Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell

  • Course Code: MS10961
  • Course Location: Columbia, SC
  • $2500
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This course is intended for IT Professionals already experienced in general Windows Server and Windows Client administration or already experienced in administering and supporting Application servers and services including applications like Exchange, SharePoint, and SQL. It is broadly intended for students who want to use Windows PowerShell to automate administrative tasks from the command line, using any Microsoft or independent software vendor (ISV) product that supports Windows PowerShell manageability.

This course is not intended to be a scripting or programming course, and includes only basic coverage of scripting and programming topics. Students are not expected to have prior scripting or programming experience, and are not expected to have prior Windows PowerShell experience.


In this five day course you will learn to execute and monitor scripts more efficiently through more robust session connectivity, workflow capabilities, enhanced job scheduling, and Windows PowerShell Web Access. Learn Windows PowerShell with greater ease through improved cmdlet discovery and simplified, consistent syntax across all cmdlets. Write Windows PowerShell scripts quicker and more intuitively through the new Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE) that enables script sharing, which connects IT pros to a larger Windows PowerShell user community. Learn all this and more in this five-day Microsoft Official Course in Windows PowerShell.


Module 1: Getting Started with Windows PowerShell Module 2: Working with the Pipeline Module 3: Understanding How the Pipeline Works Module 4: Using PSProviders and PSDrives Module 5: Formatting Output Module 6: Querying Management Information by Using WMI and CIM Module 7: Preparing for Scripting Module 8: Moving From a Command to Script to Module Module 9: Administering Remote Computers Module 10: Putting it All Together Module 11: Using Background Jobs and Scheduled Jobs Module 12: Using Profiles and Advanced PowerShell Techniques