 by Using Windows PowerShell
  • Roles in Microsoft 365 by Using Windows PowerShell
  • Licenses in Microsoft 365 by Using Windows PowerShell

Module 34: Manage Exchange Online by Using Windows PowerShell

  • Connect to Exchange Online by Using Windows PowerShell
  • Mailboxes in Exchange Online by Using Windows PowerShell
  • Resources in Exchange Online by Using Windows PowerShell
  • Admin Roles in Exchange Online by Using Windows PowerShell

Module 35: Manage SharePoint Online by Using Windows PowerShell

  • Install and Connect to SharePoint Online Management Shell by Using Windows PowerShell
  • SharePoint Online Users and Groups by Using Windows PowerShell
  • SharePoint Sites by Using Windows PowerShell
  • SharePoint Online External User Sharing by Using Windows PowerShell

Module 36: Manage Microsoft Teams by Using Windows PowerShell

  • Review Microsoft Teams PowerShell Module
  • Install the Microsoft Teams PowerShell Module
  • Manage Teams with Microsoft Teams PowerShell Module

Module 37: Create and Manage Background Jobs Using Windows PowerShell

  • Types of Background Jobs in Windows PowerShell
  • Start Remote Jobs and CIM/WMI Jobs in Windows PowerShell
  • Monitor Jobs in Windows PowerShell
  • Retrieve Results for Running Jobs in Windows PowerShell

Module 38: Create and Manage Scheduled Jobs Using Windows PowerShell

  • Create and Run Windows PowerShell Scripts as Scheduled Tasks
  • Define Scheduled Jobs in Windows PowerShell
  • Create Job Option and Job Trigger objects in Windows PowerShell
  • Create and Register a Scheduled Job in Windows PowerShell
  • Retrieve the Results from a Scheduled Job in Windows PowerShell

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