Mastering Windows PowerShell 5 Administration

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  • Self-paced with Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App

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Write maintainable and production-quality scripts that save time and effort.

PowerShell is the de facto standard for scripting in Microsoft Windows environments. By knowing how to use PowerShell, system administrators can quickly automate complex, repetitive, and otherwise time-consuming tasks.

This video course will help you to master automation and finish the course by building a variety of PowerShell scripts to automate your environment and reduce the amount of code required. Through real-world examples, you will learn how to simplify managing your Windows environment and then effectively administer Windows-based systems and environments by using advanced functions.

You will gain a strong foundation to advance your existing PowerShell knowledge through real-world scenarios. By the end of this course, you will be able to quickly produce scripts that can be run in your existing environments, and perform and automate tasks by building scripts that involve systems and enterprise management.

You will finish the course by getting a thorough understanding of how to use advanced features to work with Active Directory and the file system, and will deploy tried and tested scripts for a variety of management tasks.

About the Author

  • Heiko Horn started out as technician and worked his way into computing and programming as his focus, and life orientation shifted. He has experience with various operating systems and has been working with PowerShell for the past 10 years. He became interested in this scripting language as a means of minimizing workload by automating several steps and therefore saving time. His job involves several changes throughout the year; adding or changing only a couple of aspects within a PowerShell script frees up time for other tasks he faces as a System Administrator.

Basic knowledge
  • Prior knowledge of PowerShell's core elements and applications is a prerequisite for this course

What will you learn
  • Explore the new features available in Windows PowerShell 5
  • Successfully handle error messages by using the try, catch, and finally block
  • Debug code, log messages to the Windows event viewer, and send information, warnings, and errors by email
  • Use robust PowerShell scripts in your datacenter to automate redundant tasks
  • Access a remote database server to import and use the cmdlets that are available for SQL
  • Query Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL Server and store the acquired information in memory in order to achieve tasks
  • Connect to an API with XML and JSON that do not allow direct access to the database
  • Automate group assignment and how to search by Organizational Units
  • Work with real-world examples, which are simplified by applying Po
Course Curriculum
Number of Lectures: 42 Total Duration: 03:48:49

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