SKIP TO CONTENT
The portal for lifelong-learning
LU
DE
EN
FR
PT

PowerShell 4/5 - Automatiser l'administration avancée

5 day(s)

Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Create advanced functions
  • Use Microsoft.NET Framework and REST API in Windows PowerShell
  • Write controller scripts
  • Handle script errors
  • Use XML, JSON, and custom formatted data
  • Enhance server management with Desired State Configuration and Just Enough Administration
  • Analyze and debug scripts
  • Understand Windows PowerShell workflow

Content

This is a three-day course that will teach students how to automate administrative tasks using Windows PowerShell 5.1. Students will learn core scripting skills such as creating advanced functions, writing controller scripts, and handling script errors. Students will learn how to works with Windows PowerShell Workflow, the REST API and XML and JSON formatted data files, Students will also learn how to use new administration tools such Desired State Configuration (DSC) and Just Enough Administration (JEA) to configure and secure servers.

Module 1: Creating advanced functions

This module explains how to parameterize a command into an advanced function.

Lessons

  • Converting a command into an advanced function
  • Creating a script module
  • Defining parameter attributes and input validation
  • Writing functions that accept pipeline input
  • Producing complex pipeline output
  • Documenting functions by using comment-based help
  • Supporting –WhatIf and -Confirm
  • Lab: Converting a command into an advanced function
  • Converting a command into an advanced function
  • Lab: Creating a script module
  • Creating a script module
  • Lab: Defining parameter attributes and input validation
  • Defining parameter attributes and input validation
  • Lab: Writing functions that accept pipeline input
  • Writing functions that accept pipeline input
  • Lab: Producing complex pipeline output
  • Producing complex pipeline output
  • Lab: Documenting functions by using comment-based help
  • Documenting functions by using comment-based help
  • Lab: Supporting –WhatIf and -Confirm
  • Supporting –WhatIf and -Confirm

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Convert a command into an advanced function
  • Create a script module
  • Define parameter attributes and input validation
  • Write functions that accept pipeline input
  • Produce complex pipeline output
  • Document functions by using comment-based help
  • Support -WhatIf and -Confirm
Module 2: Using Microsoft.NET Framework and REST API in Windows PowerShell

This module explains how to use Microsoft.NET Framework and REST API to supplement functionality that Windows PowerShell commands provide.

Lessons

  • Using Microsoft.NET Framework in Windows PowerShell
  • Using REST API in Windows PowerShell
  • Lab: Using Microsoft.NET Framework in Windows PowerShell
  • Using Microsoft.NET Framework in Windows PowerShell
  • Lab: Using REST API in Windows PowerShell
  • Using REST API in Windows PowerShell

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use Microsoft.NET Framework in Windows PowerShell
  • Use REST API in Windows PowerShell
Module 3: Writing controller scripts

This module explains how to combine advanced functions that perform a specific task and a controller script that provides a user interface or automates a business process.

Lessons

  • Introducing controller scripts
  • Writing controller scripts that display a user interface
  • Writing controller scripts that produce reports
  • Lab: Writing controller scripts
  • Writing controller scripts that display a user interface
  • Writing controller scripts that implement a text-based menu
  • Lab: Writing controller scripts that produce HTML reports
  • Writing functions to be used in the controller script
  • Writing a controller script that produces HTML reports

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe controller scripts
  • Write controller scripts that display a user interface
  • Write controller scripts that produce reports
Module 4: Handling script errors

This module explains how to perform basic error handling in scripts.

Lessons

  • Understanding error handling
  • Handling errors and timeouts in a script
  • Lab: Handling errors in a script
  • Handling errors in a script

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe error handling
  • Handle errors and timeouts in a script
Module 5: Using XML, JSON, and custom-formatted data

This module explains how to read, manipulate, and write data in XML and JSON format.

Lessons

  • Reading, manipulating, and writing XML-formatted data
  • Reading, manipulating, and writing JSON-formatted data
  • Reading and manipulating custom-formatted data
  • Lab: Reading, manipulating, and writing XML-formatted data
  • Testing the provided tools
  • Updating an XML inventory document

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Read, manipulate, and write XML-formatted data
  • Read, manipulate, and write JSON-formatted data
  • Read and manipulate custom-formatted data
Module 6: Enhancing server management with Desired State Configuration and Just Enough Administration

This module explains how to write Desired State Configuration (DSC) configuration files, deploy those files to servers, and monitor servers’ configurations. This module also explains how to restrict administrative access with Just Enough Administration (JEA).

Lessons

  • Understanding Desired State Configuration
  • Creating and deploying a DSC configuration
  • Implementing Just Enough Administration
  • Lab: Creating and deploying a DSC configuration
  • Creating and deploying a DSC configuration
  • Lab: Configuring and using JEA
  • Configuring and using JEA

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand DSC
  • Create and deploy a DSC configuration
  • Implement JEA
Module 7: Analyzing and debugging scripts

This module explains how to use native Windows PowerShell features to analyze and debug existing scripts.

Lessons

  • Debugging in Windows PowerShell
  • Analyzing and debugging an existing script
  • Lab: Analyzing and debugging an existing script
  • Analyzing and debugging an existing script

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Debug in Windows PowerShell
  • Analyze and debug an existing script
Module 8: Understanding Windows PowerShell Workflow

This module explains the features of the Windows PowerShell Workflow technology.

Lessons

  • Understanding Windows PowerShell Workflow
  • Lab: Creating and running a Windows PowerShell Workflow
  • Creating and running a Windows PowerShell Workflow

After completing this module, students will be able to describe and implement the Workflow feature of Windows PowerShell.

Target group

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is intended for IT professionals who are experienced in general Windows Server and Windows Client administration. Students should have a foundational knowledge of Windows PowerShell, which they can obtain by taking course 10961C: Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell.
In addition, this course provides scripting guidance for developers who support development environments and deployment processes.

 
Prerequisites

  • Experience with Windows networking technologies and implementation
  • Experience with Windows Server administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Experience with Windows Client administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Experience with using Windows PowerShell to run commands and to create basic non-modularized scripts

Assessment

Certficate, diploma

Attestation de présence remis à l'issu du cours à chaque participant - Préparation de la certification MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate).

Contact the training provider
Share this content

 



Responsibility for the content of this training description lies solely with its author, the training provider Telindus Training Institute / Proximus Luxembourg.

Print Expand/Collapse all Send to a friend
Contact the training provider
Characteristics
Level Avancé
Organisation Formation inter-entreprise
Languages
Use of cookies

lifelong-learning.lu uses cookies to offer you a quality user experience, measure audiences, optimise functions on social media, and offer you personalised content.

By continuing to browse this website, you accept the use of cookies subject to the conditions provided for in our policy on the subject. Find out more.

Essential cookies
These cookies make it possible to use the main functions of our website (including access to your personal space). Normal use of our website is not possible unless these cookies are enabled.
Statistics
These cookies make it possible to compile statistics on visits to our website. Disabling them stops us monitoring and improving the quality of the services we provide.
Targeted advertising
These cookies make it possible to provide you with information via the Internet and the social media, with offers of training that match your needs.

Read our policy on the use of cookies.

Accept all Manage your cookie settings
Veuillez patienter...