Windows Powershell

Gain hands-on expertise in Windows PowerShell with Windows PowerShell in 24 Hours course and performance-based labs. Performance-based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software and command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. This course and lab provide the understanding of PowerShell module, its usage for different functions and give experience in installing and configuring PowerShell, finding and discovering Windows PowerShell commands, managing Windows PowerShell providers, and more.

Here's what you will get

Test prep
Pre-assessment Questions
Full Length Tests
Post-Assessment Questions
Performance lab
Learn the real world skills using Live Labs.

Videos and How To..

uCertify course includes videos to help understand concepts. It also includes How Tos that help learners with how to accomplish certain tasks.

Video Lessons

Here's what you will learn

  • Who Should Take This Course
  • How This Course Is Organized
  • Conventions Used in This Course
  • System Requirements
  • Design Elements Used in This Course
  • Why You Should Learn Windows PowerShell
  • Brief History of Windows PowerShell
  • Understanding the Windows PowerShell Components
  • Investigating the Power and Simplicity of Windows PowerShell
  • Try it Yourself
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • Determining Your Windows PowerShell Environment
  • Installing the Latest Version of Windows PowerShell
  • Customizing the Windows PowerShell Console
  • Try it Yourself
  • Customizing the Windows PowerShell ISE
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • Anatomy of a Windows PowerShell Cmdlet
  • Updating the Windows PowerShell Help Library
  • Understanding Windows PowerShell Help Syntax
  • Try it Yourself
  • Accessing Additional Command Help
  • Try it Yourself
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • How Windows PowerShell Commands Are Packaged
  • Installing RSAT Tools on Windows 8.1
  • Try it Yourself
  • Locating Windows PowerShell Commands
  • Try it Yourself
  • Running External Commands
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • The Problem with UNIX/Linux
  • What Is an Object?
  • Discovering Object Members
  • Putting Objects into Action
  • Try it Yourself
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • Understanding How the Pipeline Works from a High Level
  • Understanding in Depth How the Pipeline Works
  • Try it Yourself
  • Passing Data Through the Pipeline
  • Try it Yourself
  • "Forcing" Objects Through the Pipeline
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • Sorting Output
  • Filtering Output
  • Try it Yourself
  • Measuring Objects
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • What Are Providers?
  • Introduction to Default PSDrives
  • Using the FileSystem Provider
  • Try it Yourself
  • Using the Alias Provider
  • Using the Registry Provider
  • Using Extended Providers
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • How the PowerShell Formatting Subsystem Works
  • Formatting PowerShell Output
  • Exporting PowerShell Output
  • Converting PowerShell Output
  • Try it Yourself
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • Understanding Classic Windows PowerShell Remote Access
  • Introducing "True" PowerShell Remoting
  • Enabling Windows PowerShell Remoting
  • Creating a Windows PowerShell Remote Session
  • Sending Scripts over the Network
  • Try it Yourself
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • One-to-Many Remote Access in the Classic Scenario
  • One-to-Many Remoting with Persistent Sessions
  • Managing Session Configurations
  • One-to-Many Remoting with the Windows PowerShell ISE
  • Try it Yourself
  • Passing Input to Remote Commands
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • Introducing Windows PowerShell Web Access
  • Setting Up the Windows PSWA Gateway
  • Testing the Windows PSWA User Experience
  • Managing the Gateway
  • Try it Yourself
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • Investigating the PowerShell Job Architecture
  • Controlling Job Behavior
  • Understanding Parent and Child Jobs
  • Introducing the –AsJob Parameter
  • Scheduling Jobs
  • Reviewing What We've Learned
  • Try it Yourself
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • Understanding How Windows PowerShell Workflow Works
  • Try it Yourself
  • Writing Your First Windows PowerShell Workflow
  • Running a Workflow as a Job
  • Understanding Workflow Activities
  • Tying Everything Together
  • Try it Yourself
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • Defining WMI and CIM
  • Getting Comfortable with WMI
  • Try it Yourself
  • Using Windows PowerShell WMI Commands
  • Using Windows PowerShell CIM Commands
  • Try it Yourself
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • Revisiting the Wildcard Operators
  • Understanding Regular Expressions
  • Using the –Match Parameter
  • Using Select-String
  • Try it Yourself
  • Using the RegEx Type Accelerator
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • Understanding IT-Related Terminology
  • Preparing Your Environment
  • Browsing Package Repositories
  • Installing Software from the Command Line
  • Try it Yourself
  • Managing Providers and Packages
  • Hosting a Private OneGet Repository
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • Historical Background of DSC
  • Basic Tenets of DSC
  • DSC Authoring Environment
  • Configuring the DSC Environment
  • Writing Your First Configuration Script
  • Try it Yourself
  • A Word on DSC Push Configuration
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • Managing Execution Policy
  • Writing Our First Script: The User Profile
  • Writing a PowerShell Function
  • Adding Programming Logic
  • Running Scripts
  • Try it Yourself
  • Pointers to Master PowerShell Scripting
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • Understanding Snap-Ins
  • Introducing PowerShell Modules
  • Creating Your First PowerShell Script Module
  • Using Module Manifests
  • Adding Comment-Based Help
  • Try it Yourself
  • Finding Modules Easily
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • Installing Active Directory
  • Creating Common Active Directory Objects
  • Try it Yourself
  • Understanding Various AD Administrative Tasks
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • Running PowerShell Using SQL Server Tools
  • Interacting with SQL Server Using PowerShell
  • Automating Common SQL Server DBA Tasks
  • Try it Yourself
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • Understanding the Environment
  • Deploying a Service Application
  • Deploying a Web Application
  • Deploying a Site Collection
  • Setting Permissions on a Site Collection
  • Reporting on a SharePoint Farm
  • Try it Yourself
  • Summary
  • Q&A
  • Defining Microsoft Azure
  • Preparing Your Azure-PowerShell Environment
  • Working with Azure Virtual Machines
  • Try it Yourself
  • Managing Office 365 and SharePoint Online with Azure
  • Summary
  • Q&A

