Topics Module 1: Introduction to PowerShell – the Basics
This module explains how to install and configure PowerShell. In addition,students will be introduced to many of the concepts of PowerShell, includingcmdlets and PowerShell drives.
Lesson 1: What is PowerShell? ·
Lesson 2: PowerShell Cmdlets ·
Lesson 3: PowerShell Snapins ·
Lesson 4: PowerShell Modules ·
Lesson 5: PowerShell Remoting ·
Lesson 6: Navigating in PowerShell ·
Lesson 7: PowerShell Profiles Module 2: ThePowerShell Pipeline, Scripts and Syntax
This module explains how to use the PowerShell pipeline at the command line andin script files. It provides information on retrieving information on theproperties and methods of objects. The module closes with information oncommand line syntax, managing output from cmdlets, and defining script blocks.
Lesson 1: Pipelines ·
Lesson 2: Scripts ·
Lesson 3: Syntax, Output and Script Blocks Module 3:Variables and Data Types, Variable Scopes, and Collections
This module explains how to use cmdlets associated with variables. addresseshow PowerShell interprets variables based on their content. It reviews thecommon data types and how to control variable data types. It looks into thescope of the variable itself and finishes with using arrays.
Lesson 1: Variables and Data Types ·
Lesson 2: Variable Scopes ·
Lesson 3: Collections Module 4:Security
This module explains how identify and configure script execution policies. Itincludes information on securing script files through the use of certificatesas well as how to capture and use alternate credentials when executingcommands. The module ends with a discussion on securing remote sessions.
Lesson 1: Script Execution ·
Lesson 2: Signing Scripts ·
Lesson 3: Requesting Credentials and Using Secure Strings ·
Lesson 4: Securing Remote Sessions Module 5:Remote Management
This module explains how use the different methods of executing commandsremotely. It covers the requirements for using PowerShell remoting, managingremote sessions, and running background jobs.
Lesson 1: Configuring Remote Management ·
Lesson 2: Using PowerShell Remoting ·
Lesson 3: Using Jobs Module 6:Script Flow Control Statements
This module explains how use the language elements of PowerShell. It covers thestatements for looping, branching, and managing the behavior of thosestatements through the use of break and continue keywords.
Lesson 1: Foreach and For ·
Lesson 2: While / Do While / Do Until ·
Lesson 3: If / Switch ·
Lesson 4: Break /Continue Module 7:Functions, Filters and Modules
This module explains how use the features of PowerShell which allow you toextend its functionality through reusable code. It includes creating robustfunctions by leveraging parameters and introduces modules which enhance theportability of reusable code.
Lesson 1: Functions and Filters ·
Lesson 2: Scripting with Functions and Parameters ·
Lesson 3: Modules Module 8: Error Handling
This module explains how use the error handling environment within PowerShell.It addresses the language components which enhance managing errors. Thedebugging options within both the console host and the ISE are presented astools for debugging scripts.
Lesson 1: Error Handling ·
Lesson 2: Try / Catch / Finally ·
Lesson 3: Script Debugging Module 9:Administrative Uses
This module explains how use the topics covered in previous modules in everyday administrative tasks. It combines the command line, script files, modulesand functions to automate a variety of tasks. It introduces the concepts ofadvanced scripting which make PowerShell an enterprise-ready scriptingenvironment.
Lesson 1: Manipulating files and folders ·
Lesson 2: Modifying Registry Data ·
Lesson 3: Working with Events ·
Lesson 4: Working with Active Directory Objects ·
Lesson 5: Advanced Scripting