• Length:
    6 Weeks
  • Effort:
    4–5 hours per week
  • Price:

    FREE
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  • Level:
    Introductory
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
    English

Prerequisites

  • Learners should have some familiarity with using a command line interface
  • Basic understanding of computer systems, including disks, files, and networks
  • Helpful to have some scripting experience or an understanding of automated processes

About this course

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Interested in learning how to quickly automate basic administrative operations? Windows PowerShell is rapidly becoming the solution that IT Pros turn to with its powerful combination of a scripting language, command line speed, and GUI tools.

This self-paced course is an introduction to Windows PowerShell where you’ll get an opportunity to discover how to create your own scripts for automated batch processing. Learn how to replace manual, repetitive, and time-consuming operations with an automated solution for both local and remote scenarios.

Through videos, discussions, hands-on labs, and assessments you will see why now might be the time to discover Windows PowerShell.

What you'll learn

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  • What is Windows PowerShell and how to access the tool through the Console and the Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE).
  • How to use the Windows PowerShell Help, and basic command syntax.
  • How the pipeline works, and how to discover object members.
  • How to use comparison operators, filtering, and enumeration.
  • How to define and use variables and arrays.
  • How to access PSProviders and PSDrives, including the file system providers.
  • How to use basic and advanced output formatting.
  • How to redirect output, and how to use grid views.

Meet your instructors

Cynthia Staley
Senior Content Developer
Microsoft
Tony Jamieson
Content Developer
Microsoft

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