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Automating Windows Server 2008 Administration with Windows PowerShell

5 sessions available starting from $2,040.00

Subject: Microsoft Windows Server

Ages: All ages

Skill level: All difficulty levels

Course Code: 6434
Course Duration: 3 days

This three-day instructor-led (Level 300) course provides students with the knowledge and skills to utilize Windows PowerShell for administering and automating administration of Windows Server 2008. The course focuses on cmdlets, script structure and flow control, language syntax, and implementation details of scripting administrative tasks using COM, WMI, and .NET foundations.

Skills Gained

After completing this course, students will be able to:

• Install and launch Windows PowerShell
• Work with basic objects in Windows PowerShell, cmdlets, data types, variables, and fundamental object-based information models
• Implement sequences of operations by putting them together into a pipeline
• Control the formatting of the resultant set...

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Course Code: 6434
Course Duration: 3 days

This three-day instructor-led (Level 300) course provides students with the knowledge and skills to utilize Windows PowerShell for administering and automating administration of Windows Server 2008. The course focuses on cmdlets, script structure and flow control, language syntax, and implementation details of scripting administrative tasks using COM, WMI, and .NET foundations.

Skills Gained

After completing this course, students will be able to:

• Install and launch Windows PowerShell
• Work with basic objects in Windows PowerShell, cmdlets, data types, variables, and fundamental object-based information models
• Implement sequences of operations by putting them together into a pipeline
• Control the formatting of the resultant set of objects that are emitted at the end of a pipeline
• Implement sequences of operations by putting them together into a script
• Implement flow control within scripts and define functions and filters to help modularize complex scripts
• Manipulate files and registry values
• Manage disk storage volumes, shadow copies, shared folders, Terminal Services and IIS properties using WMI in Windows PowerShell
• Administer and maintain Active Directory directory services and IIS 7.0 Web sites using Windows PowerShell
• Maintain Group Policy using Windows PowerShell

Course Modules

Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft Windows PowerShell
This module explains how to check your system for prerequisites for Windows PowerShell, use Server Manager to install Windows PowerShell architecture, confirm installation, and use Windows PowerShell commands to customize the Windows PowerShell environment.

Module 2: Overview of Microsoft Windows PowerShell
This module explains basic concepts in Windows PowerShell, including objects, variables, cmdlets, and pipelines. It describes how to invoke available cmdlets and aliases, assign aliases. The module also includes demonstrations of tab expansion and basic operators.

Module 3: Building Pipelines for Assembly-Line Style Processing
This module explains how to use a pipeline to connect the output of one cmdlet to the input of another, reorder objects, and filter objects based on specific properties. Arrays and their uses are also discussed.

Module 4: Managing Processes and Formatting Cmdlet Output
This module explains how to choose a format in which to present data that is appropriate to the data set, format specific process properties, such as memory usage or CPU time, and use custom formatting. It also describes how you can view, start, and stop processes and services.

Module 5: Introduction to Scripting with Microsoft Windows PowerShell
This module explains how to write and modify scripts to perform a sequence of cmdlets. Security and working with credentials are also discussed.

Module 6: Implementing Flow Control and Functions
This module explains how to move scripts into functions and add functions to profiles. Flow of execution based on a common input, iterating in general and iterating through an array or collection are also discussed.

Module 7: Working with Files, the Registry, and Certificate Stores
This module explains how to write scripts that perform specific tasks, such as searching files for particular text and modifying all matching files, or searching the event logs for events that match specific criteria. It also describes how to access data stores, the file store, the registry, certificate stores, and other stores, use wildcards and regular expressions, and import and export aliases and objects.

Module 8: Managing the Windows Operating System Using Microsoft Windows PowerShell and WMI
This module explains how to use WMI to access system features, enumerate, defragment, and mount disk volumes in Windows PowerShell. Listing and configuring volume shadow copies, listing and creating shared folders with WMI, and configuring Terminal Services and IIS properties are also discussed.

Module 9: Administering Active Directory with Microsoft Windows PowerShell
This module explains how to write scripts to perform Active Directory administration tasks such as changing the domain functional level, moving FSMO roles, and creating and modifying objects such as groups and user accounts. Managing relationships between user accounts and groups is also demonstrated.

Module 10: Administering Group Policy in Microsoft Windows PowerShell Using COM
This module explains how to write scripts to perform Active Directory administration tasks such as changing the domain functional level, moving FSMO roles, and creating and modifying objects such as groups and user accounts. Managing relationships between user accounts and groups is also demonstrated.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for Windows administrators interested in automating Windows Server 2008 administration tasks, as well as those people looking for a full-featured interactive command-line environment for Windows operating systems. Windows end users or developers who need to understand what is involved in Windows administration or command-line environments may also find this course helpful.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students should have completed:

• Course 6430: Planning and Administering Windows Server 2008 Servers or have equivalent knowledge of administrative tasks.

In addition, it is recommended, but not required, that students have completed:

• Course 2433: Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition and Microsoft Windows Script Host Essentials or have equivalent knowledge of scripting and automation in Windows.

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    Parramatta, NSW 2150

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    Parramatta, NSW 2150

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  • 5/159-175 Church St
    Parramatta, NSW 2150

Price: $2,040.00

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  • Class / Group Sessions

When

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Where

  • 5/159-175 Church St
    Parramatta, NSW 2150

Price: $2,040.00

Type

  • Class / Group Sessions

When

Please contact us for upcoming dates and/or more information about this class.

Where

  • 5/159-175 Church St
    Parramatta, NSW 2150

Price: $2,040.00

Type

  • Class / Group Sessions



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