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PowerShell 5.0 and Desired State Configuration M55202​ Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to PowerShell 5.0 Desired State Configuration (DSC)

  • Understand Desired State Configuration (DSC)
  • DSC Metaphor
  • PowerShell is Imperative, or Declarative, or Both?
  • Exploring DSC from 30,000 Feet
  • Examining Why to Put Effort into DSC (Or Inspire Me, Dude)?
  • Understand the Requirement of DSC
  • Examining PowerShell Version 4 DSC Features Added
  • Exploring PowerShell Version 5 DSC Improvements

Lab: Introduction to PowerShell 5.0 Desired State Configuration (DSC)

Module 2: DSC Architecture

  • Updating the Help System
  • Define Management Models
  • MOF File Creation Workflow
  • Examining Methodologies of Configuration Data
  • How to Explore the Functions and Cmdlets Available for DSC with WMF 5.0?
  • Describe the DSC Pull Server

Lab: DSC Architecture

Module 3: Introduction to DSC Configuration Files

  • Preparing the Environment
  • Defining a DSC Configuration Script
  • Configuration Keyword

Lab: DSC Configuration Files

Module 4: DSC Resources

  • Examining File Resource
  • Exploring Archive Resource
  • Examining Environment Resource
  • Exploring Group Resource
  • Examining Log Resource
  • Understanding Package Resource
  • Examining Registry Resource
  • Exploring Script Resource
  • Examining Service Resource
  • Exploring User Resource
  • Examining Windows Feature Resource
  • Understanding PsDscRunAsCredential

Lab: DSC Resources

Module 5: DSC Pull and Push Servers

  • Discussing Parameters
  • Examining a Push Mode Example
  • Exploring the Pull Mode
  • Reviewing the Local Configuration Manager (LCM)
  • Placing Configurations and Resources for Distribution by the Pull Server
  • Discussing Configuration Drift
  • Debugging DSC in Version 5

Lab: DSC Pull and Push Servers

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Prerequisites

Before attending this PowerShell 5.0 and Desired State Configuration M55202 training, delegates should have a basic understanding of PowerShell.

Audience

The Knowledge Academy's is PowerShell 5.0 and Desired State Configuration M55202 training is ideal for anyone interested. However, much more benfit for developers is there who want to enhance their knowledge and skills in the Desired State Configuration (DSC).

PowerShell 5.0 and Desired State Configuration M55202​ Course Overview

PowerShell is developed by Microsoft to simplifying and automating the process of Windows management. PowerShell DSC (Desired State Configuration) is an infrastructure automation tool used for Infrastructure as a Code (IaaC). Desired State Configuration (DSC) is a management platform in a PowerShell which is used for developing, configuring, and handling of the system successfully. PowerShell (automation platform and scripting language) allows beginner and expert team to work more efficiently. Holding in-depth understanding and skills for working with PowerShell and Desired State Configuration (DSC), individuals can enhance their career opportunities or get their desired job post.

In this 2-day PowerShell 5.0 and Desired State Configuration M55202 training, delegates will learn various concepts such as DSC metaphor, DSC configuration files, introduction to DSC resources, DSC pull and push servers, DSC requirements, and many more. This interactive training will help you to get the desired expertise and skills of how to explore group resource, how to utilise PowerShell, and how to explore DSC archive resource effectively.

Course Objectives:

  • To acquire knowledge of the Desired State Configuration (DSC)
  • To understand the basics of Appendix PowerShell 5.0
  • To learn about metaphor, pull server, and file resource of DCS
  • To explore the functions and cmdlets available for DSC with WMF 5

At the end of this training, delegates will be able to handle both imperative and declarative languages of PowerShell effectively. Delegates will also become familiar with the configuration of the desired state. The Knowledge Academy's highly experienced and technically expert trainers will deliver this PowerShell 5.0 and Desired State Configuration M55202 training and help you to get the required skills and knowledge out of it to enhance your career advancement.

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  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor

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PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) is an infrastructure automation tool used for Infrastructure as a Code (IaaC).
Before attending this PowerShell 5.0 and Desired State Configuration M55202 training, delegates should have a basic understanding of PowerShell.
The Knowledge Academy's is PowerShell 5.0 and Desired State Configuration M55202 training is ideal for anyone interested. However, much more benfit for developers is there who want to enhance their knowledge and skills in the Desired State Configuration (DSC).
In this training, you will learn various topics such as introduction to DSC resources, DSC metaphor, DSC configuration files, DSC pull and push servers, DSC requirements, and many more.
Windows PowerShell workflows, CIM cmdlets, cmdlets over objects (CDXML), Windows PowerShell web access, automatic module loading, updatable help, robust and disconnected sessions, scheduled jobs are the features of Windows PowerShell.
DSC (Desired State Configuration) is a management platform in PowerShell which is used to develop, configure, and manage of systems.
The price for PowerShell 5.0 and Desired State Configuration M55202 certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for PowerShell 5.0 and Desired State Configuration M55202.

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