Advanced Automated Administration with Windows PowerShell


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.

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This course 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.


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Module 1: Creating Advanced Functions

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

Module 3: Writing Controller Scripts

Module 4: Handling Script Errors

Module 5: Using XML Data Files

Module 6: Managing Server Configurations by Using Desired State Configuration

Module 7: Analyzing and Debugging Scripts

Module 8: Understanding Windows PowerShell Workflow


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