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Advanced Automated Administration With Windows PowerShell Course Outline | M10962

Module 1: Creating advanced functions

This module explains how to parameterise a command into an advanced function.

Lessons:

  • 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 pipeline output
  • Documenting functions by using comment-based help
  • Supporting –WhatIf and -Confirm

Lab: Converting a command into an advanced function

  • Converting a command into an advanced function

Lab: Creating a script module

  • Creating a script module

Lab: Defining parameter attributes and input validation

  • Defining parameter attributes and input validation

Lab: Writing functions that accept pipeline input

  • Writing functions that accept pipeline input

Lab: Producing complex pipeline output

  • Producing complex pipeline output

Lab: Documenting functions by using comment-based help

  • Documenting functions by using comment-based help

Lab: Supporting –WhatIf and -Confirm

  • Supporting –WhatIf and -Confirm

Module 2: Using Microsoft .NET Framework and REST API in Windows PowerShell

This module explains how to use Microsoft .NET Framework and REST API to supplement functionality that Windows PowerShell commands provide.

Lessons:

  • Using Microsoft .NET Framework in Windows PowerShell
  • Using REST API in Windows PowerShell

Lab: Using Microsoft .NET Framework in Windows PowerShell

  • Using Microsoft .NET Framework in Windows PowerShell

Lab: Using REST API in Windows PowerShell

  • Using REST API in Windows PowerShell

Module 3: Writing controller scripts

This module explains how to combine advanced functions that perform a specific task and a controller script that provides a user interface or automates a business process.

Lessons:

  • Introducing controller scripts
  • Writing controller scripts that display a user interface
  • Writing controller scripts that produce reports

Lab: Writing controller scripts

  • Writing controller scripts that display a user interface
  • Writing controller scripts that implement a text-based menu

Lab: Writing controller scripts that produce HTML reports

  • Writing functions to be used in the controller script
  • Writing a controller script that produces HTML reports

Module 4: Handling script errors

This module explains how to perform basic error handling in scripts.

Lessons:

  • Understanding error handling
  • Handling errors and timeouts in a script

Lab: Handling errors in a script

  • Handling errors in a script

Module 5: Using XML, JSON, and custom-formatted data

This module explains how to read, manipulate, and write data in XML and JSON format.

Lessons:

  • 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 data

  • Testing the provided tools
  • Updating an XML inventory document

Module 6: Enhancing server management with Desired State Configuration and Just Enough Administration

This module explains how to write Desired State Configuration (DSC) configuration files, deploy those files to servers, and monitor servers’ configurations. This module also explains how to restrict administrative access with Just Enough Administration (JEA).

Lessons:

  • Understanding Desired State Configuration
  • Creating and deploying a DSC configuration
  • Implementing Just Enough Administration

Lab: Creating and deploying a DSC configuration

  • Creating and deploying a DSC configuration

Lab: Configuring and using JEA

  • Configuring and using JEA

Module 7: Analysing and debugging scripts

This module explains how to use native Windows PowerShell features to analyse and debug existing scripts.

Lessons:

  • Debugging in Windows PowerShell
  • Analysing and debugging an existing script

Lab: Analysing and debugging an existing script

  • Analysing and debugging an existing script

Module 8: Understanding Windows PowerShell Workflow

This module explains the features of the Windows PowerShell Workflow technology.

Lessons:

  • Understanding Windows PowerShell Workflow

Lab: Creating and running a Windows PowerShell Workflow

  • Creating and running a Windows PowerShell Workflow

 

The Knowledge Academy is a Microsoft Gold Partner, and therefore is fully accredited.

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Who should attend this Microsoft Windows Server Course?

This course is designed for IT professionals who wish to develop their understanding and experience with Windows Server and Windows Client. Delegates are expected to have at least a basic understanding of Windows PowerShell, so is particularly ideal for those who have already competed 10961C: Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell.

Prerequisites

Delegates should have a technical understanding and professional experience with the following topics:

  • Windows networking technologies and implementation
  • Windows Server administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Windows Client administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Windows PowerShell to run commands and to create basic non-modularised scripts

Delegates who wish to attend this training course can meet the prerequisites by obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills through practical experience as a Windows System Administrator. Course 10961: Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell is strongly recommended to obtain prerequisite skills in Windows PowerShell.

Advanced Automated Administration With Windows PowerShell Course Overview | M10962

This three-day training course is designed to teach delegates about automating administrative tasks through Windows PowerShell. The course will cover fundamental scripting techniques, including advanced functions, controller scripts, and script errors. Delegates will also develop an understanding of Windows PowerShell Workflow, the REST API and XML, and JSON. The new administrative features, such as Desired State Configuration and Just Enough Administration, will also be covered.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Create advanced functions
  • Use Microsoft .NET Framework and REST API in Windows PowerShell
  • Write controller scripts
  • Handle script errors
  • Use XML, JSON, and custom formatted data
  • Enhance server management with Desired State Configuration and Just Enough Administration
  • Analyse and debug scripts
  • Understand Windows PowerShell workflow

 

The Knowledge Academy is a Microsoft Gold Partner, and therefore is fully accredited.

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Advanced Automated Administration With Windows PowerShell Exam Information | M10962

  • Please Note: The Exam for this course has been retired by Microsoft.

What's Included in this Microsoft Windows Server Training?

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

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Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
Delegates should have a technical understanding and professional experience with the following topics: Windows networking technologies and implementation Windows Server administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting Windows Client administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting Windows PowerShell to run commands and to create basic non-modularised scripts Delegates who wish to attend this training course can meet the prerequisites by obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills through practical experience as a Windows System Administrator. Course 10961: Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell is strongly recommended to obtain prerequisite skills in Windows PowerShell.
This course is designed for IT professionals who wish to develop their understanding and experience with Windows Server and Windows Client. Delegates are expected to have at least a basic understanding of Windows PowerShell, so is particularly ideal for those who have already competed 10961C: Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 3 day(s)
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for Retired: Advanced Automated Administration With Windows PowerShell M10962 certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Retired: Advanced Automated Administration With Windows PowerShell M10962.

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