AZ-040T00: Automating Administration with PowerShell

5 Days | Price: $2,975

This course provides students with the fundamental knowledge and skills to use PowerShell for administering and automating administration of Windows servers. This course may earn a Credly Badge.
 

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe the functionality of Windows PowerShell and use it to run and find basic commands.
  • Identify and run cmdlets for local system administration.
  • Work with the Windows PowerShell pipeline.
  • Use PSProviders and PSDrives to work with other forms of storage.
  • Query system information by using WMI and CIM.
  • Work with variables, arrays, and hash tables.
  • Create basic scripts in Windows PowerShell.
  • Administer remote computers with Windows PowerShell.
  • Manage Azure resources with PowerShell.
  • Manage Microsoft 365 services with PowerShell.
  • Use background jobs and scheduled jobs.

Course Details

Course Outline

1 - Getting started with Windows PowerShell
  • Windows PowerShell overview
  • Understand Windows PowerShell command syntax
  • Find commands and get help in Windows PowerShell
2 - Windows PowerShell for local systems administration
  • Active Directory Domain Services administration cmdlets
  • Network configuration cmdlets
  • Server administration cmdlets
  • Windows PowerShell in Windows 10
3 - Working with the Windows PowerShell pipeline
  • Understand the pipeline
  • Select, sort, and measure objects
  • Filter objects out of the pipeline
  • Enumerate objects in the pipeline
  • Send and pass pipeline data as output
4 - Using PSProviders and PSDrives
  • Using PSProviders
  • Using PSDrives
5 - Querying management information by using CIM and WMI
  • Understand CIM and WMI
  • Query data by using CIM and WMI
  • Make changes by using CIM and WMI
6 - Working with variables, arrays, and hash tables
  • Use variables
  • Manipulate variables
  • Manipulate arrays and hash tables
7 - Windows PowerShell scripting
  • Introduction to scripting with Windows PowerShell
  • Script constructs
  • Import data from files
  • Accept user input
  • Troubleshooting and error handling
  • Functions and modules
8 - Administering remote computers with Windows PowerShell
  • Use basic Windows PowerShell remoting
  • Use advanced Windows PowerShell remoting techniques
  • Use PSSessions
9 - Managing Azure resources with PowerShell
  • Azure PowerShell
  • Introduce Azure Cloud Shell
  • Manage Azure VMs with PowerShell
  • Manage storage and subscriptions
10 - Managing Microsoft 365 services with PowerShell
  • Manage Microsoft 365 user accounts, licenses, and groups with PowerShell
  • Manage Exchange Online with PowerShell
  • Manage SharePoint Online with PowerShell
  • Manage Microsoft Teams with PowerShell
11 - Using background jobs and scheduled jobs
  • Use background jobs
  • Use scheduled jobs

Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

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