This tutorial is designed to teach the busy IT Professionals about this powerful management tool.
Learn how PowerShell works and how to make PowerShell work for you from the experts Jeffrey Snover, the inventor of PowerShell, together with Jason Helmick, Senior Technologist at Concentrated Technology.
IT Professionals, Admins, and Help Desk persons learn how to improve your management capabilities, automate redundant tasks and manage your environment in scale.
1: Don’t fear the shell
This modules provides an overview on the purpose of PowerShell. How to install it, manage it and customize it. Get familiar with the shell.
2: The help system
Get ready to learn about the help system. Learn more about updatable help, understanding Syntax, discoverability with help system.
3: The pipeline: getting connected and extending the shell
In this session you will discover what the pipeline is and what it does. It will go into details on exporting/importing CSV, exporting/importing XML, displaying information in a GUI, cmdlets. Additionally you will learn about extending the shell and how to find and add snap-ins, modules and commands.
4: Objects for the Admin
This modules reviews objects across the pipeline and how to get the information you need. Once you have the information it you will learn about sorting and selecting objects, custom properties and filtering data, and how to use methods when no cmdlet exists.
5: The pipeline: deeper
This section reviews how the pipeline really works and the four step solution – ByValue, ByPropertyName, how to customize properties that do not match, and the Parenthetical.
6: The PowerShell in the shell, remoting
In this session you will receive an overview on remoting and how to enable it. Additionally you will learn how one-to-one and one-to-many remoting works.
7: Getting prepared for automation
Learn about automation and PowerShell security goals, execution policy, variables. Open the doors to fun with quotes, getting and displaying input and other output for scripts and automation.
8: Automation in scale, remoting
Power of PowerShell with reusable sessions, sessions with Invoke-Command and real-world deployment of a website. Learn how to get commands from anywhere.
9: Introducing scripting and toolmaking
This modules provides an overview of the new ISE and how to make commands repeatable, how to add parameters to your script, document your script. It closes out with turning your script into a tool for others and storing your tools in a module.
Instructors: Jeffrey Snover, the inventor of PowerShell and Jason Helmick, Senior Technologist at Concentrated Technology.