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Determining Windows PowerShell version
  • Displaying the Identity of the Current Windows PowerShell Host
  • Getting event log information with Windows PowerShell
  • Creating and Opening a Text Log File in Notepad
  • Determining Windows version
  • Determining .NET Framework version
  • Observing Windows PowerShell Commands
  • Adding Grouping to the Mix
  • Retrieving AD Commands on a Windows server Domain Controller
  • Retrieving a sorted list of verbs
  • Fetching the help article from Microsoft web servers
  • Updating help library of a module
  • Viewing help content
  • Saving help files on an online system
  • Understanding Windows PowerShell help syntax
  • Investigating Windows PowerShell help
  • Taking Windows PowerShell help to the next level
  • Displaying command options in a graphical window
  • Viewing registered snap-ins
  • Adding a registered snap-in
  • Retrieving a list of available modules
  • Importing an available module
  • Showing number of commands contained in the PsReadline module
  • Discovering Windows PowerShell commands
  • Opening Internet Explorer using PowerShell
  • Opening the PDF directly using Windows PowerShell
  • Retrieving metadata
  • Retrieving properties available with get-process
  • Retrieving methods available with get-process
  • Retrieving particular data
  • Working with objects and members
  • Introducing hash tables
  • Investigating the Windows PowerShell Pipeline
  • Stopping the print spooler service
  • Using array object
  • Experimenting with Pipeline Parameter Binding
  • Sorting output in ascending order
  • Sorting on multiple criteria
  • Playing with PowerShell comparison operators
  • Filtering the output displaying the name, status and display name
  • Understanding measure-object
  • Viewing PSDrives on the system
  • Displaying the results in an interactive table
  • Formatting the result as a table
  • Exporting and converting Windows PowerShell output
  • Enabling remoting using Windows PowerShell
  • Establishing a remote session
  • Setting execution policy
  • Creating a new job
  • Creating a scheduled PowerShell job
  • Retrieving help files as a job and output them in a three-column wide display
  • Writing a simple Windows PowerShell script file
  • Using the PowerShell CIM commands
  • Using Get-WMI object
  • Installing an application from a subdirectory
  • Installing software with OneGet
  • Verifying that the WinRar archiver is installed on your system
  • Viewing that options are available for the Windows Feature DSC resource
  • Creating and updating a DSC configuration
  • Understanding loop and iteration
  • Leveraging the PowerShell Community to edit an existing script
  • Adding a PSSnapin to your session
  • Getting recent event log
  • Creating organizational units
  • Creating groups
  • Creating domain user accounts in bulk
  • Creating a new database
  • Creating a new table
  • Inserting data into a table
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Windows Powershell
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